Flowing through the capital city, Sumida River offers a long waterfront with many sights. Enjoy a walk along the embankments under cherry trees and terraces, from where you can observe the skyline featuring the Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Beer buildings. You can rent a bike near Sumida Park, or start at Senso-ji shrine. The banks serve as a popular spot for local, who gather to drink, sing, or eat under the cherry trees. You can embark on a boat cruise, starting at Asakusa and ending at the Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba Island, enjoying sweeping views of Tokyo Bay along the way. Before you head to Tokyo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tokyo day trip website , to make sure you see all that Tokyo has to offer, including Sumida River.
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Sumida River Reviews
上京した父母と東武浅草駅脇の吾妻橋で待ち合わせて、都電の柳島車庫行きに乗り亀戸の親戚宅に向かうのが半世紀近く前の思い出です。当時の隅田川は、高度成長期の真っ盛りで川も昔と違い徐々に汚れ始めており、お世辞にも綺麗とは言えませんでした。それから数十年、今では綺麗な流れと隅田川の花火が戻るまでになりました。春待ちどおしいですね。 more »It is a memories near half a century ago to meet with parents who went to Tokyo at Azumabashi beside Tobu Asakusa Station, to take a ride to Yanagishima garage of Toden, and to the relative's house in Kameido. Sumida gawa at that time was in the midst of the high growth period, and the river began to become dirty gradually unlike the old times, and it was not able to be said that it was beautiful in the compliment. In the decades since then, the beautiful flow and the fireworks of Sumida River have returned. It's a long time since spring.
首都高から見れましたが、 隅田川の花火大会の日だったので朝から場所取りをしている人がたくさんいました。 more »I was able to see it from the capital high, but there were a lot of people who were taking up the place from the morning because it was the day of the fireworks display of Sumidagawa.
Sumida river holds firework ceremony in every July. However, I had a bad experience about this ceremony. I had to wait for a long time for the ceremony in the long long queue. I thought there were more than 100,000 people also waiting for the firework. After 2-3 hours, My friend and I were arranged to a group, about 100 people, to cross the Sumida river bridge for seeing the firework. Merely within 5-10 mins, I saw the firework from the bridge and I recorded it in the video. In this short time, the police pulled up a line and pushed me to move on, causing that I could not enjoy this firework ceremony. I think I need to take a seat in the formal place of the firework ceremony rather than see it on the bridge.
I'm sure the location is great but the map GPS coordinates are completely wrong!! LOL no where near a river!
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