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The Eitai-bashi Bridge or just Eitai Bridge dates from 1924, replacing a bridge built in 1696. The Sumida River or Sumida-gawa as it is known in Japanese, is a river which flowing through Tokyo. It branches from the Arakawa River and flows into Tokyo Bay. Its tributaries include the Kanda and Shakujii rivers. What is now known as the "Sumida River" was previously the path of the Arakawa River, however towards the end of the Meiji period the rivers were diverted from the main flow of the Arakawa to prevent flooding.
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The Eitai-bashi Bridge or just Eitai Bridge dates from 1924, replacing a bridge built in 1696.  The Sumida River or Sumida-gawa as it is known in Japanese, is a river which flowing through Tokyo. It branches from the Arakawa River and flows into Tokyo Bay. Its tributaries include the Kanda and Shakujii rivers. What is now known as the "Sumida River" was previously the path of the Arakawa River, however towards the end of the Meiji period the rivers were diverted from the main flow of the Arakawa to prevent flooding.