Yokohama

Yokohama Night

The second largest city in Japan after Tokyo’s combined 23 Wards, Yokohama is Tokyo neighbour and can be accessed from Tokyo in as little as 20 minutes. Yokohama was Japan’s first port and it still has plenty of evidence of its foreign visitors and shipping past with its huge china town and port areas.

Yokohama

Yokohama Bay

About Yokohama

Centrally located on the east coast of Japan on the edge of Tokyo Bay, Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo’s combined…


Yokohama Station

Yokohama Station Area

One of the busiest stations in the Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama Station is a large railway station located in Yokohama’s CBD. Despite not being directly connected…


Cup Noodles Museum

Cup Noodle Museum

Not to be confused with the Shin Yokohama Raumen Museum, the Cup Noodle museum is another of the food related attractions in Yokohama.


Kirin Beer Village

Kirin Beer Village

The Japanese love their beer and in Yokohama there is no more popular brand than Kirin, a brand that began brewing in the city way…


Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum

Shin Yokohama Raumen Museum

In Japan there seems to be a museum devoted to just about anything, so it stands to reason a museum devoted to the popular noodle…


Yokohama Silk Museum

Yokohama Silk Museum

People have been fascinated with silk for thousands of years, especially in Japan where the material has historically been popular in the production of the…


Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama’s Chinatown is the biggest Chinatown in Asia and is a must on any visit to Yokohama.


Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

The magnificent two Red Brick Warehouses stand as a stunning reminder of the city’s rich port history and shows how such magnificent old buildings can be transformed.


Minato Mirai 21

Minato Mirai 21

Minato Mirai 21 is a large suburb in Yokohama that has been part of an urban renewal program since the 1980’s. Often just called Minato…


Yokohama Cosmo World

Yokohama Cosmo World

Yokohama Cosmo World is an amusement park in Yokohama’s recently redeveloped waterfront district of Minato Mirai 21.


Yokohama Port Museum

Yokohama Port Museum

Situated in front of Landmark Tower of Yokohama’s Minato Mirai 21 District is the Yokohama Port Museum. The sails of its star attraction, the sail training…


Landmark Tower

Landmark Tower

Yokohama’s Landmark Tower certainly lives up to its name. It is one of the more striking pieces of architecture in Japan and also its tallest…


Yokohama Marine Tower

Yokohama Marine Tower

Towering over Yamashita Park, the Yokohama Marine Tower stands at 106 metres high making it the tallest lighthouse in the world.


Hikawa Maru

The Hikawa Maru

The Hikawa Maru is a historic Japanese ocean liner that is permanently docked at Yokohama’s Yamashita Park. With a long and chequered past the ship…


Anpanman Childrens Museum

Anpanman Children’s Museum

The Yokohama Anpanman Children’s Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to the very popular Japanese cartoon hero Anpanman.


Yokohama Line train

Getting to Yokohama

While Yokohama is a large city itself, its position on Tokyo Bay gives it easy and quick access to its more famous neighbour, Tokyo. So…