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YOKOHAMA ITINERARY

3 Days in YOKOHAMA Itinerary.

This is a sample itinerary for 2-3 nights staying at the closest accommodation to the stadium. Why not go sightseeing around the neighboring area while staying a while before and after the match?

  • Day 1

    Hotel in Yokohama
    Walking
    Sakuragicho Station
    Bus
    Sankeien-iriguchi Bus Stop
    Walking

    Sankeien Garden

    Sankeien Garden is a large garden with 10 buildings designated as National Important Cultural Properties, which opened to the public in 1906. Sankei Hara, a businessman and a tea ceremony entrepreneur, designed the landscape. Relocated old buildings from Kyoto, Wakayama and other famous locations were arranged to harmonize with the garden. You can see many historic buildings along with the seasonal plants and flowers of the area; you can experience the culture in a unique way. In addition, Sankeien Garden also emphasizes training and supporting the activities of emerging artists, and it is said that "Ryuin" the work of modern Japanese painter, Yokoyama Taikan, was born in this park. Please spend a relaxing time experiencing the history of this garden where many artists were inspired.
    Walking
    Sankeien-iriguchi Bus Stop
    Bus
    Yamashitacho Bus Stop
    Walking
    © Yasufumi Nishi/© JNTO

    Yokohama Motonachi area and China Town

    One of the ports opened in the late Edo Period was Yokohama. Motomachi was located between the foreign settlements that were located there at that time, and from this location a region where business with foreigners sprang up; Motomachi Shopping Street is still popular as the most modern shopping and date spot in the area. After the borders of Japan were opened, many foreigners lived in Japan, but locations deceased foreigners was scarce. However the Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery became the location for deceased foreigners to be laid to rest. The area has many celebrity tombs, and gently looks down over the port of Yokohama, allowing the residents to enjoy the scenery from the hill. There is also the largest Chinatown of Japan located in Yokohama, so please enjoy various gourmet meals while enjoying the pleasant atmosphere of Chinatown. After a Chinese lunch, please enjoy Yamashita Park and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yokohama Port.
    Sea Bass

    Yokohama Minato Mirai

    The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is one of the landmarks that conveys the history of Harbour Town Yokohama. The brick warehouse, built between the Meiji and the Taisho Period as a bonded warehouse, now lets guests enjoy plays, concerts, dining and shopping, we also recommend the amusement parks and COSMO WORLD. Not only are there various vehicles that can be enjoyed by young and old, but also the biggest clock-type giant Ferris wheel in the world "the Cosmo Clock 21," is located nearby and allows guests to enjoy the beautiful night view of Yokohama from the sky. Also, as the name suggests, Yokohama's top landmark "Yokohama Landmark Tower," is a complex facility housing offices, hotels, and shopping malls. From the observation floor you can see the entire Yokohama area. This area with various attractions is called "Minato Mirai" and it is full of sightseeing spots.
    Walking

    Noge

    On the opposite side of Sakuragi-cho from Minato Mirai, there is a town named "Noge." The town has a drinking district with an old-fashioned Japanese atmosphere that is a bit different from Minato Mirai's futuristic vibe. Many old-fashioned Japanese style Sake shops, and standing drinking bars and pubs can be found in the area, and it is said to be a bar district which offer the fashionable craft beers. The area has about 500 food and beverage stores. Noge is a town where you can enjoy drinking and dining with ease, enter various shops and enjoy drinking while interacting with the locals!
    Walking
    Sakuragicho Station
    Walking
    Hotel in Yokohama
  • Day 2

    Hotel in Yokohama
    Walking
    Sakuragicho Station
    JR
    Kannai Station
    Walking
    Cruise

    Kirin Beer Factory

    There are various cruise tours in Motomachi Yokohama, but how about trying the "Brewery Tour of the Kirin Beer Factory" where you can also visit the beer factory while enjoying your cruise? On this tour, you can enjoy a cruise of 40 minutes from the pier Zou-no-Hana which is the Wharf at Zou-no-Hana (elephant's trunk ) Park. The cruise also makes a stop at the Kirin Brewery Factory. After travelling around the canal in Yokohama along with the guide 's fun stories, enjoy a factory tour to learn about the history and manufacturing methods at the Kirin Beer Factory in Yokohama, the birthplace of Japanese beer. After the tour, of course, you can taste the factory made fresh beer! (Don’t worry as soft drinks are also available for those who cannot drink!)
    Walking
    Shin-Koyasu Station
    JR
    Higashi-Kanagawa Station
    JR
    Shin-Yokohama Station
    Walking

    Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum

    The Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum is the world's first food-themed amusement park where you can try various Japanese ramen without stepping on a plane. This museum is not popular for its ramen, it is also famous for its fancy interior. The cityscape from 1953 when the Nissin Chikin Ramen was launched has been reproduced at this museum, and not only the ramen store, but also the Dagashi-ya (old-fashioned sweet shops), coffee shops, and snack shops are all available for your perusal. While feeling Showa 's nostalgic atmosphere you can learn about the history and culture of ramen. Guests can also enjoy "My Ramen Kitchen" where you can make your own original ramen; you can also purchase ramen and goods from all over the country! If you like ramen, why not visit this museum!
    Walking
    Shin-Yokohama Station
    Shinkansen
    Odawara Station
    Hakone Tozan Railway
    Hakone Yumoto Station
    Walking

    Hakone Onsen (Staying at a ryokan)

    Hakone is famous throughout the country as a spa town which is easily accessible from Tokyo. It only takes1 hour and 25 minutes by train from Tokyo and the town is known for its magnificent views of Mount Fuji, and wonderful spas. The area is located on one of the five roads from the days of the Edo Period, making it a historical spa resort that has prospered along the Tokaido Line. In this area, there are many onsen, so the area is known as the 17 Hakone Hot Springs, naturally many onsen inns and resort hotels have been built up around the area, making this one of the best onsen spots in Japan. It may be difficult to choose one out of the large number of inns, but that is also part of the excitement of traveling. By all means, please find your favourite inn and enjoy the heart of Japanese hospitality, and have a wonderful and relaxing time in Hakone.
  • Day 3

    Hakone Onsen
    Walking
    Hakone Yumoto Station
    Hakone Tozan Railway
    Odawara Station
    JR
    Ofuna Station
    JR
    Kita-Kamakura Station
    Walking

    Kamakura

    Kamakura, which was the capital during the Kamakura Period, is one of the most tourist friendly cities in the Kanto region. The area is also said to be the ancient capital of the samurai. Start your journey from Kita-Kamakura Station and take a stroll through the cityscape to get a feel for its history. First off, head to Engaku-ji Temple near the station. This place was founded by Hojo Tokimune. It is known for busshari (Buddha's ashes) and has been designated as a National Treasure. It is also known for Sanmon (the two-storied main gate) and the gardens are also beautiful and famous for their flowers, which have something to offer each season. Next head to Kencho-ji Temple founded by Hojo Tokiyori. It is famous for its cathedral arrangement, as well as the main buildings. Take a look at the the main gate and the Buddha statue lined up on the central axis. The precincts are very large, and it is also included as part of the Tenen Hiking trail. Next, head for Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, a shrine representing Kamakura, this shrine is deeply involved with Yoritomo Minamoto, who is worshiped as the god of protection for the nation, and still collects faith for those looking to win or for good luck. After enjoying the shrines and temples, take a stroll through Komachi-dori Street, the main street of Kamakura, which is crowded with locals and tourists. Go shopping and try eating some of the local food before heading to Kamakura Station!
    Walking
    Kamakura Station
    Enoshima Electric Railway
    Hase Station
    Walking

    Hase-dera Temple and Kamakura Daibutsu(Great Buddha)

    From Kamakura station, take the local tram "Enoden" and head for Hase Station. When you get off the station, head towards Hasedera Temple. It is famous for its beauty throughout the year, as the seasonal plants and flowers that color it are located throughout the temple grounds. It is also called "Kamakura's Saiho-Gokuraku-Jodo (the Pure Land of Highest Happiness)." The Hase-kannon of the main statue has 11 heads, and is said to be one of the largest wooden Kannon in Japan. Try worshipping at the Kamakura Daibutsu (Great Buddha), which is also a symbol of Kamakura along with Hasedera Temple. At Kamakura Daibutsu, the main temple is called Kotokuin Temple, and has a height of 12.38 metres and a total weight of 121 tons, and was designated as a National Treasure. Kamakura Daibutsu is also a valuable Buddha statue because it has kept the original shape of Buddha. If you come to Kamakura, be sure to visit the Great Buddha before returning home!
    Walking
    Hase Station
    Enoshima Electric Railway
    Kamakura Station
    JR
    Yokohama Station

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