I took Tokyo's public water bus as an alternative of a cruise. The $13 ticket was a less expensive, no-frills strategy to see the town.

I first thought-about day cruises, however most had been costly. For instance, Tokyo’s City Launch is a luxurious afternoon cruise for $640 (85,800 yen), in keeping with Reside Japan. I might additionally take the Symphony Bay Cruise, however that will set me again $48 (6,400 yen), in keeping with the identical supply.

A boat on a waterway in Tokyo.

A ship on a waterway in Tokyo.

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