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Toden Tram Tour of Tokyo Neighborhoods | Tour 2 - East Area

Toden Arakawa-sen(line) is a streetcar system served between the historic neighborhoods Waseda and Minowa, in the northern area of Central Tokyo. There are various attractions along the tramline, such as Japanese gardens, temples, old shopping streets, and Sakura viewing spots, allowing you to have a short tour and enjoy a nostalgic, friendly atmosphere.


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1. Oji Town

王子エリア
Oji is a greenery, historic town with various attractions, temples, gardens, and museums. Asukayama Koen Park near the JR Oji Station is a great place to enjoy Sakura viewing in spring.
Related Article: https://tokyo.digi-joho.com/attractions/oji-attractions.html

  • 1-min walk from Oji Ekimae Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
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    2. Arakawa Yuen Amusement Park (Arakawa Yuenchi)

    荒川遊園地
    This amusement park is a good place to bring small children. Since this amusement park is a public facility operated by the Arakawa City, it charges only a little admission fees. (200 JP Yen for an adult. 100 JP Yen for primary school student). Founded in 1922, this budget-friendly, old amusement park has been beloved by kids in Tokyo for generations.
    Official Website: https://www.city.arakawa.tokyo.jp/yuuen/

  • 5-min walk from Arakawa Yuenchimae Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
  • 3. Arakawa Sizen Park

    荒川自然公園
    The park on top of the Mikawashima Wastewater Treatment Plant, includes a natural garden, a playground, a baseball ground, tennis courts, and a kid'ss bike-rriding park.
    Official Website: http://arakawasizen-koen.com/english/

  • 1-min walk from Arakawa Nichome Station 荒川二丁目 on the Toden Arakawa Line
  • Mikawashima Wastewater Treatment Plant

    There are old brick buildings (monuments) that have been designated as national important cultural properties. The monuments are open to the public during spring (the Sakura viewing season) and autumn events.
    Official Website: http://www.gesui.metro.tokyo.jp/english/top01.htm
    http://www.gesui.metro.tokyo.jp/odekake/syorijyo/07_01.htm

  • 3-min walk from Arakawa Nichome Station荒川二丁目 on the Toden Arakawa Line.
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    4. Minowa Shopping Street "Joyful Minowa"

    ジョイフル三ノ輪 商店街
    This old shopping street lies in front of Minowabashi Station on the Toden Arakawa Line, has a nostalgic atmosphere like stepping back in time to the 1960s/70s.

  • 20-sec walk from Minowabashi Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
  • 3-min walk from Minowa Station on the Hibiya Subway Line
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    5.Ichiyo Memorial Museum

    一葉記念館
    The memorial museum of Higuchi Ichio, the female writer printed on the Japanese 5000-yen note.
    Related Article: https://tokyo.digi-joho.com/attractions/arts-culture/70-higuchi-ichiyo.html
    Official Website: http://www.taitocity.net/taito/ichiyo/riyou.html
    Googles Map: https://goo.gl/maps/PaAGv

  • 10-min walk from Minowabashi Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
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    6.Otori-jinja Shrine (Otorisama Market)

    鳳神社 (酉の市)
    The shrine is known for Torinoichi, or a traditional market for selling lucky charms, held in early winter. While the market is held, a number of food stalls will line along the street from Minowa station to the Ootori-jinja Shrine.
    Related Article: https://tokyo.digi-joho.com/attractions/events/torinoichi.html

  • 20-min walk from Minowabashi Station on the Toden Arakawa Line
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    Toden Arakawa-sen Stations
    Part2 : East Area

    15.Oji ekimae 王子駅前
    16.Sakaecho 栄町
    17.Kajiwara 梶原
    18.Arakawashakomae 荒川車庫前
    19.Arakawa yuenchimae 荒川遊園地前
    20.Odai 小台
    21.Miyanomae 宮ノ前
    22.Kumanomae 熊野前
    23.Higashiogu sanchome 東尾区三丁目
    24.Machiya nichome 町屋二丁目
    25.Machiya-ekimae 町屋駅前
    26.Arakawa nanachome 荒川七丁目
    27.Arakawa nichome 荒川二丁目
    28.Arakawakuyakushomae 荒川区役所前
    29.Arakawaichumae 荒川一中前
    30.Minowabashi 三ノ輪橋

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