JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Kasai Rinkai Park 葛西臨海公園


Waterfront park which provides Tokyo with an ocean beach. Opened in 1989, this large park also has a bird sanctuary built in 1994, a large Ferris wheel built in 2001, and Tokyo Sea Life Park, an aquarium. Great for bicycling and roller skating. Near Kasai Rinkai Koen Station on the JR Keiyo Line.

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Koiwa Iris Garden 小岩菖蒲園まつり


A large patch along the Edogawa River comes alive with purple, white, and pink irises in late May and June. The Koiwa Iris Garden provides some excitement and eye candy during the drab rainy season. The irises were mainly donated by residents and the garden was opened in June 1982. It has about 50,000 iris plants. The garden is a 5-min. walk from Edogawa Station on the Keisei Line or 25 min. walk from Koiwa Station on the JR Sobu Line. Free admission.

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Tokyo Metro Museum 地下鉄博物館


Tokyo's subway museum under the elevated Tozai Line tracks. See Japan's first subway cars from 1927, tunnel boring machines, subway history exhibits, and simulators. Near Kasai Station on the Tozai subway line. Official website: http://www.chikahaku.jp/en/

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Gyosen Park + Edogawa Heisei Garden + Shizen Zoo 行船公園・江戸川平成庭園・自然動物園


Gyosen Park consists of a Japanese garden called Edogawa Heisei Garden and a small zoo called Shizen Zoo. Nice pocket of greenery and cute animals for the kids. Near Kasai Station on the Tozai subway line. Free admission. Zoo open 10 am - 4:30 pm (Open 9:30 am on weekends and national holidays, closed at 4 pm from Nov. to Feb.). Closed on Mon. (open if a national holiday).

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Edogawa-ku Fireworks 江戸川区花火大会


The Edogawa Ward Fireworks display is one of Tokyo's largest with a massive attendance of 900,000 people in both Edogawa Ward and neighboring Ichikawa city in Chiba. They are spread out along the riverbank of Edogawa River. Held on the first Sat. of Aug. at 7:15 pm to 8:25 pm. If weather is bad, it is held on the next day.

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Other Sights


Other photos of Edogawa Ward including Koiwa Station.

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