Things to see and do - Yokohama
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Yokohama Travel guide
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A century and a half ago Yokohama consisted of just a few fishermen's shacks on the banks of Tokyo Bay, 30km south of the capital. The sleepy village of 600 inhabitants was roused by the trade treaty between the US and Japan in 1850 and transformed into a major commercial port, going on to become Japan's second biggest city. This cosmopolitan hub has a Chinatown, European districts and a dazzling seafront development, Minato Mirai 21, which has its sights firmly set on the future.
Tourist attractions Yokohama : Things to see and do
The Westerners who arrived here in the 19C chose to settle on the hill of Yamate. It's a peaceful place from which you can contemplate the bay at your leisure, especially from Harbour View Park. Yamate-Hon-Dori Street runs close to the Foreigners' Ce..
58-1 Sannotani Honmoku - Naka-ku
The Sankei-en, a traditional Japanese-style garden which covers 175 000m2, is composed of two different parts: the outer garden, with features including a three-storey pagoda imported from Kyoto's Tomyo-ji Temple (1457) and a traditional house from t..
The most famous entrance to Chinatown is the red and gold Goodwill Gate, one of the ten gates demarcating the limits of Japan's largest Chinese district. All the gates were built following feng shui principles and are adorned with brightly coloured g..
Naka-ku Yamashitacho 77 J - Yokohama 231-0023
Only 200 metres from Motomachi-Chukagai Subway Station and a 5-minute walk from Chinatown, Rose Hotel Yokohama features French and Chinese restaurants, massage services and a seasonal outdoor pool. Rooms have free wired internet and a minibar. The a..
Naka-ku Yamashitacho 204-1 J - Yokohama 231-0023
Prix Prices from : 5300 JPY
A 5-minute walk from JR Kannai Train Station, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Yokohama-Koen offers accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Relaxing massages are offered for an extra cost and laptop rentals are available for in-room use. The air-conditioned rooms feature..
Naka-ku Yamashita-cho 205-1 J - Yokohama 231-0023
Prix Prices from : 6048 JPY
Toyoko Inn Yokohama Stadium-mae No.1 is a 5-minute walk from JR Kannai Station and Nihon Odori Subway Station. It offers a massage service at an extra charge and Western-style rooms with free Wi-Fi. Rooms offer both air conditioning and heating faci..