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The only ferry in Tokyo, 'Yagiri-no-watashi'
operating since the Edo Period.

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Shibamata has prospered as a temple town of the Taishakuten temple. With more than two hundred years' history, Taishakuten is always full of tourists, welcoming with sculptures and a beautiful, gallery-style garden. Along the road from Shibamata Station to the temple there are many traditional shops and stores reminiscent of a film set, including the famous dango (skewered rice flour dumplings). At Shibamata you may want to try the only ferry in Tokyo, 'Yagiri-no-watashi', which has been operating since the Edo Period (beginning of 17th century to the middle of 19th century). It's just a five-minute boat ride to the opposite shore of Chiba Prefecture, but the slow ride on the river with a gentle breeze will provide you a relaxing and refreshing experience.
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    Shibamata station
    4-8-14, Shibamata, Katushika-ku, Tokyo

    Access from major landmarks

    From Tokyo station to Nippori station
    ・Eleven minutes (via JR Yamanote Line)
    From Nippori station to Keisei-Takasago station
    ・Nineteen minutes (via Keisei main Line)
    From Keisei-Takasago station to Shibamata station
    ・Two minutes (via Keisei-Kanamachi Line)

    Attractions near Shibamata

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