Things to do in Yokohama

A short hop on the train from Tokyo, Yokohama is a fitting choice of host city for an international tournament. It’s where Japan finally opened up to the world following two centuries of self-imposed isolation, when a US fleet led by Commodore Perry landed here in 1854. Yokohama subsequently grew into one of Japan’s most cosmopolitan cities, and this spirit is still present today: its bustling Chinatown is the largest in the country. ‘Future port’ Minato Mirai is home to a giant ferris wheel offering stunning views, while the nearby Akarenga is a converted red-brick warehouse that contains shops and eateries, and hosts myriad indoor and outdoor events.

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  • Things to do

    Tour a World Cup stadium

    In 2002, Japan had its first-ever FIFA World Cup finals victory at this stadium, now the home of local team Yokohama F. Marinos. Relive the moment with the 'World Cup™ Stadium Tours' (details at www.nissan-stadium.jp/english), and get ready for the stadium's turn to host the final match of Rugby World Cup 2019™.

    Venue name:

    Nissan Stadium

    Address:

    3300 Kozukuecho, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Mingle with local fans

    A cheerful diner and bar near the International Stadium Yokohama, which gets especially crowded whenever a match, event or concert is happening at the stadium. A buffet lunch here will only set you back ¥1,000, while the nighttime all-you-can-drink plan is priced from ¥3,980.

    Venue name:

    Oriental Table

    Address:

    1F, 2-6-15 Shin-Yokohama, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Mon-Thu, day before hols 11.30am-2.30pm (L.O. 2pm), 5.30pm-2am (1am), Fri 11.30am-2.30pm (2pm), 5.30pm-4am (3am), Sat 5.30pm-4am (3am), hols 5.30pm-12midnight (11pm), closed Sun

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    Hunt for Japanese outdoor items

    Check out the nation's beloved outdoor brand's seaside branch. In this spacious shop, you can find top-notch equipment for marine activities and hiking. For ¥3,900 a day, you can rent the brand's bikes and cycle around the city in style. Taking advantage of its waterfront location, the shop also offers kayaking lessons.

    Venue name:

    Montbell Yokohama Shin-Yamashita

    Address:

    3-4-19 Shin-Yamashita, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    10am-8pm daily

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    Make your connection

    The Yokohama City Air Terminal (YCAT) is a one-stop centre for all your travel needs. There are shuttle bus services to Narita and Haneda international airports, as well as highway buses to cities like Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe and Hamamatsu. You’ll also find currency exchange, a café and a convenience/drug/gift store here.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama City Air Terminal (YCAT)

    Address:

    Sky Bldg 1F, 2-19-12 Takashima, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Customise your Cup Noodles

    Instant noodles are big in Japan. At this interactive museum you get to have fun while learning about the creative-thinking process of Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant noodles, by seeing, touching, playing and eating. You can also make your own original Cup Noodles at My Cupnoodles Factory.

    Venue name:

    Cupnoodles Museum

    Address:

    2-3-4 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am-6pm (last admission 5pm), closed Tue (Wed if Tue is hols)

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    Visit an international icon

    Hard Rock Cafe's Yokohama branch is unmissable, thanks to the huge guitarshaped neon sign at the entrance of Queens Tower. Live music performances take place regularly, and don't forget to order the Yokohama-exclusive sukiyaki burger. The attached shop carries a sizeable memorabilia collection of top musicians.

    Venue name:

    Hard Rock Cafe Yokohama

    Address:

    Queen's Tower 1F, 2-3-1 Minatomirai Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    11am-11pm (L.O. 10pm)

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    Gaze out from a ship-deck rooftop

    Known as 'the whale's back' among locals, this international port sees passenger ships arrive and depart, but the real reason to visit is the sweeping view of Minato Mirai, the city’s seaside urban area. The rooftop is designed to look like a ship’s deck and invites you to linger longer with wooden pathways.

    Venue name:

    Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal

    Address:

    1 Kaigan-dori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    See worlds collide through art

    Yokohama has played a major role in the history of Japanese photography so it’s fitting that this art museum holds a substantial photo collection. This art-enthusiast hotspot displays works showing an interplay of European and Japanese modern and contemporary art.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Museum of Art

    Address:

    3-4-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am- 6pm

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    Kick off your rugby night

    As its name suggests, this sports bar is where rugby fans gather. You can combine craft beer, meals and your passion for rugby here: watch the games on its four screens while enjoying a premium selection of craft beer from around the world, including those from the current top rugby countries.

    Venue name:

    Rugby Diner 7 oath's

    Address:

    3F, 2-29 Bentendori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    11.30am-1.30pm, 5pm-11pm, closed Mon & Sun

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    Grill beef with the locals

    ACraving chunks of meat and mega-sized high balls? This tiny yakiniku (beef barbecue) joint is the place to be. Start your evening by lining your stomach here, strike up a conversation with some locals, and then continue your adventures in the alleys of Noge. Yokohama nightlife in a nutshell.

    Venue name:

    Hamagyu

    Address:

    2-76-3 Nogecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Mon, Wed, Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-11.30pm, Sat 4pm-11.30pm,Sun 4pm-11pm, closed Tue

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    Jump into the jungle

    Did you know there's a jungle in this port town? At Orbi Yokohama, Sega’s entertainment technology gives you the chance to experience the wonder of the wild with all your senses. Go on, pet a capybara or armadillo – if you dare…

    Venue name:

    Orbi Yokohama

    Address:

    5-6F Mark Is Minatomirai, 3-5-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am-11pm (last entry 9pm)

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    Run over the sea

    You can see more than 120,000 creatures large and small at the Aquamuseum and touch marine animals at this ‘leisure land’, which consists of an amusement park and aquarium. At the attraction area, don't forget to ride the sea-crossing Surf Coaster.

    Venue name:

    Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

    Address:

    Hakkeijima, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    9.30am-8pm

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    Eat out at a yokocho

    Hungry? If you are at Minato Mirai, check out the alleyway-inspired dining floors at Dockyard Garden. Spread across B1 and B2 of the Landmark Tower, you’ll find a variety of restaurants serving international cuisines as well as classic Japanese dishes such as gyoza, udon and yakitori. At the World Beer Bar & Restaurant, you can enjoy over 250 kinds of international beer, of which 20 are on tap.

    Venue name:

    Mirai Yokocho

    Address:

    Yokohama Landmark Tower, Dockyard Garden B1-2F, 2-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Hang out with other sports fans

    If you're looking to watch a sports game at bar, head to Benny's Place. It also serves a range of American diner-style dishes, such as the popular chunky sparerib steak, which you'd need to pre-order in advance. After the game, stick around and play a few rounds of darts.

    Venue name:

    Benny's Place

    Address:

    : Mitsubo Bldg 2F, Ishikawacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Tue-Thu 6pm-12midnight, Fri, Sat 6pm-2am, closed Mon & Sun

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    Dine out in style

    The upscale Hotel New Grand has seen many a famous figure pass through its doors, and its restaurants offer a variety of dishes and drinks. At Il Giardino, you can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. For a relaxing dining experience, opt for the terrace seats facing the hotel's central courtyard.

    Venue name:

    Hotel New Grand

    Address:

    10 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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  • Art & Culture

    Experience zazen meditation

    Originally founded in Ishikawa prefecture about 700 years ago, this temple was relocated in 1911 to its present place in Yokohama. This temple welcomes guests from around the world for zazen meditation training (English sessions are offered at ¥500 once a month. See sojiji.jp/english for details).

    Venue name:

    Sotoshu Daihonzan Sojiji Temple

    Address:

    2-1-1 Tsurumi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am-4.30pm / closed Thu & Fri (open if hols)

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    Appreciate wagyu with a view

    With its accessible location connected to Yokohama Station, this hotel has become a destination for both tourists and locals keen on quality food without wanting to stray too far. At teppanyaki restaurant Sagami, you can enjoy prime wagyu beef alongside romantic views of the Yokohama skyline.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers

    Address:

    1-3-23 Kitasaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Wine and dine the French way

    Located at the middle of Noge alley, this pretty bistro offers authentic French dishes as well as a variety of wines from around the world. Try the sauteed sea bream: the rich sauce is a perfect complement to the delicate sea bream, and its served with grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes.

    Venue name:

    Kinpira Kitchen

    Address:

    2-77-1 Nogecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Tue-Sat 12noon-3pm (L.O. 2pm), 5.30pm-12midnight (L.O. 11pm), Sun 12noon-3pm (L.O. 2pm), 5.30pm-11pm (L.O. 10pm), closed Mon

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    Take a stroll in a historic garden

    We have silk trader Sankei Hara to thank for this beautiful Japanese garden built in 1906. Besides pretty ponds and paths, it features precious historic buildings, including a three-storey pagoda from Kyoto and a daimyo’s (military lord) house, and stays open until dark during cherry blossom- and firefly-viewing seasons. At the memorial hall, you can participate in a tea ceremony and drink a cup of matcha (green tea) for only ¥500.

    Venue name:

    Sankeien Garden

    Address:

    58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    9am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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  • Art & Culture

    Follow Yokohama on Instagram

    Yokohama is a city where you'll be constantly discovering something new and exciting every day. Follow the city’s Instagram @ findyouryokohama_japan for many mesmerising and inspiring images. You can also share your own Yokohama pictures with the hashtag #myyokohama

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    Savour local veggies

    Located on the west side of Yokohama Station, this restaurant is a local favourite and has been in business over 25 years. Meals are made with local vegetables, while every bit of their burgers are homemade: even the pickles are their original recipe. Irregular live or DJ performances are also held.

    Venue name:

    Stove's

    Address:

    Saito Bldg 1F, 2-1-3 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Sun-Thu 12noon-2am (L.O. 1.20am), Fri & Sat 12noon-4am (L.O. 2.20am)

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  • Things to do

    Ride the giant clock

    Holding a Guinness World Record for being the tallest Ferris wheel with a clock, Cosmo Clock 21 is a top tourist attraction, offering splendid vistas of the city during its 15-minute ride. Ride one of the transparent gondolas to enjoy 360-degree views of Yokohama.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Cosmoworld

    Address:

    2-8-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am- 5pm

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    Cruise the sky

    Yokohama is a port city packed with sightseeing tours – including this aerial one. Hop on a helicopter to get the best views ever and make your Yokohama experience unforgettable. Flights are offered on Fridays, weekends and holidays.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Sky Cruise

    Address:

    Minato Mirai Heliport, 1-7 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Treat yourself to some view therapy

    Modelled after a yacht's billowing sail, this hotel occupies one of the most iconic buildings in Yokohama and houses an exclusive spa where you can enjoy both a massage and gorgeous ocean vistas at the same time.

    Venue name:

    InterContinental Yokohama Grand

    Address:

    1-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Spa hours 11am-7pm

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  • Art & Culture

    Watch the ancient art of noh

    Noh and kyogen are both forms of classic drama and considered two of the world's oldest performing arts. Watch them here along with other traditional Japanese arts like Ryukyu buyo as well as new works through international collaborations. The second Sunday of every month is Kyogen Day, when tickets go for just ¥2,000.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Noh Theater

    Address:

    27-2 Momijigaoka, Nishi-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Sleep in marine surrounds

    All rooms on this hotel's Bay Club floor are designed with an ocean theme – think blue carpets and white beds – while the suites offer eye-popping panoramic views of Yokohama's port. Sleeping by the sea doesn't get more comfy than this.

    Venue name:

    The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

    Address:

    2-3-7 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Grab a British pint

    This authentic British pub is the country’s oldest cider house. Here you can enjoy a selection of ciders from around the world, as well as a good range of craft beer. Besides their popular food menu, don’t miss the Fish & Chips Night every Wednesday as this classic dish is offered at only ¥500.

    Venue name:

    Full Monty British Pub and Cider House

    Address:

    Kitahara Bldg 102, 41 Nishi-dori, Fukutomicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Mon, Tue, Thu 5pm-11pm, Wed, Fri, Sat 5pm-12midnight, Sun 4pm-10pm

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    Have a toast with Kilkenny

    If you crave an authentic shepherd’s pie or fish and chips, come to The Green Sheep, the only Irish pub in Yokohama. It opens till late and the bar is spacious enough to accommodate a big crowd. Do note that it gets especially crowded on game nights.

    Venue name:

    The Green Sheep

    Address:

    1F, 2-10-17 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Mon-Fri 5.30pm-2am (L.O. 1.30am), Sat 3pm-2am (1.30am), Sun 3pm-1am (12.30am)

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    Go bar-hopping

    Yokohama's drinkers love this: Noge-Tegata is a special coupon created to let you bar-hop at ease. For a mere ¥3,000, you'll get special offers at almost 70 shops which display a special flag. Buy yours at JR Sakuragicho Station's New Days or the Family Mart on Noge Naka-dori.

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    Sakuragicho JR Station

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    Shop in the sea breeze

    Located by the seaside in Minato Mirai, this open-air mall is like a small town complete with a selection of unique shops, cosy mini-parks and trendy restaurants. It's also a favourite for locals walking their dogs, while another sort of animal-related quirk awaits by the bathrooms.

    Venue name:

    Marine & Walk Yokohama

    Address:

    1-3-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Watch a ball game over beer

    The home ground of the professional baseball team Yokohama DeNA Baystars, Yokohama Stadium has a capacity for 30,000 people. Sip the team’s original brews, such as the Bay Star’s Lager, while enjoying the game and take in the slight sea breeze from the nearby Yokohama Port.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Stadium

    Address:

    Yokohama Park, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Jog through the port town

    Runners flock to the area known as Minato Mirai because of its wide streets and upbeat atmosphere. The Space has changing rooms, and you can rent running gear and shoes here too. Lockers and showers are also available for ¥650.

    Venue name:

    The Space

    Address:

    : Kannai Capital Bldg 201, 2-25 Bentendori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Dive into the jazz scene

    With its rich reference to the old and new, Japanese jazz has evolved into a genre of its own. This is the best venue to catch live gigs featuring both aspiring and big-name musicians.

    Venue name:

    Motion Blue Yokohama

    Address:

    3F Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, 1-1-2 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    6pm-10.30pm; Sat, Sun & hols 3pm-9.30pm

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    Sip some sake

    Don't know much about sake but are curious to learn more? Head to this standing bar that serves 100-plus types of sake. The staff here are knowledgeable and can give recommendations based on your preference. It's just ¥300-400 per glass, so be careful.

    Venue name:

    Sake Bar Yokohama

    Address:

    2F, 2-18-3 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    5pm-10pm, closed Sun & hols

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    Experience a city hot spring

    If you can’t manage to get away for an onsen retreat, a trip to this mega spa is a good second best. Enjoy the indulgence of the Yugawara Onsen as well as massage treatments, a restaurant with a fantastic city view, and a choice of hotel rooms should you wish to stay the night.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Minato Mirai Manyo Club

    Address:

    2-7-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    24 hours

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    Taste ramen from all around Japan

    The world's one and only ramen museum is actually more of an eatery/shop: you can sample ramen by nine different restaurants (including vegetarian options) from all over the nation, and buy ramen-related utensils or instant ramen to enjoy at home.

    Venue name:

    Shinyokohama Raumen Museum

    Address:

    2-14-21 Shin-Yokohama, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    11am-9.30pm, Sun & hols 10.30am-9.30pm

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    Hop aboard an amphibious bus

    A swimming bus tour seems like the perfect way to make the most of this historic port town, inviting you to enjoy the city and the refreshing breeze from the water.

    Venue name:

    Sky Duck Yokohama

    Address:

    Nipponmaru Memorial Park 2-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Down a pint of fresh beer

    Factory tours are always fun, but beer brewery tours are a special kind of treat. Head to brewing giant Kirin's plant to see how suds are made and down a few pints afterwards. The factory also houses several restaurants, including the craft beer-focused Spring Valley Brewery. Note that calling ahead for a booking is recommended for the brewery tour.

    Venue name:

    Kirin Brewery Yokohama Plant

    Address:

    1-17-1 Namamugi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Tour hours 10am-4pm, closed Mon (Tue if Mon is hols)

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    Sail on an old-school houseboat

    If you're up for some entertainment fit for a shogun, book your spot aboard an old Japanese houseboat (yakatabune) and dine on authentic cuisine while taking in the views. If you're still not convinced, the magic words 'unlimited drinks' and 'karaoke on a tatami mat' should do the trick.

    Venue name:

    Yakatabune Suzuyoshi

    Address:

    1-101 Sakuragicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Drink on the cheap

    The Noge area is great for drinking. One of the best examples is this '80s disco-style bar, where all the drinks, including a large selection of cocktails and vodka from all over the world, are ¥500 and snacks ¥250, and no table charge.

    Venue name:

    Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!

    Address:

    1F, 1-45 Nogecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    11.30am-1.30pm, 5pm-11pm, closed Mon & Sun

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    Munch on a huge bun

    It's always fun to go on an eating binge around Chinatown. Many food stands will try to tempt you, but don't miss the buta-man at Edosei. It's said to be the biggest steamed pork bun in Chinatown; the juicy minced pork and soft bun are so satisfying.

    Venue name:

    Edosei

    Address:

    192 Yamashita, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat & sun 9am-9pm

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    Gaze across the ocean

    Located right in front of Yokohama Port, Yamashita Park was the first seaside park in Japan. The park, which stretches for a few blocks and is popular with couples, is a great spot to gaze out towards the ocean or watch the ships cruise into the Osanbashi terminal. Count yourself lucky if you find a vacant bench: they're usually full.

    Venue name:

    Yamashita Park

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    CALL VENUE

    Address:

    Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Beef up on wagyu

    Loved for its delicious gyunabe (a traditional beef pot which is slightly different from sukiyaki), this long-standing restaurant is renowned for using exclusive Kobe beef and kuroge wagyu in its dishes. Traditional Japanese kaiseki dishes are also available.

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    Yokohama Seryna-Romanjaya

    Address:

    4-45-1 Sumiyoshicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    11.30am-10pm (L.O. 9pm)

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    Mill around in traditional garb

    Yokohama was one of the engines of Japan's modernisation during the Meiji period, but the city still holds traces of the preceding era. Try renting a kimono or the more casual hakama for your stroll through this historic town. Better yet, pick up a rickshaw in front of the venue for the perfect photo op.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Haikara Kimono-kan

    Address:

    Silk Center M1F Nr 134, 1 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am-6pm, closed Wed

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    Master karate

    Think you know kung fu? Well, you still might want to learn some Japanese martial arts too – a pursuit that can be realised at this karate dojo. The two-hour lessons are offered in Japanese, but English guidance is available.

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    Imai Dojo

    Address:

    B1F NU Kannai Bldg, 223-1 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Be a hipster among history

    Originally customs houses, these historical warehouse-style buildings were cleverly redeveloped in 2002, while retaining their retro appeal. Building No. 1 now serves as a cultural hall equipped with event and exhibition spaces, while building No. 2 is home to cool shops, bars and restaurants. The nearby Red Brick Park is worth checking out too.

    Venue name:

    Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

    Address:

    1-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    Building 1 10am-7pm; Building 2 11am-8pm

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    Let your tastebuds travel to Vietnam

    This little wooden Vietnamese café is located near Chinatown's Choyomon Gate. Cafe Giang is legendary in Vietnam, and Japan was finally graced with an outpost in April 2018. Indulge in their authentic Vietnamese coffee or a banh mi sandwich.

    Venue name:

    Cafe Giang

    Address:

    78-3 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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    Opening hours:

    10am-10.30pm (L.O. 10pm), Fri & Sat 10am-11pm (L.O. 10.30pm)

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  • Shopping

    Unleash your inner shopaholic

    In this beautiful port town, there are a wide range of shopping options to fulfill all needs and budgets. Check out the shopping institution Don Quijote, classic department stores Sogo and Takashimaya, and casual shopping malls Porta, Bay Quarter, More’s and Joinus.

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    Yokohama Station

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    Ride a bus on water

    Don't forget: Yokohama is a port city, which means public transport isn't just limited to land. So try the water transport around Yokohama Station and Minato Mirai areas. It's only 5 to 10 minutes between stops, and there are four services an hour at most.

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    Sea Bass

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    Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Kanagawa

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    Stay beneath the railway tracks

    Under the elevated tracks of Hinodecho Station you'll find five tiny houses on wheels. The complex includes a hostel, a café lounge and a SUP (stand-up paddleboard) station. Dorms go from ¥4,200, while a tiny house starts at ¥20,000. At the SUP station, you can take a class to paddle through the city.

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    Tinys Yokohama Hinodecho

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    2-166 Hinodecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama Kanagawa

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