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Explore the Area Around Historic Yokohama Port

A course tracing the history of Yokohama to discover its important role in the development of modern Japan. Starting with the opening of the Yokohama port in 1859, we explore old Chinatown where western and other international cultures first landed and developed in Japan. You can get in touch with the local history, exploring original valuable documents at the Yokohama Archives of History.

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Yokohama Archives of History

Yokohama 30m

Displays materials on Yokohama history from the end of the Edo period/Opening up of the port period to the beginning of the Showa period. The building was formerly...

Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama 1h30m

The Yokohama Chinatown is a Chinatown located in Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama. Along with Kobe Nankinmachi Chinatown and Nagasaki Shinchi Chinatown, it is known...

Yokohama Chocolate Factory & Museum

Yokohama 30m

Yokohama's largest chocolate specialty store with an integrated factory and café. It has a glass-walled factory, a café where you can taste freshly made chocolates,...

Motomachi Shopping Street

Yokohama 30m

When Yokohama port opened, many foreign travelers decided to settle in the area. It later became a popular shopping district attracting many tourists.

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