Yokohama Landmark Tower
The tallest building until 2012, the Yokohama Landmark tower is currently the second tallest building in Japan measuring 296.3 meters high after the Abeno Harukas. The 49th to 70th floor is a luxurious 5 star hotel while the floors below are offices. It is Japans epitome of outstanding architecture.
Red Brick Warehouse
Located in the e port district of Yokohama, Naka-Ku, the Red Brick Warehouse served as a customs building for export trade activities. At present it has been converted into a shopping complex that has thematic bars, coffee shops, restaurants, and exhibitions.
Among countless Chinatowns all over the world, Yokohama Chinatown is one of the largest and the best with as many as approximately 500 Chinese restaurants, Chinese grocery stores and plenty of other shops standing side by side on the streets. The year around bustling streets proves the fun-filled excitement of the town.
The Yokohama Bay Bridge is an 860 meter long, cable suspended bridge across the Tokyo bay. Completed in 1989, the bridge connects Honmoku and Daikoku. There is a public walk "Yokohama skywalk" along which one can walk under the bridge dock of Yokohama Bay Bridge, and can see the scenery and large vessel of a city area of Yokohama pass through the bottom of a bridge.
Inamuragasaki is a cape at the western end of Yuigahama, in Kamakura. It is regarded as a historical point by the Japanese government because of its role in the battle of Kamakura in 1333 when Nitta Yoshisada was able to skirt the cape to land on the beach and invade Kamakura, bringing the Kamakura government to an end.
The second most populous city of Japan, Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa prefecture, located south of central Tokyo near the Tokyo Bay. Like most islands on the Marginal Sea of the Western pacific, Yokohama was initially a small fishing village around the 1850s, but soon after the opening of the Port of Yokohama on 2nd June 1859, a substantial change happened. The city started growing dramatically and there was substantial growth witnessed all over. Today, Yokohama is one of the most important business centers in Japan. The tallest buildings of the country can be seen here. Despite sensitiveness of the Japanese people towards tall buildings, the city's skyline proudly features these high-rises, and it surely is a breathtaking sight. People visiting Tokyo surely makes it a point to visit Yokohama only to experience its super fast growth and stellar advancements. There are many luxury hotels in Yokohama alongside some great budget hotels in Yokohama which offer their guests world-class accommodation and dining facilities.
Languages Spoken: English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German.
Nearest Airports: Tokyo Haneda Airport, Oshima Airport, Narita International Airport, Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport.
Best Time to Visit: April, May, July, August.
Emergency Contact Number: Police: 110, Medical & Fire: 119.