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The Past of Yokohama Port

Yokohama, Kawasaki Full day 15

In Yokohama, where many of Japan's firsts remain, you'll be looking back on Japan's Westernization while at the same being captivated by the exotic side of the city.

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Gas Lamp Monument

Yokohama, Kawasaki 15m

In 1872, Nihon Gas Shachu Company started by Takashima Kaemon built Japan's first street gas lamp. The gas lamps went on to light the roads and city. The pillars...

Bashamichi

Yokohama, Kawasaki 30m

The name Bashamichi (Horse-drawn Carriage Street) is derived from the fact that carriages carrying foreigners frequently went up and down this street at the time...

NYK Maritime Museum of History

Yokohama, Kawasaki 30m

This museum presents the history of how ships transferring people, goods, and culture have opened up the sea route from Japan to overseas since the Meiji period....

Yokohama Customs (Queen’s Tower)

Yokohama, Kawasaki 30m

Built in 1934, this building has a characteristic tower with a mosque-like appearance. The circular lines of the building give it the nickname of “Queen” in...

Yokohama Archives of History

Yokohama, Kawasaki 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...

Hotel New Grand

Yokohama, Kawasaki 15m

Established in 1927, this classic hotel is reminiscent of Yokohama in the past when the port was first opened. As a renowned hotel of Yokohama, the international...

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