Visit in YOKOHAMA
Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan and because of its location a short half hour from Tokyo is an ideal destination for a day trip, so in this post we will give you some ideas on what to see and do in Yokohama .
Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa prefecture. Until 1859, the city was nothing more than a small fishing village, but after the opening of Japan to the world, the activity of its port grew tremendously and became one of the most important in the country, making the city grow with strength and became the second largest in all of Japan.
Minato Mirai 21
Taking a good walk around the Minato Mirai 21 area, a modern development area in the Yokohama port, is almost an obligation for the tourist who visits Yokohama for the first time. The area is full of activities, some ideas are:
Climb the observatory of the Landmark Tower, one of the tallest towers in Japan, and enjoy the views of the port and the city of Yokohama.
Cosmo World amusement park
Enjoy as children of the Cosmo World amusement park, climb the Cosmo World ferris wheel to enjoy good views of the Yokohama port and the buildings .
Relax in the onsen and spa Manyo Club.
Stroll through the old red brick warehouses (akarenga soko) now converted into a tourist area full of restaurants and shops. From there, you can also enjoy a beautiful view of the skyline of Yokohama.
Enter the old ship Nippon Maru and learn a little more about the history of the port of Yokohama in its museum.
Learn more about the famous instant noodles, design our own packaging or prepare our own noodles in the instant noodle museum.
Sankeien Japanese-style gardens
Visit the Sankeien Japanese-style gardens, where in addition to beautiful ponds, streams and impressive nature we can see many historical buildings throughout Japan as a residence of a daimyo, tea houses and a three-story pagoda of the ancient Tomyoji temple of Kyoto.
Especially if we go with children, go to the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise park, a kind of zoo dedicated basically to marine fauna.
Games in Yokohama
INTERNATIONAL STADIUM YOKOHAMA (NISSAN STADIUM)
Less than an hour south of Tokyo, International Stadium Yokohama is the country’s largest stadium with 72,327 seats. It is home to J. League’s Yokohama F. Marinos and, in addition to hosting early stage matches, the stadium will host the final match
of the tournament. The stadium, the venue of the final of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, is near Kozokue Station (JH17) on the JR Yokohama Line and about 1.2 kilometers from Shin-Yokohama Station (various lines).
|MATCH NO||DATE||POOL||MATCH||KICKOFF TIME|
|4||Saturday, Sept. 21||B||New Zealand vs. South Africa||18:45|
|6||Sunday, Sept. 22||A||Ireland vs. Scotland||16:45|
|35||Saturday, Oct. 12||C||England vs. France||17:15|
|40||Sunday, Oct. 13||A||Japan vs. Scotland||19:45|
|45||Saturday, Oct. 26||–||SF1: W QF1 vs. W QF2||17:00|
|46||Sunday, Oct. 27||–||SF2: W QF3 vs. W QF4||18:00|
|48||Saturday, Nov. 2||–||Final||18:00|