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Sankei-en and Yokohama illumination cruise

Yokohama, Kawasaki 7h15m

You'll be visiting Sankei-en, a traditional Japanese garden with many relocated historical buildings, and the Shomyoji Temple founded by Sanetoki Hojo, after which you'll round off the day with a beautiful night view at Tokyo Bay. Look no further for a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and have a taste of the romantic past.

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Shomyoji Temple

30 mins by car from the center of Kamakura City. Hojo Kanezawa’s family constructed in the Kamakura Period by Sanetoki Hojo. The Jodoshiki Teien Garden centred around the Ajiike Pond in front of the main building is a sight to behold. The garden, with its crimson arched and flat bridges, is beautiful. Visitors can enjoy seasonal scenery such as cherry blossom in spring, yellow irises at the beg...

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Sankeien Garden

The vast classical Japan garden covering over 18,000 square meters was opened by Hara Sankei, a businessman who made a fortune with the Japanese silk trade. Rinshunkaku, the Three-Storied Pagoda of Old Toumyouji are amongst the properties designated as Important Cultural Properties by the Japanese government. The garden is also a famous viewing spot for plum and cherry blossoms, azaleas, and au...

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Yamashita Park

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 ...

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Yokohama Motomachi Illumination Cruising (Sea Bas)

Hop on board the departing boats near the east exit of Yokohama station and enjoy a beautiful night view of the port of Yokohama from the sea. Sights to look out for include Minato Mirai, the Red Brick Warehouse and Osanbashi, The boats operate every weekend. Nightlife An illumination cruise that takes you around to see the night views of Yokohama’s sights, including Minato Mirai an...

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