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Summer in Yokosuka: The Uwamachi Lantern Festival

Yokosuka, Miura Half day 6

Enjoy shopping and dining at a wide variety of shops on Dobuita-dori Shopping Street. After a stroll in Heiwa Central Park, built on the site of a former Japanese Army training camp, visit the Uwamachi Roman Lanterns Festival, a wondrous event where over 300 lanterns line Uwamachi's main street. Enjoy a stroll through Uwamachi as you enjoy the lanterns floating in the evening light.

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Yokosuka Dobuita Street

Yokosuka 45m

The shopping arcade in front of the main gate of the U.S. Navy Base. The arcade thrived after World War 2 as a shopping mall for the U.S. Navy stationed in Yokosuka....

Peace Central Park

Yokosuka 45m

A park made from the remains of a training fortress used by the former Japanese army. Its symbol is the “Peace Monument,” made to commemorate 1989’s “Declaration...

Uwamachi Roman Lanterns Festival

Yokosuka 1h30m

From Yokosuka Central, climb past Hirasaka to reach Uwamachi Ginza. This market street is a place where you can enjoy the craftsmanship of a street lined with street...

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