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  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Yokohama
    Shopping
    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.
  • Yokohama Arena
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    4.0
    179 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.

  • Nissan Stadium
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    4.0
    246 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.

    The title of the review says it all , really. Went to three RWC games there - each time the staff were fantastic, and the seats good, but each time the queues, especially those for the toilets, were...

  • Kirin Yokohama Beer Village
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsurumi-ku Namamugi 1-17-1
    This Kirin Beer brewery is located in Yokohama City, the birthplace of the Japanese beer industry. It is the oldest and one of the largest Kirin Beer breweries in Japan. Visitors can learn the secrets behind the great taste of Kirin Ichiban Shibori beer during one of their popular brewery tours, each which approximately 80 minutes. Some of the attractions of the tour include comparing the flavor of the first press of the wort and the second press of the wort and tasting the malt, and more. Other tours suitable for families and people of all ages include a tour of the area's grand biotope, a quiz tour of the brewery, and more.
  • Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Shinyokohama 2-14-21
    This food theme park, which opened in the Shin-Yokohama district in 1994, was built around the concept of being able to eat ramen from all over the country without having to fly there. The interior, which recreates a Showa-period retro townscape, hosts famous ramen shops from not just all over Japan but from around the world. Attractions other than eating ramen include a gallery featuring exhibits on the history of ramen, a museum shop that offers souvenir ramen kits, a retro candy shop, events including live music, street performances, and picture story shows, and more. It is located a five-minute walk from JR Shin-Yokohama Station.

    以前から食べたかった気仙沼『かもめ食堂』のラーメンが横浜で食べられました。鳥ガラも感じますが、やはり魚介系の味がしっかりしており、予想どおり美味しいと思いました。早く気仙沼に再建されること願っています。

  • Yokohama Bay Quarter
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    4.0
    167 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Kinkouchou 1-10
    A shopping mall connected directly to and just a three minute walk from Yokohama Station. The fashionable building faces the sea and is designed to look like a cruise ship. Here you can go shopping or have a bite to eat while enjoying a sea breeze. The facility is also famous for its fabulous views at night. Bay Quarter hosts around 100 establishments, including fashionable clothing and interior decoration shops, restaurants, and cafes. The cafes, featuring outdoor terrace seating overlooking Yokohama Port, are particularly popular. There’s also a SeaBus boarding area, and you can hope on one to enjoy the sights of Minato Mirai from on the ocean waters as well.

    Worth a wander through, with lots of eating and shopping options. A unique architectural complex with white terraced areas overlooking lovely views of the water. Especially nice to visit at night.

  • Mosaic Mall Kohoku
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    3.5
    37 Reviews
    Shopping
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsuduki-ku Nakagawachuou 1-31-1-2
    This shopping center is in central Nakagawa, Tsuzuki Ward, Yokohama City. Lots of people visit this family oriented suburban commercial center with its fashion shops, general stores, food shops, and amusement facilities. On the rooftop there is a Ferris wheel, which is the mall's symbol, and it's crowded with families and couples on their days off. The nearest station is Yokohama City Subway's Center-Kita Station.

    Mosaic is a one place to go when you have the opportunity to visit kobe in a short time. You can take a photo with kobe tower and the wheel for the background as its their famous...

  • Daihonzan Sojiji Temple
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    4.5
    176 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsurumi-ku Tsurumi 2-1-1
    Located around five minutes’ walk from JR Tsurumi Station in Yokohama City, the Daihonzan Sojiji Temple is one of the two head temples of the Soto Zen Buddhism. The forerunner of this temple was the Shogaku Kannondo belonging to the Shingon Risshu (Shingon Vinaya) school, which was located in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture; it was relocated to the present site in 1911. The buildings within the temple precincts include many temple buildings, including the Butsu-den and Daiso-do, as well as the buildings of Tsurumi University, etc. The temple’s cemetery includes the graves of many famous people, including the famous Showa-era actor Ishihara Yujiro.

    This temple complex is situated in a a very urbanised area but is totally calm and serene. it is large and there are a lot of temple buildings to see which are very traditional and a centre of Zen...

  • Spa Libur Yokohama
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsurumi-ku Shishigaya 2-39-18 Spa/Ribour Yokohama
    An Asian resort spa situated along Inner Circular Route No. 2 a 25-minute Rinko Bus ride from the east exit of JR Tsurumi Station. The spa makes use of the Shishigaya, a black sodium spring which wells up from 300 meters underground. These waters have a syrupy feel and are said to beautify the skin. In addition to an indoor bath and outdoor bath, the bathhouse has a diverse array of baths, including a footbath and bubble bath. Every fourth Friday of the month in the women's area, the bathhouse also offers a flower bath with colorful flower petals floating in the water. In addition, the bathhouse has a full array of relaxation services such as Balinese massage, temomi massage, and Thai massage. Situated close to Tokyo, the bathhouse is a great destination for women office workers on their way home from work and housewives.
  • Jike Furusato Mura Shiki no Ie
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Aoba-ku Jikechou 414
    After disembarking at the Aobadai Station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, it’s just a two minute walk from the last stop of the bus bound for Kamoshida Danchi. This is located in the northwestern part of Yokohama City and an area where brilliantly colorful scenes of historic hillside paddies and mixed forests are preserved. One can enjoy the flora of violet, clover, and sakura in the spring, the green of the rice paddies in the summer, and the golden colored ears of rice and crimson foliage in the autumn, providing beautiful scenery for every season. At the Shikino-ie, General Information Center, there is a restaurant serving Japanese dishes, and a rearing facility display of the Natural Monument, the Miyakotanago fish. There are also events such as observation meetings and guided tours guided by a nature observation instructor.
  • Yokohama Sea Bass
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Kinkouchou 1-10 Yokohama bay quarter 2F
    This is a sea transportation service connecting the main Yokohama tourism sites, which are the East exit of the Yokohama Station, the Pukari Sanbashi of Minatomirai 21, the Pier Akarenga and the Yamashita Park. Although there is some layover time between the Yokohama Station - Akarenga, and the Yamashita Park - Minatomirai 21 routes, but all other sites can be visited without delays. The routes vary in length from five minutes to 20 minutes. The sight from the wide windows set low to the sea allow for easy viewing. Passengers may also enjoy a fuller cruise experience from the aft deck. Passengers enjoy taking photos at various sites using the different scenes as a backdrop. The 60-minute night illumination cruise on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays is highly recommended.
  • Morooka Kumano Shrine
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    4.0
    14 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Morokachou 1137
    This shrine is located in Morookacho Town, Kohoku Ward, Yokohama City, and was founded in 724 by the sacred hermit, Zenju. Many of the worshippers come requesting victory, since the shrine crest is the same “Yatagarasu” found on Japan’s national soccer team uniform. “Soccer charms” are sold here as well. Additionally, there is a local museum which displays artifacts from the Jomon period unearthed from the mountain behind the shrine precinct.

    Morooka Kumano shrine is near Okurayama station of Tokyu Tokyoko Line. It takes about 20 minutes by walking from the station. This is huge and famous as the power spot in Yokohama. Especially, soccor...

  • Okurayama Memorial Hall
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    4.0
    29 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kouhoku-ku Okurayama 2-10-1
    This historical building is located in 2-Chome, Okurayama, Kohoku Ward, Yokohama City. It was constructed in 1932 as the main building for “Okura Institute for the Study of Spiritual Culture” by businessman, Kunihiko Okura, who served as president of Toyo University. The design is unique, adopting Eastern design in the pre-ancient Greece Western form. Currently, as a cultural facility, its halls, galleries and meeting rooms can be used, and it hosts events such as the “Okurayama Fall Arts Festival“. It is also commonly used for on-location shooting.

    横浜市の大倉山にある歴史を感じられる建物です。東急東横線の大倉山駅からかなりの坂を上っていくと見えてきます。中の会議室を借りることができます。

  • Philia Hall
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Aoba-ku Aobadai 2-1-1 Aobadai Tokyu Square South-1 Main Building 5F
    This concert hall is located near Aobadai Station, in Aobadai, Aoba Ward, Yokohama City. It features “Philia Hall”—a shoebox-style hall with authentic acoustic functionality and seating for 500—as well as rehearsal rooms and practice rooms, etc. Classical concerts are indeed held here, but there are sometimes also events such as “Pianist’s Dream” in which the hall can be used (decided by lottery) in hour units.
  • Snow Brand Kodomonokuni-bokujo Ranch
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Aoba-ku Narachou 700
    This farm is located in Naracho, Aoba Ward, Yokohama City. You can enjoy petting cows, sheep, ponies, and other small animals, as well as experience milking or making butter. And it features the “Momo Dome”, playground equipment for jumping and bouncing, in the spacious grass area of pasture land. There is also a restaurant that serves cuisine made with Sungreen milk produced on the farm, and a shop that sells dairy products.
  • Natural Hot Spring Kohoku-no-Yu
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    3.5
    34 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsuduki-ku Orimotochou 248
    A bathhouse on Midori-Sangyodoro Street in Orimoto-cho, Tsuzuki Ward, Yokohama City. The offer outdoor baths, smaller personal baths, and stone paved reclining baths all fed by a natural hot spring. The spring is a highly concentrated carbonated spring that is effective in helping with lifestyle diseases, high blood pressure, sensitivity to cold , aid in the recovery from fatigue, and stiff shoulders. They have a variety of tubs with water temperature close to human body temperature to aid in relaxing as well as a mist sauna with natural radium and a standard sauna with special fanning events. They provide restaurants and body care facilities.

    I really love this place! Many kind of hot springs heal us. And, there is a restaurant Kouhoku-no-yu Oshokuji-dokoro in the spa of Kouhoku. We enjoy delicious foods and drinks including alcohols...

  • Aloha Table Ocean Breeze
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    3.5
    55 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Kinkouchou 1-10 bay quarter 4F
    Aloha Table Ocean Breeze is a Hawaiian cafe and restaurant. Glass walls and terrace seating where pets are allowed enable customers to enjoy an ocean view as they eat. It serves a “monthly pancake,” which is seasonal and changes every month. The Loko Moko Plate and the Curry Plate are especially made for children. The menu gives customers a chance to fully enjoy the flavors of Hawaii.

    i was not having high hopes for this place once we entered but as most of the restaurants in japan they have a very good quality in most of the service, the place lighting was a bit dim though and i...

  • CAMBUSA
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Tsuruyachou 2-11-2
    At this restaurant diners can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine prepared by a chef who studied local cuisine throughout Italy. The entire restaurant is decorated in laidback colors. The restaurant has an atrium as well as seating on the first and second floors. CAMBUSA’s pastas and firewood oven-baked pizzas are renowned. The restaurant’s dishes are made with quality ingredients sourced from areas throughout Japan and the world. Everything on the menu at this popular restaurant is well-reviewed.
  • Ristorante Mangiare Water Edge Yokohama
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Onochou 1-4
    This Italian restaurant is located about seven minutes’ walk from Yokohama Station North East Exit A. This space offers the feeling of an urban resort in a water-top penthouse. This space, surrounded by the sea and sky of Yokohama, is home to a stylish-modern Italian kitchen. The menu is full of healthy dishes made with vegetables fresh from contract farms, and arranged to be as beautiful as it is delicious. They offer a number of menu plans perfect for birthdays or anniversaries, including the Yokohama Lunch, with over 20 kinds of seasonal vegetable. Come for an elegant Grace Afternoon Tea during cafe time, as well.

    ランチは初めてでした。信州フェアで信州の食材を使った料理のコースでした。前菜のサーモンも美味しく見た目も綺麗、パスタも美味しかったし、メインの豚肉が香ばしい香りがしてすごく美味しかったです。デザートの他にワゴンサービスのプチフールが可愛くて選ぶのも大変!一つ一つ繊細な味でそれぞれ目でも、舌でも楽しめました。スタッフの皆さんも感じが良かったです。11時からランチをやっていて、店内は静かだし隣の席とも...

  • Lindt Chocolat Café (Yokohama Bay Quarter Store)
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Kinkouchou 1-10
    This cafe is about three minutes’ walk from Yokohama Station North East Exit A on Bay Quarter Walk. This is the first cafe from the 170 year old Swiss chocolate brand in the Yokohama area. Naturally, they offer a wide selection of rich chocolate treats you can only find at a true chocolatier, and their showcase is filled with a colorful assortment of over 25 kinds of chocolate from their master craftsmen, which you can pick and mix to make your own souvenir pack. There is also terrace seating to sit and enjoy something off their chocolaty menu, and takeout is also available.

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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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