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Toei Streetcar(Toden) Arakawa Line

#176 of 3,220 things to do in Tokyo
Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3893-7451
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Our room was in Koshinzuka and this was the best way to get there. We rode this tram at least... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Best in May or Oct.

Best to ride or walk along the route in the 2nd half of May or Oct - lots of roses blooming in the... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Masa N
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed yesterday

Our room was in Koshinzuka and this was the best way to get there. We rode this tram at least twice daily and loved it. We didn't get a pass, but I assume there is one and it would probably would have been better for...More

Thank BernieNobels
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Best to ride or walk along the route in the 2nd half of May or Oct - lots of roses blooming in the Arakawa area - some parks or shopping arcade and restaurants for locals, better to buy a one day pass, it's all about...More

1  Thank Masa N
Reviewed April 6, 2017

It is a tram that connects the north and east of Tokyo. Trams run through old residential areas mainly located in downtown Tokyo. Its size was small and only one car, the running speed was not fast. It might be a good way to relax...More

1  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The Toden-Arakawa Line is a streetcar line in Tokyo, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei). It operates on a 13 KM stretch between Minowabashi station and Waseda Station. A singe trip takes around 50 minutes. The Line operates in northern and eastern...More

1  Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed March 3, 2017

If you want an authentic Japanese experience in the center of the largest city in the world, you should try the Toden Arakawa Line. It takes you places you would never see otherwise and will bring you into contact with the little bit that exists...More

3  Thank RICHARD O
Reviewed January 22, 2017

You can get here quite easily from Nippori station (which is on the Yamanote line). Transfer to the Keisei line and go to Machiya Station. Walk a few meters to the Machiyaekimae Station, where you ill get on the Toden-Awakawa line to Minowabashi Station. Once...More

2  Thank Joe L
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We found the nearest stop to our hotel and although I was a little nervous about asking the driver for a one day pass he understood me perfectly and 400¥ is small change in Tokyo. We hopped on and off the tram to explore. Go...More

Thank TozieT
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Spent the whole day riding the Streetcar and getting and off various stations. Buy the whole day ticket 400 yen. Streetcars run every 5 or so minutes so it's easy to get off, take a walk, look around and return to the station. Roses along...More

Thank Roachie1961
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We travelled with TODEN on January 22nd 2016, from the terminal station at Minowabashi to Jizo dori. The tram was almost empty we could enjoy the view of several Tokyo s wards and the ways of older passengers. The streetcar bells that ring DING DING...More

Thank 216spring
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I love this 'ting ting' tram. The rows of roses on either side of the line are nice touches, making it romantic but the best parts were the various stops we made and explored. We met nice locals, curious school children and friendly hostess of...More

1  Thank Spring9143
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