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  • Yokohama Arena
    164 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Shinyokohama 3-10
    This multipurpose event arena, first opened in April 1989, can accommodate up to 17,000 people. Able to host concerts, ceremonies, and a variety of other events, Yokohama Arena has also been selected as one of the 100 best event halls in Japan. Yokohama Arena offers a full suite of features, including giant video monitor systems, sound systems suitable for a variety of events, and universally designed facilities. The surrounding area includes convenience stores, restaurants, and hotels as well.

    The seat on the floor offers a very good views.Organization was great as well. Also,beverages was not very expensive.

  • PACIFICO Yokohama
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 1-1-1
    This convention center is in the Minato Mirai area. The Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama is one of the largest international conference halls in the world and hosts big global gatherings. It's connected to the Yokohama Grand Intercontinental Hotel and the National Convention Hall, the only national conference hall in Eastern Japan. It's also a MICE complex and holds a wide variety of events.
  • Yokohama Chinatown
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou
    This is Japan’s largest Chinatown in Naka Ward, Yokohama City, where more than 500 shops are lined up. This area is always bustling with local people and tourists seeking authentic Chinese cuisine and culture. The Chinese New Year and especially the parade and the lion dance are events which are representative of Yokohama’s tourism. In all directions into Chinatown, there are gates with guardian deities enshrined in each of these gates: there is the Choyo-mon gate in the east, the Suzaku-mon gate in the south, the Enpei-mon gate in the west and the Genbu-mon gate in the north. The Suzaku-mon gate is convenient for coming from and going to Yokohama Motomachi.
  • Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanazawa-ku Hakkeijima
    This leisure complex is located on Hakkeijima Island in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City. The island, which features an aquarium, attractions, a shopping mall, a hotel, a marina, and more, offers more than enough activities for a full day of fun for people of all ages. The island's aquarium, its main attraction, is comprised of four facilities. It offers hands-on programs where visitors can interact with the animals, a wide variety of live shows, seasonal events, and more. Admission to the island is free and visitors can enjoy its restaurants, cafes, and shops while talking a walk along its promenade.
  • Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Shinkou 1-1
    A historical structure built as a government-bonded warehouse during the Meiji and Taisho periods, and nowadays it has become a multipurpose-type facility which holds cafes and restaurants. From the open plaza facing the sea you can look out over Yokohama Port and the scenery of Minato Mirai, while the buildings are illuminated in orange in the evening and from midday, a different fantastic atmosphere is created. A great number of events are held to match the season.
  • Sagamiko Resort Pleasure Forest
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Sagamiharashi Midori-ku Wakayanagi 1634
    This leisure spot is adjacent to Lake Sagami. Visitors enjoy a variety of attractions here like the three-story athletic facility known as the Torihada Coliseum Muscle Monster on the park's mountain summit. There is a camping area, and visitors take part in outdoor activities and use the dog run with their pets. Many people visit for the winter light display.
  • Yokohama Landmark Tower
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-2-1
    In the center of this tower building which is a symbol of the Minato Mirai 21 district in Yokohama is a multi-purpose facility which houses offices, a hotel and a shopping mall. The tower also has such facilities as an observatory, a multi-purpose hall and a merchant ship stone dock that has been reconstructed into a plaza. In particular, the highlight is the scenery from the “Sky Garden” observatory located on the 69th floor of the tower at a height of 273 meters. During the day, you can look out into the distance over the Minato Mirai district and in the evening, the whole surface of the sparkling night view extends into the distance.
  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Yokohama
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsuduki-ku Ikonobechou 4035-1
    LaLaport Yokohama is one of the largest commercial facilities in Kanagawa Prefecture, and has a range of shops from large food stores to TOHO cinemas. It is very crowded on weekends and holidays so public transport is convenient. It is 10 minutes’ walk from JR Kamoi Station. A shuttle bus service is available.
  • Nissan Stadium
    211 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Kodukuechou 3300
    This stadium is famous in part as the home stadium of the Yokohama F. Marinos soccer team. The 2002 FIFA World Cup final game was also held here. One of the stadium’s distinctive features is its dedication to maintaining the natural lawn field in perfect condition throughout the year. The stadium is also one of the largest in Japan, seating up to 72,327. The stadium was designed with a variety of features to make it easier for spectators and athletes to feel a sense of unity. In addition to sporting events, the stadium also holds tours of its lawn. A food court and shops are also located in the facility.

    Caught the train from Tokyo to Yokohama and then walked to the stadium to watch All Blacks v's Wallabies. The moment we alighted from the train it was a great experience. Guides on most corners...

  • Samukawa-jinja Shrine
    198 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Kouzagunsamukawamachi Miyayama 3916
    This shrine in Miyayama, Samukawa Town, Koza County, Kanagawa Prefecture has a roughly 1,600 history. Called Sagaminokuni Ichinomiya, its guardian deity is the only in the nation to protect from calamity whatever direction it comes from. As such, historical figures like Minamoto no Yoritomo, Takeda Shingen, and members of the Tokugawa clan worshiped there. Many visitors come for a variety of annual festivals, including the Musayumi Festival on the 8th of the New Year, the Kokufu Festival on May 5, and the Hamaorikoshiki Festival on July 15.

    When I visited here, lots of people were praying for the festival of Seven, Five and Three. Seven and three years old girls and 5 years old boys were having traditional colourful kimono wear. Looked...

  • Hakone-jinja Shrine
    1294 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Motohakone 80-1
    Since ancient times, this shrine has been patronized by generations of military commanders who came to pray for the earnest realization of their wishes during battle. This shrine is said to be one of the best power spots in the Kanto region where one can “conquer a state when Hakone has your back”. The deity of love, Kuzuryu’s newly constructed shrine is also next to Hakone Shrine. Get off the Izu Hakone bus at “Moto-Hakone” or otherwise get off the Hakone Tosan bus at “Moto-Hakone Port” and the temple is a 10- minute walk away.

    Very beautiful during the autumn. Long walk up the stairs to the main shrine. Currently, renovations on the main shrine. Right side of the shrine is a very old cedar tree with a big corroded hole...

  • Enoshima Aquarium
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Fujisawashi Katasekaigan 2-19-1
    Nicknamed the “Enosui” by locals, this aquarium is located inside Shonan Kaigan Park. The aquarium’s beautiful exhibits, designed to evoke a wondrous undersea world, are quite popular. The spherical “Jellyfish Planet” aquarium houses 14 varieties of jellyfish lit up with beautiful lighting. Once every hour, the world’s first 3D projection mapped jellyfish show is held throughout the entire floor. Enoshima Aquarium is filled with entertainment. A school of some 8,000 Japanese sardines can be seen swimming in a giant aquarium replicating the environment of Sagami Bay. An edutainment facility, another exhibit at the aquarium maps ocean currents and presents the various sea life which visits the area seasonally.


  • Sogo Yokohama
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Takashima 2-18-1
    A department store connected directly to the east entrance of Yokohama Station via the central corridor running through the Porta underground shopping center. Sogo is also connected to the Yokohama Sky Building and Yokohama Bay Quarter via a pedestrian deck; since you never have to go outside, you can complete your shopping in the area even if it’s raining without ever getting wet. A wide variety of clothing and accessories can be found in Sogo, as well as an array of repair and maintenance services. There’s also the Sogo Museum of Art on the sixth floor, and fairs and bargain events are held periodically on the eighth floor.
  • Yokohama Stadium
    503 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yokohamakouen
    Located a three minute walk from Yokohama Municipal Subway Kannai Station or Nihon-Odori Station on the Minatomirai Line. Situated in Yokohama Park a short walk from Kannai Station on the JR Negishi Line, the stadium is also an outdoor baseball field for the Yokohama DeNA BayStars. In addition to professional and amateur baseball and American football games, the stadium is also used as a venue for concerts. The stadium hosts a variety of food stands as well. The mikan ice, shave ice topped with mikan mandarin oranges and covered with a sweet and sour sauce, is particularly popular in summer.

    Yokohama Baseball stadium, also known as the Baystar arena. It is the home ground of the Yokohama based baseball team. Located just besides the JR Kannai station. The stadium can be reached from...

  • Tsurugaoka Hachimangu
    11 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-1-31
    A Hachimangu Shinto shrine which is considered the guardian shrine of Kamakura warriors. The shrine’s origins date back to when Minamoto no Yoriyoshi prayed for protection before setting out for battle at the Iwashimizu Hachimangu in Kyoto, the patron shrine of the Minamoto clan; after successfully suppressing the Northern Fujiwara clan, he built a shrine dedicated to the god of the Kyoto shrine in Yuigahama in thanks. Later, when the Minamoto clan was again ascendant after a period of waning power, the shrine was moved to its current location in the Yukinoshita neighborhood and was rebuilt as a magnificent structure befitting the leaders of the Kamakura shogunate. Connected to the samurai Minamoto clan and the famous Minamoto no Yoritomo, the shrine is still popular today and is considered one of the three greatest Hachimangu shrines. One of the shrines most popular events is the yabusame horseback archery, which is conducted each year in the spring and fall by participants dressed in traditional Kamakura period hunting costumes.

    参拝者用の休憩所ですが、水やお茶などのサービスはありません。持ち込みも禁止です。 カレーや炒飯、焼きそばなどの軽食やお菓子、ソフトクリームなど売ってます。 軽食はレトルトですが、ビーフカレー450円、炒飯400円、焼きそば350円と安く美味しいです。

  • Yokohama Takashimaya
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minamisaiwai 1-6-31
    A department store located a one minute walk from Yokohama Station. Takashimaya is both a convenient place to shop and for meeting up with friends. Takashimaya’s eight spacious floors aboveground and two below host popular men’s, women’s, and children’s fashion brand shops; cosmetics stores; interior goods shops; food stores; cafes; and restaurants. Family-oriented, the facility rents baby strollers and has amenities such as baby rest rooms. A variety of renowned establishments can be found in the eighth floor restaurant area. Meanwhile, you can appreciate paintings and other artistic works in the seventh floor art gallery.

    We went with Japanese friends. This restaurant gives you a great japanese experience. We had been to a similar restaurant in a high class resort and this restaurant matched it in quality and...

  • Yokohama World Porters
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Shinkou 2-2-1
    Located a five minute walk from Bashamichi Station on the Minatomirai Line. A shopping mall located in the new port area of Minato Mirai 21. The facility’s spacious establishments include fashionable clothing stores, interior design shops, lifestyle goods stores, and restaurants. There’s also a movie theater and even an amusement park, ensuring you can enjoy a whole day here. You can get taste of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Town area on the first floor, where you’ll find a variety of Hawaiian goods and popular Hawaiian souvenirs as well as Hawaiian food.
  • Yokohama Museum of Art
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 3-4-1
    This art museum is notable for its distinctive symmetrical stonework exterior and for the open atrium of its grand gallery. In addition to seven exhibit halls, the museum boasts an art information center with a collection of more than 110,000 books, artist workshops, and more, making it one of the country's largest art museums. The museum, which has a collection of more than 12,000 works of modern and contemporary art, holds a wide variety of exhibitions. It is located a three-minute walk from Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai Line.
  • Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall
    25 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Minatomirai 2-3-6
    This municipal concert hall is in Queen Square Yokohama in Minato Mirai, Nishi Ward, Kanagawa Prefecture. It mainly hosts musical performances and features a large hall complete with a pipe organ and a smaller rectangular hall with adjustable reverb paneling. The venue is also used for public recordings of TV Asahi's classical music program Untitled Concert.

    A friend of mine had a piano recital in the Small Hall of the Yakohama Minatomirai Hall. It took us only 43 minutes from Ikebukuro to Minatomirai by the Express Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line. It was...

  • Yamashita Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 279
    This public park which opened in 1930 was built on land reclaimed with rubble from the Great Kanto Earthquake. This is a highly popular tourist spot as there are many monuments such as “The Girl in the Red Shoes Statue” and you can get an unbroken view of the sea and Bay Bridge. Again, it is also known as a famous spot for roses, with there being many roses in the fullness of bloom every spring and autumn in the sunken flowerbeds. The park is a three-minute walk from Motomachi Chukagai Station.

Kanagawa Main Areas


Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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