A Day in Yokohama, where Japan meets the world Print This Page

9:00 Depart hotel by bus/train
9:15-9:45

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(1)Habor View Park (Minato-no-Mieru Oka Koen)
This beautiful urban oasis offers fantastic views of Yokohama Port and Yokohama Bay Bridge. The Rose Garden in the park is in full bloom twice a year (spring and autumn), and this serene setting is a perfect place to learn zazen (Zen meditation).
15min. by bus
10:15-11:15

Sankeien

(2)Sankeien Garden
One of Japan's most famous traditional gardens, Sankeien covers over 174,000 sqm, and is home to historic buildings relocated from all over Japan. The garden features seasonal flowers throughout the year, and many groups take the time to experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the Memorial Hall.
15min. by bus
11:45-12:15

Marine Tower

(3)Yokohama Marine Tower
The Marine Tower's observation deck is a soaring 94m above the ground, and offers stunning 360-degree panoramic views overlooking Yokohama and Mt. Fuji.
5 min. on foot
Lunch

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(4)Yokohama Chinatown
Yokohama's Chinatown is home to over 500 shops and restaurants, making it one of the largest in the world. Visitors can enjoy Chinese cuisine from any of China's distinct regions, including Cantonese, Szechuan, Beijing and Shanghai dishes.
15 min. on foot/5 min. by bus or train
14:00-15:00

Redbricks

(5)Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
The historic building from 100 years ago has been renovated into a shopping mecca which houses over 40 shops with unique concepts. Enjoy shopping, popular cafés and sweets.
5 min. on foot
15:15-16:30
(6)CUPNOODLES MUSEUM
Cup noodles – a Japanese creation famous the world over – has its own museum in Yokohama. Not only can you learn about the history of this snacktime favourite, but visitors get a do-it-yourself experience, enabling them to mix and match various soups and ingredients to come up their own unique cup noodle. Soup science that’s only available in Yokohama!
10 min. on foot/5 min. by bus or train
Dinner
(7)Yokohama Dinner Cruise
The best way to enjoy Yokohama's futuristic nightscape is from the sea. A dinner cruise on a traditional Japanese houseboat is a great blend of the modern and traditional, letting everyone relax with tempura and sashimi, a cup of sake and beautiful views.
5 min. on foot
Late night
(8)Bar Hopping
Japan's first original cocktail, "Bamboo", was originally invented in Yokohama. Finish off the evening right by enjoying Yokohama's mixological history and some of Japan's best live jazz music.

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