The Kiyosu Bridge, built in 1928 after the model of the Deutz Suspension Bridge of Cologne, links Kiyosu with Nihonbashi. 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.