Yokohama: Best Things to Do

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Yokohama City is one of the dream destinations for travelers in Japan

This city is famous for being a port town

Famous destinations here include Yokohama Landmark Tower, Yokohama Chinatown and Minato Mirai 21

When visiting here, don't forget to take photos in Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse #2, Sankeien Garden and Meigetsuin



Yokohama Landmark Tower is a must-visit when you are in Yokohama. This building has 70 floors and the third highest building in Japan. Yokohama landmark tower is built from 1990 until 1993, You can find restaurants, hotels, offices, and even malls here. Fun fact, the lift in this building is claimed to be the fastest in the world.

Yokohama Landmark Tower

This huge tower with a hotel, mall & offices also has an observation area.

The observatory deck that gives a 360 degree birds eye view of Yokohama City makes it an interesting experience.

Address : 2-chōme-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0012, Japan


Yokohama Chinatown is the right place to for the first destination in Yokohama city. In here, you can see glimmering Chinatown Gates in the night comes. This place is a one-stop destination that tourists should visit this place. Find out the Chinese people that live in this area. The unique thing here is the streets have a Chinese influence such as Shanghai Road, Zhongshan Road, and Fujian Road.

Yokohama Chinatown

Japan's largest Chinatown, with around 250 Chinese-owned stores & eateries & a colorful entry gate

Address : Yamashitacho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0023, Japan


Visiting the shopping center in Yokohama is the best thing to find authentic souvenirs. Yokohama Memories is a souvenir store that famous in this town. Located on the fifth floor of Landmark Plaza, this place sells souvenirs, gifts, and local foodstuff. The staff in here can speak English language well. Shopping fashion things in Japan is a good idea for a fashion lover. Marine & Walk Yokohama is the place that you will find unique fashion items.

Yokohama memories

You can get cute souvenirs and all kinds of chocolate

Address : 2 Chome-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0012, Japan

Marine & Walk Yokohama

Stylish, modern open-air mall in a bayside setting with upscale international shops & restaurants

Address : 1 Chome-3-1 Shinko, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0001, Japan


One of the best traditional food in this city is Sashimi. Sashimi is a freshly cut fish or meat. For drink, Ocha or roasted tea is a drink that you must try in Yokohama. Gyokuro, sencha, genmaicha, dan kukicha are a variety of Ocha that you can try to feel fresh here.


Yokohama is known for its history and art. The traditional culture in this town really strong with their history and art. Local people still hold their authentic history and art. For example, the resident still doing traditional Japanese mask dance plays. Thus, this event attracted tourists to see the show.


The best time to visit Yokohama is December through February. The temperatures cold because at that time is the winter season. If you want to see Dance Festival celebrate just come at that time.


The best accommodation in Yokohama is InterContinental Yokohama Grand. It is a five star hotel that will give you a new experience beyond just sleeping in a bed. Surrounded by mall and famous restaurants, this hotel has a strategic location in Yokohama. For the budget traveler, stay in Hotel Edit Yokohama is the right choice for you. This hotel gives you the best facilities for its price.

InterContinental Yokohama Grand

Hotel with modern sail-shaped building

Address : 1 Chome-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-8522, Japan

Hotel Edit Yokohama

Hotel three stars

Address : 6 Chome-78番地1 Sumiyoshicho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0013, Jepang


Go to the authentic restaurant when you come to Yokohama is the must to do. Katsuretsu An Bashamichi Sohonten is the best restaurant if you want to try the original Japan Katsu. For foodie, try to visit Mawashizushi Katsu Midori, Yokohama Sky Building is the best choice to taste the typical sashimi or sushi.

Katsuretsu An Bashamichi Sohonten

Authentic and local's favorite restaurant

Address : 5 Chome-58-2 Tokiwacho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0014, Japan

Mawashizushi Katsu Midori

Cheap and great sushi in town

Address : Japan, 〒220-0011 Kanagawa, Yokohama, Nishi Ward, Takashima, 2 Chome−19−12 スカイビル 11F


Hangout to cafe in Yokohama with drink coffee or tea is the best choice. Hoshino Coffee Shinyokohama is the cafe that offers you coffee and tea. Don't worry you can find bakery and some bread for complete your hangout. When walking around Chinatown in Yokohama, don't forget visit A Happy Pancake Yokohama Chinatown to try the delicious home made pancakes.

Hoshino Coffee Shinyokohama

Quiet and cozy cafe

Address : 2 Chome-13-13 Shinyokohama, Kohoku Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 222-0033, Japan

A Happy Pancake the Yokohama

You can find the best fluffy pancakes in Yokohama

Address : Japan, 〒231-0023 Kanagawa, Yokohama, Naka Ward, Yamashitacho, 97 一石屋ビル 1階


If you want to feel the nightlife in Yokohama just visit Yokohama Jazz Promenade. It is the jazz attraction that you can see just in October and this show only in ones a year. The other option when you want to listen to jazz music in the night when you in Yokohama is Motion Blue Yokohama. Another good place to try the amazing cocktails is Bar Noble. Traditional bar with typical Japanese vibe makes you should visit to spend your time in the night.

Motion Blue Yokohama

Music Stage

Address : Jepang, 〒231-0001 Kanagawa, Yokohama, Naka Ward, Shinko, 1 Chome−1−2 横浜赤レンガ倉庫2号館

Bar Noble

Good cocktails · Comfortable · Beer

Address : 2-7 Yoshidamachi, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0041, Jepang


Yokohama has many interesting placed to visit. The modern area with amazing facilities and views is Minato Mirai 21. Located by the sea, this place gives you a new experience. Minato Mirai 21 managed by Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 Corporation from 1984. Another interesting place is the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse #2. Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse #2 was the place to keep bricks but now this place becomes a shopping center,

Minato Mirai 21

Modern area

Address : 1 Chome-1-先 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0012, Jepang

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse #2

A former brick warehouse, now a shopping and cultural center with shops, cafes and seasonal events

Address : 1 Chome-1 Shinko, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0001, Jepang


Yokohama is a modern city with an authentic touch. Visit Meigetsuin is the best thing if you come in the autumn season. When autumn season the trees located in the temple will find the fallen leaves and the beautiful scenery. The other beautiful place to take a good picture is Sankeien Garden. Opened in 1906, Sankeien Garden is the public garden that has a beautiful view of the romantic vibes.



Address : Jepang, 〒247-0062 Kanagawa, Kamakura, Yamanouchi, 189

Sankeien Garden


Address : 58-1 Honmokusannotani, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0824, Jepang