Stones were packed over 50 "ken" (approx 90m) underwater to protect the coast from surges in flow during floods. There is also the Muen-dou, built to enshrine those who have been in water accidents. Positioned at the end of the Tama river, there is a complete view of Tokyo Harbor and Haneda Airport, with many [...]

Sohou Park

This park was created at the residence of Tokutomi Sohou (Sannou Soudou). Two tall ginkgo trees stand at the entrance, and they serve as marks for the park. Other trees and flowers such as pine, sawtooth oak, plum, catalpa, and hydrangea can be found in the park. Getting there 15-minute walk from Omori Station [...]

Denenchofu Seseragi Park

Various aquatic species live in the two large water spring inside this park. Visitors can enjoy several types of cherry blossoms in the spring and vibrant Japanese maple leaves in the autumn. Getting there 1-minute walk from Tamagawa Station on the Tokyu Tamagawa Line More information 1-53-10 Denenchofu Ota-ku [...]

Horai Park

This quiet park takes advantage of the natural forest growing on the southwestern edge of Ota-ku near Denenchofu Station. There are about 70 species and 1,500 trees in the park including plum, cherry, camellia, sasanqua, sawtooth oak, and chinquapin. Three hundred blooming yellow irises in May make for a particularly attractive sight. The spring-fed ponds provide [...]

Tamagawadai Park

This park is famous for its cherry blossoms and hydrangea. The park spreads over about 750 m on the hilly area along the Tama River. From the grounds, the mountains of Tanzawa and Mount Fuji can be seen in the distance on a sunny day. The 67,154 sq. m garden boasts many attractions including natural [...]