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 | change source]

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

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Sumida-gawa)" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 912.
  2. National Archives of Japan (NAJ), Ryogoku bridge (1875) Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  3. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 415.
  4. Flickr, Sakurabashi; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  5., Kototoi Bridge Archived 2009-12-07 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  6. NAJ, Azumabashi Bridge (June 1876) Archived 2015-10-02 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  7. Tokyo Panorama, Komagata Bridge + Azuma bridge Archived 2009-07-28 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-6-4.
  8. Titsingh, p. 415;, 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 | change 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