Arakawa River

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The Arakawa River

The Arakawa River (荒川 Ara-kawa?) is one of the principal rivers flowing through Tokyo, the capital city of Japan.

It originates on Mount Kobushi in Saitama Prefecture, and the Arakawa River empties into Tokyo Bay.[1]

Recreational use[edit]

The Arakawa river has a bike path on the lower and upper sides of the river banks.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "(Arakawa - Potomac sister rivers)". Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 36°08′10″N 139°22′06″E / 36.13611°N 139.36833°E / 36.13611; 139.36833