Yokohama Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Yokohama

  • 1. Temples and Shrines

    Although Bugenji Temple adjacent to Mitsuzawa Park has the history of more than 500 years, it is only known locally. It is a Buddhist temple founded in 1515 belonging to Hokke-shu School of Nichiren...

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  • 2. Minato Mirai 21

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Minato Mirai, officially Minato Mirai 21, is the Central Business District of Yokohama. The area began development in 1983 on what was previously an industrial area. The most prominent building is the...

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  • 3. Chinatown

    Other Names: Kanteibyo(Japanese name) Kuan ti Temple, Guan ti Temple, Guan Gong Temple To the most of Japanese, Guan Yu enshrined in a corner of Chinatown is one of the historical heroes during 3rd...

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  • 4. Yamashita Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    Other names: Indian Drinking Fountain Excellently decorated water tower donated to the Yokohama City in 1939 to thank the relief effort by Yokohama City Government during Great Kanto Earthquake in...

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  • 5. Kanazawa Hakkei

    Nojima is an Island located at southernmost area of Yokohama close to Kanazawa Hakkei station of Keikyu Line. The island gives the nice backdrop for sunset view as described as one of the eight...

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  • 6. Yokohama Station and its Vicinity

    Viewed from Bay Quarter area, you can find four tall buildings near Sogo Department. The skyscraper adjacent to Sogo Department is Yokohama Sky Building (30-floor, three underground floors), 132...

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  • 7. Major Parks

    When you explore the right valley from the spring meadow field (see part 11) you will be led into the reed field with diverse ecosystem. It is one of the places where fireflies live and you can also...

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  • 8. Tsurumi

    Mitsuike Park has two children's playgrounds but the most popular kiddie playground is the area with large combination playsets called Manabi-no-Mori, literally "forest for children's education". It...

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  • 9. Landmark Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    This skycrapper is with 70 stories above ground and height of 296 meters is a symbol of Yokohama and the Pride! In the 69th floor where it's the Observatory deck you can view the city and you will...

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  • 10. Yokohama Baybridge

    The promenade called “Sky Walk” was constructed to be a facility to command a view from Yokohama Bay Bridge. It was opened in September of 1989 together with the bridge. I was lucky to see it in...

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  • 11. Sankeien Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The three-story pagoda of Sankeien has been the symbol of the garden since it was moved to the garden in 1914. The pagoda built in 1457 was originally at Kizugawa, Kyoto which belonged to now...

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  • 12. Yokohama Stadium and Yokohama Park

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    The trees of Yokohama Park are turning yellow and you can find some tulip bulbs for next spring. Unfortunately, the pond of Japanese garden is now dry because of water leaks at the bottom of the pond....

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  • 13. Red Brick Warehouse

    4 out of 5 stars

    Yokohama's Red Brick Warehouse is a historic dockside warehouse that has been restored, renovated, and turned into a major shopping center. The two facilities were constructed by a Japanese company in...

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  • 14. Kamakura, Day Trip

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kamakura is a city of under 200,000 people, located just 30 miles from central Tokyo. From 1185 to 1333 Kamakura was the de facto capital of Japan. During this time, known as the Kamakura Period, the...

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  • 15. Osambashi Pier (Big Wharf)

    Big Pier is really huge and it takes about 5 to 10 minutes from the one edge to another. When you walk on the pier, you will feel some ups and downs on the walkway. Some people do enjoy jogging on the...

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  • 16. Old Tokaido Road

    Kanagawa-shuku is the third lodging station of Old Tokaido Road after #1 Shinagawa, #2 Kawasaki. Today's Tokaido Walkers, however, trail along Kanagawa-Shuku Rekishi-no-Michi visiting major historical...

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  • 17. Nippon Maru

    Nippon-Maru Memorial Park a traditional sailingship & museum is one of the attractions in the port of Yokohama. You will be able to enter the ship, see some of the cabins and learn about the ship's...

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  • 18. Marine Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    When I went to the Marine Tower it was cloudy and did not have that excellent distant views let alone Mount Fuji as the travel guides say. Yet I could get the nearby landmarks. The easiest landmarks...

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  • 19. Cosmoworld

    Cosmoworld is the name of a large theme-park and recreation-area around of the giant ferris Wheel. Unfortunately its gates were locked at night and while the giant wheel might still be turning around...

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  • 20. Harbor View Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    Harbor View Park (港の見える丘公園, minatonomieruokakouen) is a great park in Yokohama near the historic Yakata neighborhood. This park, which opened to...

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  • 21. Castles, Forts, Burial Mounds, and Fujizukas

    Kozukue Castle Ruins is one of the few remaining castle ruins in Yokohama which unfortunately failed to develop into what we recognize as Castle with Main Keep Tower (Tenshu-kaku) and should be...

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  • 22. Surburban Areas

    Kozukue district at the southwestern part of Kohoku Ward is only two kilometers away from Shin-Yokohama Station but it still has good-old Yokohama feel. Today, Kozukue Station is best known for the...

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  • 23. Shinyokohama Ramen Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Shinyokohama Ramen Museum is one of the hidden gems of Yokohama. This three story museum features a small museum, gift shop, and toy race track on the first floor. The lower two floors have 9...

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  • 24. Jogging

    The park places for jogging close to Yokohama Station West Exit area aren't so many. Okano Park about one kilometer west of Yokohama Station West Exit is one of the popular places for local joggers....

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  • 25. Overview

    Where can the tourists go to view cherry blossoms in Yokohama? Yamashita Park? Maybe. Harbor View Park? Yes, in a way. What Yokohama residents think as the cherry blossom viewing sites, however, may...

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