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Walking Through History Tour: Bakumatsu to Bunmei Kaika

Yokohama, Kawasaki Multi day 20

Starting with visiting remains of cannons in Odaiba park that are deeply related to the Arrival of Black Ships, we will also go to Asakusa where the atmosphere of the Edo period still remains. Next day, you can visit historic sites that are relevant to Meiji Restoration and opening itself to other countries for trade. It will be like a time-travel to the Meiji period.

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Daiba Park

Beyond Kanagawa 30m

Daiba means battery. Edo shogunate built 6 batteries in order to protect Japan from American fleets which demanded Tokugawa shogunate to open up port toward America....

The Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery

Yokohama, Kawasaki 15m

It started as a cemetery for sailors of Commodore Perry's squadron. Now, more than 5,000 foreigners from about 40 countries are buried here. The tombs of some famous...

Harbor View Park (Minato-no-Mieru Oka Koen)

Yokohama, Kawasaki 1h

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...

Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama, Kawasaki 1h30m

One of the largest Chinatowns in the world with 140 years of history. More than 500 restaurants and shops fill an area of about 500 square meters. Known as one...

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...

Tsurumibashi Barrier Historic Site

Yokohama, Kawasaki 15m

The remains of a checkpoint installed due to repeated bloodshed incidents targeting foreigners since Yokohama opened its port. Photos Provided by photolibrary.

Soji-ji Temple

Yokohama, Kawasaki 1h

This is the main temple of Soto Zen Buddhism, located in Tsurumi, Yokohama. In the extensive temple grounds, there is a Zen garden lined with many Garans (temple...

Scene of the Namamugi Incident and Monument

Yokohama, Kawasaki 15m

This is the scene of the Namamugi Incident in 1862, where British merchants were slashed when they interrupted the procession of Shimazu Hisamitsu, the feudal lord...

LA CITTADELLA

Yokohama, Kawasaki 1h

LA CITTADELLA is a five minute walk from the east exit of Kawasaki Station. It is modeled on an Italian hillside town. At LA CITTADELLA you can enjoy going to movies,...

Tokaido Kawasaki-shuku Koryukan

Yokohama, Kawasaki 30m

Relive the past in the exhibitions which combines models and videos of the history and culture of Kawasaki city and the streets of the old Kawasaki rest stop, established...

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