Yokohama

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Kawasaki Daishi featuring heritage architecture
One of the biggest cities in Japan has one of the largest Chinatowns in the world. It is also known for its waterfront amusements, monuments and local cuisine.

Once a small fishing village, Yokohama is now one of the largest seaports in the Far East. With a redeveloped waterfront area full of attractions, a vast Chinatown, shopping malls and gorgeous parks, you’ll find much to entertain and excite you.

The first thing to capture your attention will most likely be Landmark Tower. Standing at 971 feet (296 meters), this massive structure is one of the tallest buildings in Japan. Ride the elevator to the viewing platform on the 69th floor and gasp at the views. The tower is located in Minato Mirai 21 district, a revitalized area of museums, malls, offices and attractions. While you are here, ride the huge Ferris wheel at Cosmo World amusement park, shop in the Red Brick Warehouse and learn about rocket engines at Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum.

Stroll among the fountains and statues of Yamashita Park overlooking Yokohama Bay. Spot cruise liners passing by and see Minato Mirai’s Ferris wheel lit up at night. Explore the decks and cabins of Hikawa Maru, a luxury liner launched in 1929 now permanently docked beside the park. Walk high above the bay on the Sky Walk, the elevated walkway on the side of the Yokohama Bay Bridge.

With more than 500 shops and restaurants, Yokohama’s Chinatown is one of the world’s largest. Visit Yokohama Daisekai, an 8-story entertainment mall with an interior modeled after 1920s Shanghai. See fortunetellers, browse souvenir shops and dine in the food court.

For more local cuisine, visit the Ramen Museum, a couple of miles from Chinatown. Learn about the history of ramen noodles by visiting the first-floor gallery. Go to the basement area that replicates an old Tokyo town, with restaurants that serve noodle dishes representing different regions of Japan.

Yokohama is just 23 miles (37 kilometers) south of Tokyo, a 30-minute train ride away. This exciting port city is popular with tourists vacationing in Japan’s capital.

Where to stay in Yokohama

APA Hotel & Resort Yokohama Bay Tower
APA Hotel & Resort Yokohama Bay Tower
3 out of 5
5-25-3 Kaigandori, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0002
The price is $62 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$62
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,084 reviews)
"Nice place for an overnight layover . Great views, great spa, and close to everything."

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

APA Hotel & Resort Yokohama Bay Tower
Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
4.5 out of 5
2-2-1-3, Minatomirai, Nishi, Yokohama, 2208173
The price is $106 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$106
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, 5 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,293 reviews)
"Great hotel"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
InterContinental Yokohama Grand, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Yokohama Grand, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, 200-8522
The price is $110 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
$110
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,261 reviews)
"the location was excellent"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

InterContinental Yokohama Grand, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Hotel Central Yokohama
Hotel Central Yokohama
3 out of 5
42 Nakadori Fukutomicho, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0043
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and a separate tub and shower. Popular attractions Iseyama Kotai Shrine and Nogeyama ...
3.6/5 Good! (10 reviews)
"お部屋は清潔で充分な物も揃っていました。地域環境が子供連れには環境悪かったと思います。騒音は一日中気になりました。"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2022

Hotel Central Yokohama
Oakwood Suites Yokohama
Oakwood Suites Yokohama
3.5 out of 5
5-57-2 Kitanakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0003
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Yokohama Port Museum ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (282 reviews)
"Really good spot, really went for the premium city view. I’m thankful that if you get a place you will automatically get a patio and on the 47th floor plus! The room was the biggest I have stayed in for Japanese size, my only thing is bring your own soap/ bath bomb you don’t really get much provided ..."

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2023

Oakwood Suites Yokohama
Grand Cave Yokohama
Grand Cave Yokohama
3 out of 5
3-108-1 Ishikawacho, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0868
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Yokohama. Enjoy free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and a refrigerator. Popular attractions Yokohama Stadium and Motomachi Shopping ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (72 reviews)
"This place has some comfortable beds and is very cozy, although cramped toilet and small space if planning to have a lot of luggage/items."

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Grand Cave Yokohama
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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