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Roses and hydrangeas! Flower tourism in the metropolitan area

Yokohama, Kawasaki 26h30m

Unique to the rainy season, flower tourism lets you enjoy places with a wide variety of roses and colorful hydrangeas. Participants can even ride on a hydrangea train. With plenty of flower related activities, this course is highly recommended for flower-lovers.

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Opened in 1959. It is now solidly established its position as a traditional store of the Yokohama Station West Gate and landmark-like existance. With its recent employment of a full line/ full target strategy, it has a wide variety of items and is beloved by people of a wide range of ages, having also gathered steady popularity for Gramercy New York in the first undeground floor and “Rose Dinin...

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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 ...

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Experience the view from the high-rise skyscraper and attentive staff hospitality. See a sky that goes through various transformations according to the season, time of day, weather and direction from the highest hotel in Japan. All of the rooms, located between the 52nd and 67th floors of the Yokohama Landmark Tower, are of a relaxing, international size. From the sky lounge in Landmark Tower’s...

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Sankeien Garden

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Tokei-ji Temple

Known as a temple that served as a shelter for women who took refuge and sought a divorce from their abusive husbands. Within its premises, there are various flowers of every season. You can experience various classes such as zazen (seated meditation), tea ceremonies, and incense-smelling ceremonies. (Reservation required)

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Yama-no-hotel

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We provide Tofu Katsu-ni made with gin-tofu from the Hakone Gora hot spring, as well as carefully selected deep fried loin. We have prepared both relaxing floor and table seats in the calm space of a traditional Japanese house.

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Hydrangea Train

The hydrangeas of the Hakone Tozan Railway start its blooming season from mid June. The Hakone Tozan trains, during the season in which the hydrangeas are in bloom, are affectionately known by the nickname “hydrangea train”. The Hakone Tozan train, as the name says, goes up the mountains of Hakone, and the best viewing point for hydrangeas also gradually climbs up starting mid-July at each high...

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Odawara Castle Ruins Park

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