Edogawa (江戸川区), Tokyo
Edogawa (江戸川区) is the special ward on the eastern part of Tokyo Metropolis. It is named after the Edogawa River which flows on the eastern edge of the ward. Edogawa ward covers 49.86 sq km (19.3 sq mi) and has a population of 672,000 (2011 estimate). It is often called Edogawa City in English.
Edogawa Ward Office, Edogawa, Tokyo
Author: Abasaa (public domain)
Edogawa is bordered by Chiba Prefecture to the east, Katsushika to the north, Sumida to the northwest, Koto to the west and Tokyo Bay to the south. It was created in 1937 by merging the seven towns and villages of Minami Katsushika district.
How to go to Edogawa
It is possible to go to Edogawa by subway. The Toei Shinjuku Line stops at the Higashi-Ojima Subway Station (S-16), Funabori Subway Station (S-17), Ichinoe Subway Station (S-18), Mizue Subway Station (S-19) and Shinozaki Subway Station (S-20) while the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line stops at the Nishi Kasai Subway Station (T-16) and Kasai Subway Station (T-17) in Edogawa.
National Route 14 through Edogawa
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What to see in Edogawa
- Edogawa Stadium
A multi-purpose stadium used mainly for soccer matches.
- Kasai Seaside Park
Seaside theme park with aquarium and bird sanctuary, and a 117-meter (384 ft) ferris wheel.
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