Adachi Ward's Profile

A town that feels old tradition and new breath

Adachi City is surrounded by rivers on all sides including the Arakawa, with the riches of the riverbank and prominent parks creating an environment rich in nature. It is also home to many historical sites such as Senjujuku, an old post station town, and the temple Nishi Arai Daishi. In earlier days Adachi, with its abundant water, was a farming community growing mostly rice. In recent years however, it has steadily become more residential. With universities relocating and a new railway running through, it has been transformed into a hub of activity where the young gather, fast becoming a city of art and culture.​ ​

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