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
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.
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2. Arakawa Yuen Amusement Park (Arakawa Yuenchi)
This amusement park is a good place to bring small children.
Since this amusement park is a public facility operated by Arakawa City, it charges only a small admission fee. 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/
3. Arakawa Sizen Park
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/
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: https://www.gesui.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/business/b4/guide/sise-list/03-02/index.html
4. Minowa Shopping Street "Joyful Minowa"
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.
5.Ichiyo Memorial Museum
The memorial museum of Higuchi Ichio, the female writer printed on the Japanese 5000-yen note.
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Official Website: https://www.taitocity.net/zaidan/ichiyo/
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6.Otori-jinja Shrine (Otorisama Market)
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.
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