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During the Edo period, lords and ladies took a boat along the Sumida River to Asakusa and the Sensoji Temple. Today, a sightseeing boat takes a similar route departing from the traditional Hama Rikya Garden.
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Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Within walking distance of the must-visit Senso-ji, it's worth walking the short distance to Sumida River. There is a nice park along the river with lots of benches, some interesting modern art and a few eating options. The main reason to be here is the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hux_JE
Reviewed February 20, 2019

I think one of the nicest things you can do in a city is take a sedate stroll along by the river. Who doesn't love to be by the water? It's also a great alternative way to see a city. I really enjoyed the stroll...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bomchickawaawaa
Reviewed December 10, 2018

After walking for a couple of hours we took an easy boat trip to see more of the city area. We had a short wait after finding the booking kiosk at street level but we purchased a couple of bottles of water while waiting but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed October 30, 2018

this river so nice, you can enjoyed with this zone warm, peace and not busy, you can see the a lot of great building

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dian k
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Very average boat trip on the river. Views were not impressive, you can see only lots of standard buildings along the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patrickkZ4967SU
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Sumida River flows through Tokyo for about 17 miles, branching from the Arakawa River at Iwabuchi and continuing to Tokyo Bay. I have seen sections that run from Asakusa to the Bay and really like the stretch with a view of the Tokyo Sky...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

An 45 min journey down this delightful river you will pass many of the well known highlights of this magnificent city and pass under at least 16 bridges, very enjoyable

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Very good place for picnic and friends meeting during cherry blossom at evening. Great view of Skytree illuminated of colours.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jolanta A
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I walked form Senso-ji Temple to the Tokyo Skytree just crossing the Sumida River. It looked nice and you can take some very good photos on the way.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Sumida river is located in the middle of a crowded city of Tokyo. The best time to enjoy this river is during the morning, when not much activity in Asakusa area. Sitting in the park enjoying the scenery around or running in the morning you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dikki A
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