Yokohama (Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref.)
An attractive city replete with foreign atmosphere
- (Mar. - May)
- (Jun. - Aug.)
- (Sept. - Nov.)
- (Dec. - Feb.)
- : Culture
- : Gourmet
- : Relaxation
- : Shopping
- : Scenery
- : Convenience
- The Nightscape At Yokohama Minato Mirai 21
The gateway to the oceans, the roof of the Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal is open 24 hours every day. Here you can enjoy a 360 panoramic view from the observation point lovingly known as "The Whale's Back." In addition, the nightscape at the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 district is popular among foreigners and there are cruise boats available.
- Important Cultural Properties At The "Yokohama Sankeien Garden"
This vast Japanese garden was established by Sankei Hara, an industrialist and art lover who made his fortune in the raw silk market. There are 17 old structures on the grounds of the garden, and 10 of these buildings have been designated as important cultural properties. These structures have been skillfully woven into the natural landscape of the garden, and you can also enjoy traditional Japanese maccha (powdered green tea) served with Japanese cakes.
- Enjoy Dining, Shopping, And Sightseeing
Including Yokohama Chinatown, the largest in the world with about 600 restaurants, Yokohama Port is characterized by the open and friendly atmosphere found in the Noge district and the stylish Moto-machi district, and you can enjoy dining and shopping throughout the city, as well as sightseeing, with street performers and other attractions.
- From the airport:
- Narita Airport - Yokohama Station; about 1 hour 30 minutes by train or bus
- Haneda Airport - Yokohama Station; about 30 minutes by train or bus
- From within the city:
- Tokyo Station - Yokohama Station; about 30 minutes by train
- Yokohama Convention and Visitors Bureau Official Web Site