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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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Reviewed 1 January 2016

we had took a river bus through the sumida river is was a quiet and "healthy" river. with houses and offices around it. please note at the end of the trip you would see the rainbow bridge and the Odaiba Island which is the climax...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank PinoyBoy77
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Mentioned this river earlier along the walk to Sky Tree. It's line by sakuras in April and has interesting architectured buildings along it's bank. I really enjoyed the small but picturesque Sumida Park

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank AlvinCK
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Some really great sight-seeing spots around here, take a walk around and explore the area! Also, it's nice to sit by the river at night and have a drink with friends...

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank shonya_singh
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This river is pretty viewable from Sumida Park along the northern side of Tokyo - Asakusa area. I love its evening time when the sun is going down. This Sumida Park is few minutes away from Sensoji Temple though.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Knight298570
Reviewed 6 November 2015

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.

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank kewl_samurai
Reviewed 2 November 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank swift314
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Nice view to see Tokyo sky tower and other locations.locations. Accessible distance to Asukusa Temple.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank KC Raju V
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 16 September 2015

we took the Tokyo cruise from Sensoji to Odiba all the way along Sumida River. The famous Sky tree and Tokyo Tower can be observed from the cruise.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Tao_Tsou
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I went here to see the fireworks over Sumeda river. The fireworks were amazing. The police managed the crowd very well. We had a fantastic time seeing the various types of fireworks.

Date of experience: July 2015
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