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


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/


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/

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


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.


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


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



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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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