Sumida River

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The Sumida River flowing through Adachi, Tokyo

The Sumida River (隅田川 Sumida-gawa?) is a Japanese river which flows through Tokyo. It crosses the north part of Tokyo and drains into Tokyo Bay.[1]

Sumida bridges[change | edit source]

The Sumida runs through Tokyo for 27 kilometers. There are 26 bridges across the river, including

Gallery[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Sumida-gawa)" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 912.
  2. National Archives of Japan (NAJ), Ryogoku bridge (1875); retrieved 2012-6-4.
  3. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 415.
  4. Flickr, Sakurabashi; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  5. Asakusa-samurai.com, Kototoi Bridge; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  6. NAJ, Azumabashi Bridge (June 1876); retrieved 2012-6-4.
  7. Tokyo Panorama, Komagata Bridge + Azuma bridge; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  8. Titsingh, p. 415; TokyoArchitecture.info, Shin Ohashi Bridge; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  9. Commons image shows the Tsukuda Bridge (Tsukuda Ohashi), the white Chou Bridge (Chuo Ohashi), and above that the blue Eitai Bridge (Eitai-bashi; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  10. Flickr, Kachidoki-bashi Bridge; retrieved 2012-6-4.

Other websites[change | edit source]

Media related to Sumida River at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 35°43′07″N 139°48′26″E / 35.71861°N 139.80722°E / 35.71861; 139.80722