A registered historical building of Yokohama. It was built from 1925 to 1926 as the residence of Fritz Ehrismann, the Yokohama branch manager of Siber Hegner, a silk trading company. The residence was designed by Antonin Raymond, recognized as the “father of modern architecture”. *Includes a cafe.
The Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal is a major port where foreign cruise ships dock during international cruises. With a maximum height of 70m and width of 15m, the steel construction was designed by Alejandro Zaera Polo and Farshid Moussavi (a UK-based architect). The rooftop plaza provides a beautiful scenery of Yamashita Park, the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse district, and the landscape of Minato Yokohama.
Mitsuike Park ranks as one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. There are many different types of sakura (cherry blossoms) in this park, such as winter cherry blossoms which bloom in mid February. In total, there are approximately 1600 sakura trees from 78 different species, all blooming at slightly different periods. This park is very popular with visitors.
This spacious lawn field, forming a part of the art museum, was developed to revitalize the area with greenery. At night, the "Night Sea Illumination Pavement", in front of the museum, creates a modern night view of Minato Mirai with its fantastic lights inspired by sea tinkles floating in the waves.
Yokohama Sky Cruise provides sightseeing flight of a helicopter and cruise service. Any groups including couples celebrating anniversary, families and friends can enjoy the night view and town scape from the sky. The helicopter flies over Yokohama port area at an altitude of 450 to 600 m and at a speed of 200 km an hour. You can enjoy refreshing flight with a top-down view of Yokohama, such as town scape and Bay bridge, from before sunset to after dark.
A park (port harbor greenland) with a surface area of approximately 3.3 hectares including the breakwater stretching sideways from the Osanbashi Yokohama International Port Terminal. Includes an event space and a resting area with a cafe gallery.
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.
The Nippon-Maru Yokohama Port Museum is located in the Nippon-Maru Memorial Park in the Minato Mirai 21 area. In 1985 (Showa 60), the former dockyard was converted into a green area with many water spots. The stone-built dock, where the vessel Nippon-Maru is conserved at, is the first dock of Yokohama to be certified as an Important Cultural Property of Japan.
This observatory was renovated in 2011. Here, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Yokohama's scenery, including Bay Bridge and Landmark Tower.
A registered historical building of Yokohama. It was originally built at 45 Yamate Town as a residence for foreigners after the Great Kanto Earthquake. It became the property of the Roman Catholic Church Diocese of Yokohama after World War II, and was used as the parish house of the Yamate Catholic Church until 1991. Located within the Yamate Italian Garden.
The park is located near a place that used to be an atelier of Shimomura Kanzan, the master of Japanese painting, and Honmoku Shrine. Honmoku Shrine has been inheriting the sacred ritual “Ouma Nagashi” since the Muromachi era. The park is beautiful in the season of cherry blossoms.
Opened in 1962 at the former site of the British soldiers’ barracks. The lookout and benches facing the ocean offer a full view of Yokohama port. A perfect place for viewing the Yokohama Bay Bridge at night. The forest on the north side was formerly a French military garrison, and is now called the French Mountain area. The land was handed over to Yokohama City in 1971. The same arch as in the central market of Paris stands in front. Also includes the British House, the Yamate 111 Ban-Kan, the Osaragi Jiro Memorial Hall and the Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature. Also famous for the roses that are in full bloom in the spring and autumn seasons.
The main sight-seeing area of Yokohama, facing the port of Yokohama with skyscrapers, large commercial buildings and retro architecture lining the streets. Here, there is a good mix of spots where you can experience the modern and the traditional.
Since the opening of the port of Yokohama, this chic district was the earliest to adopt the modern western culture with its many shops aimed at foreigners. At this shopping street brimming with uniqueness, not only can you find many gourmet food, you can also find jewellery, furniture and fashion brands originating from Yokohama's Motomachi. From Autumn to Winter Motomachi is lit up brightly with colorful illuminations
The first seaside park in Japan located right in front of Yokohama Port, stretching almost 700 meters from the east side of Osanbashi to Yamashita Pier. It was opened in 1930 by land filling with the rubbles from the Great Kanto Earthquake. The park includes a grass field, a rose garden, the “Little Girl With Red Shoes On” statue, the “Guardian of Water” statue which is a gift from San Diego, a sister city of Yokohama, and the “Kamome no Suihei-san (Seagull Sailor)” song monument, water stairs and a stage. The former cargo and passenger ship Hikawamaru is anchored here.