Nihon Odori

Yokohama, Kawasaki15m

Overview

Nihon Odori is the first western style street in Japan. It was completed in 1870 and designed by R.H. Blanton. The stately historic buildings such as Kanagawa Prefectural Government, the Yokohama Archives of History, Yokohama District Court, Mitsui & Co.,Ltd. Yokohama building and the old Kanto Local Finance Bureau etc. line the Nihon Odori. In autumn, open cafes along the road are a popular resting spot with a view of beautifully colored ginkgo.

Travel tip

Known for its gorgeous ginko trees, the street is most beautiful in autumn when the leaves are golden and the air is crystal clear.

Detailed information

Address

Nihonodori, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken

Photos

Yokohama Archives of History
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Yokohama Archives of History

Kanagawa Prefectural Government's Office (King's Tower)
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Kanagawa Prefectural Government's Office (King's Tower)

Yokohama Three Towers
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Yokohama Three Towers

Kaiko Hiroba (memorial plaza to commemorate the opening of the Port of Yokohama)
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Kaiko Hiroba (memorial plaza to commemorate the opening of the Port of Yokohama)