The Red Brick warehouses are an important Yokohama landmark, a popular meeting place and a favourite tourist attraction. Have you been there? If not, try going there this season when the brightly lit Yokohama Bay area will make you feel special.
This zoo is in Yokohama ward, and is more than just a zoo; it also resembles a safari park. Fortunately for the animals, cages are really big and fences are as little as possible as to get the animals to live in an environment that is parallel to their native one.
The art of second-hand shopping is fast gaining momentum in Japan. Recycle shops have ironed out the wrinkles both literally and figuratively and have an easy system that anyone, given a few pointers in Japanese, can easily manage.
When Japan opened up to America and Europe after the signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, Yokohama became a gateway for the introduction of new technologies and Western culture. Items such as ice cream, games such as tennis, and expertise in areas such photography all made their first appearance in Yokohama.
To commemorate 70 million visitors to Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, “Laser Mapping Show” is to be held from February 6th to 15th. A light show will be projected on the wall of Warehouse No.1.
The Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum features 9 ramen shops, each having a distinctive trait that makes their ramen stand out. Some are well known because of the type of noodles they use, and others are known for their tasty broth.