“Atakemaru” is a legendary huge boat made by Iemitsu, the third generation of the Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is a ship boasting luxury that was called as comparable to Nikko Toshogu Shrine. The Tokyo Bay pleasure boat with the theme of Atakemaru is “Gozabune Atakemaru”. A gorgeous ship is popular with overseas travelers. At “Sunset Cruise” and “Night Cruise”, you can also enjoy the brilliant show of Tokugawa hospitality actor “WAGAKU”. The glittering appearance of eye-catching “Gozabune Atakemaru” is outstanding among numerous pleasure boats.
In the Tokugawa period, a legendary huge ship dismantled in just under 50 years due to the huge maintenance cost while becoming one of Edo’s greatest names is “Atakemaru”. “Gozabune Atakemaru” revived its Atakemaru as a cruise ship with reference to Daimyo boats and others. From the luxurious appearance of Atakemaru, you may think that “shipping fee is also high?”, But if it is “short cruise” you can get on board at 820 yen.
“Gozabune” is a ship on which a noble such as a general or a daimyo carries. The inside of the ship was decorated and it looks like it was gorgeous. In “Goza – no – ma” based on vermillion and black, the ceiling in which the flowers of the four seasons are drawn and “Yogo no Matsu” (the pine of advent) drawn on the front stage drawn special attention.
“Gozabune Atakemaru” is finished in a space that makes you feel the history romant and japonism by adding modern arrangements to former gozabune.
In “Goza – no – ma” based on vermillion and black, the ceiling in which the flowers of the four seasons are drawn and “Yogo no Matsu” (the pine of advent) drawn on the front stage drawn special attention. Taste meals here and watch “WAGAKU” dance and songs by the Tokugawa hospitality actor.
The cruise of “Gozabune Atakemaru” has many courses such as 30 minutes, 40 minutes, 60 minutes and 90 minutes. The shortest “Short Cruise” is the one-way cruise to the Aomi wharf through the Rainbow Bridge from Hinode Pier. The longest “Night Cruise” is a round-trip course to Odaiba to Tokyo Gate Bridge.
You can enjoy the night view like jewelry box while sitting by taking a pleasure boat. Why do not you enjoy cruising in memories of Tokyo sightseeing?
Tokyo where the waterfront developed from the Edo period. Boating has been flourishing in the Sumida River and Tokyo Bay from long ago. “Yakatabune” (Houseboats) are the vestiges and, even now, the Tokyo Bay cruise is a popular activity. Among the pleasure-boats around Tokyo Bay, the famous Japanese ship is “Gozabune Atakemaru” (Samurai Cruises). In addition to the strong appearance of its impression, Gozabune Atakemaru has fun not found on other cruise ships and it is a secret of popularity.
“Gozabune” is a ship where a noble person such as the general is on board. “Atakemaru” is a ship sailing in the form of a warship that was newly built by Shogun Tokugawa Shogunate in 1632. “Gozabune Atakemaru” which used the Atakemaru as the motif was renewed completely in 2017. The interior of a ship which used wood in plenty and uses “Noren” (Japanese half curtain) is full of Japanese atmosphere. You can enjoy Tokyo Bay cruise while thinking about the Edo period.
“Gozabune Atakemaru” operates 6 times a day.
There are short cruises connecting Hinode-Sanbashi and Aomi, and afternoon cruises traveling around Tokyo Bay, etc. Especially, the Sunset cruise and a night cruise can also enjoy a meal and playgoing, carrying out the round tour of Tokyo Bay. The best recommendation is “Samurai Evening Cruise” that you can enjoy Atakemaru in 120 minutes.
It feels like a Japanese red table and chair. At the welcome of the cast of “Oedo Enbugeki” (Edo Theatrical Company), you will feel as if you had time slip in the Edo period.
When cruise comes to the end, “Oedo Enbugeki” begins. The stage of the casts who play an active part in the front of the theatrical world is impressive. A full-blown dance or a song in dreams. It seemed that the whole venue had become one with the climax where customers also clapped hands.
|Name:||Gozabune Atakemaru (Samurai Cruises)|
|Address:||Kaigan 2-7-104 Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0022 Japan|
|Access:||Tokyo Rinkai Shinkotsu Yurikamome-sen Line “Hinode-eki Station” (3 minutes walk)|
|Price/Charge:||5,500 yen : Sunset Cruise
7,000 yen : Samurai Evening Cruise
Please refer the official web page.