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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.
Not sure about the river, but river cruise are great attraction. We have taken it from Asakusa to odaiba and it passed through city attractions. This was wonderful site, to cruise and look for tokyo city.
The boat ride we took was ok but it was a grey day and all the tokyo skyline looked very very drab and really quite dour, i guess on a bright sunny day it would have a while new perspective probably bet avoided if its...More
We did this during the day. I thought it was a touch expensive at about £10 each. Hard to hear the commentary and not loads to see. Still it gets you from A to B. Basically Asakusa to Odaiba. Worth it to rest your legs....More
Do something about different while in Tokyo and take a boat down the beautiful Sumida River.
It's so nice to take some time out of hectic Tokyo and cruise down the river.
It's a unique way to see the city.
This is one activity you have to do when visiting Tokyo. After completing your visit to Asakusa, I suggest you to follow Tokyo River Cruise from Asakusa to Odaiba. You can walk around 10 minutes from famous area in Asakusa (Sensoji temple) to Asakusa harbour....More