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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.
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
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
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.
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