Nihon Oodori

Yokohama, Kawasaki15m

Description

Nihon Oodori 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 Oodori. In autumn, open cafes along the road are a popular resting spot with a view of beautifully colored ginkgo.

Detailed information

Address

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

Photos

Yokohama Archives of History

Yokohama Archives of History

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

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

Yokohama Three Tower

Yokohama Three Tower

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

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