Itabashi Ku is one of the 23 districts that make up Tokyo. The district contains the large Arakawa River, along which are some popular residential areas. Takashimadaira Station is the gateway to the Itabashi Ward botanical garden, which is popular not only with locals, but with tourists as well. You will find yourself surprised by how quiet and peaceful Itabashi Ku in a city as busy as Tokyo, the world famous big city.