Park of waterside
It is characteristic of Koto City that there are many parks utilized waterside space. We can enjoy flavor of flower which fades every season, and goes and scenery of waterside. Please enjoy various ways of enjoying including date to enjoy walk, night view leisurely to feel season in families.
List of sightseeing theme spots
Symbol Promenade Park has the area of approximately 26.4 hectares. It is 80 m wide and extends over approximately 4 km. It is connected to various facilities within Rinkai sub-city center as the axis of a vast green space. You can view Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, and Statue of Liberty from here. This is a healing spot in Rinkai sub-city center, where you can enjoy flowers and trees throughout the four seasons, including 100,000 bulbs in 400 varieties of tulips in spring (the most in the Metropolitan area), summer flower beds in Omotenashi Kadan, and fall foliage.
There is Bashoan Memorial Garden which is annex of Basho Museum along the promenade of the Sumida River. Fine-view garden is next to the Sumida River and Onagigawa River and can enjoy scenery of seasonal waterside. In garden, there is relief of Basho old man image and Basho hermitage turning at 17:00 and can remember former times. In addition, we are lighted up until 22:00 and can see from promenade of the Sumida River. ※You cannot see place where image turns close for from 9:15 to 16:30 at time when garden is opened.
Yokojyukkengawa Water Park is park of 1,900m in length to follow from Onagigawa River to flat house bridge. Because the Yokojikken River flowed through (1659) aside seeing from Edo-jo Castle in river of about ten ken of excavated width of a river (about 18m) in 1659, this name was attached. The embarkation experience of Edo Japanese-style ship is possible and there are boat platform and the water athletic, pond of iris and can enjoy seasonal nature.
It is not known that famous garden of downtown area, metropolitan Kiyosumi Gardens are natural beauty spot No. 1 of the capital appointed in (1979) March in 1979 too much. Kiyosumi Garden surrounds a large pond and has beautiful landscape dotted with big and small islands. It is a garden with a nice view throughout the four seasons and is full of uniquely shaped rocks. The time and snow scene of the fresh green in particular are splendid.
The park is maintained well, and there are a lot of benches in each place. It is perfect spot to look at night view for walk. You can mainly see the night view of Eitai-bashi Bridge, Chuo-ohashi Bridge, and Ohkawabata River City 21, as well as Yakata boats coming and going. We can enjoy leisurely time while watching splendid scenery.
This long and narrow park extends from east to west, and was developed with the theme of "waterside aromas." In the watercourse where seawater flows, sometimes you can see clams. There is a 10-cm deep "jabu-jabu" pond for children to play in the water. You can also enjoy seasonal flowers, such as the peony garden, which originated from Botan (peony)-cho nearby, the Western rose garden to the east, and hydrangeas blooming in the rainy seasons.