The Sumida River At Night

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.

As night falls, the boats take off upriver
As darkness falls, the river begins to glow
Every boat is different
Skytree is at its best after dark
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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Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had

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2 thoughts on “The Sumida River At Night

  1. Jonelle: Thanks for the great pictures. We did spend a delightful ferry boat trip on the Sumida with Steve on your advice. Lucky we had you for a Tokyo/Japan guide. Unforgettable trip though several years ago.

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