The Sumida River At Night

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As the sun goes down in Odaiba, the dinner boats gather like fireflies

By day, the Sumida River is a busy thoroughfare of boats and ferries, but at night it turns into a magical sea of sparkles.

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As night falls, the boats take off upriver

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As darkness falls, the river begins to glow

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Every boat is different

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Skytree is at its best after dark

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Odaiba, after sunset

If you’d like to ride the waterbus ferry between Asakusa and Odaiba the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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