Itabashi-Ku, City in Japan
General Information about Itabashi-Ku
Itabashi-Ku (Itabashi-Ku) is a city within Tokyo prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister cities of Itabashi-Ku are Burlington in Canada, Shijingshan, Beijing in China and Bologna in Italy.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Itabashi-Ku by local rail services in 21 stations.
Travel tips for Itabashi-Ku
Top Itabashi-Ku destinations for your sightseeing are the Itabashi fireworks (いたばし花火大会) from 08/01 to 08/10, the Cherry blossom trees of Shakujii River (石神井川の桜並木) from 03/11 to 04/10 and the Big buddha of Tokyo (Joren temple) (東京大仏（乗蓮寺）) throughout the year.
Do you want to see fireworks in Itabashi-Ku? The Itabashi fireworks (いたばし花火大会) with 12.000 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Arakawa river bed.
If you want to take a hot bath in Itabashi-Ku, the spa Maenohara Onsen "Saya-no-yudokoro" (前野原温泉 さやの湯処) brings you relaxation. The address: Maeno-cho 3-41-1 (前野町3-41-1). Another hot spring here is Spadio (スパディオ). Go to Miyamoto-cho 49-4 (宮元町49-4) for this.
Do you already own a souvenir from Itabashi-Ku? You could buy for example Itabashi no ippin.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 02/21 to 03/10 and is the most beautiful in the District Akatsuka Tameike park (区立赤塚溜池公園). Discover the cherry blossom in Itabashi-Ku from 03/11 to 04/10, best in Along the Shakujii river (石神井川沿い). The maple trees changing colour in Itabashi-Ku is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Zelkova row of trees at Takashimadaira complex (高島平団地けやき並木), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 10/21 and the foliage lasts until 12/10.