The Express Toyoko Line train from Shibuya to Yokohama. Just a 25 minute journey away. All aboard this Cool Biz Train
Entrance Gate to Yokohama China Town, one of the largest China Town areas in the world
Cleansing the streets with water in China Town
China Town Restaurants
Always busy in Yokohama China Town
The Hotel New Grand. A hotel which has seen most of Yokohama's history over the last 150 years. Opened in 1927, MacArthur stayed here on his first night In Japan during the Occupation
The Yokohama Marine Tower. At 106 meters high, one of the tallest inland lighthouses in the world.
Hikawa Maru Yokohama in Yamashita Park, previously a luxury liner that was in service from 1930 to 1960, boarded by famous people such as Charlie Chaplin.
Yamashita Koen with the Landmark Tower in the background
A crew member for the Marine Rouge tourist ship looks out onto the Yokohama Harbor
Kaiko Promenade, Y150
The pathway up to Minato no mieru Oka Koen, 'The park on a hill with a view of the Harbor or Harbor View Park'
There is plenty of greenery in the parks and pathways in Yokohama, keeping it cool even on a hot summers day
The Doll Museum is close to Yamashita Koen and worth a visit
There are also quite a lot of art objects spread throughout the park giving a different perspective on surrounds
The view from the Minato no mieru Oka no Koen, showing the Bay Bridge
Many of the houses in the Yamate are at the top of the hill were residences for British Diplomats years ago. This is the Rose Garden in one of those residences
More western styled architecture from years ago. Now a popular cafe
Gaijin Bochi, or Foreigners Cemetry dating back to mid 1800's, with The Landmark Tower in the background.
More architecture from when the English and French controlled this area in the Meiji Period. This house is now a tourist museum.
Time to head back to the Harbor View Park and down the hill again
The Minato Mirai (Harbor Future 21 Project) area with ferris wheel, hotel and shopping areas
What looks like an eco aircraft carrier out of the US, is actually the International Passenger Terminal for cruise ships to dock
Fun in the park with some publicly displayed works of art
A man drives a horse buggy through the streets for tourists, while in the background the Yokohama Y150 character looks on
One of the old waterfront warehouses now renovated and redeveloped as an arts and crafts shopping area. Known as aka renga for its red brick structure
The large robotic spider presented by France to Yokohama to mark the occasion of 150 years of Yokohama opening to the West, Y150
One of the many small tourist boats operating in the harbor. The Dragon Boat takes you on a short ride to Yamashita Koen
One of the bridges built by the American Bridge Co. many years ago. Previously used as a railway bridge, now in good use by pedestrians
A selection of boats that will entertain people at night with drink and good food
Part of the Minato Mirai 21 development, Yokohama has combined artwork and open spaces for people to gather and enjoy
At the foot of the Landmark Tower, a life-size boat has been built to keep the surroundings with a Harbor feel
Yokohama has done a great job to bring greenery and atmosphere to its parks and walkways. A very relaxing environment
Wonderful to be out walking with the crowds through this well designed green park area
2 of the well known landmarks in Yokohama, ferris wheel and Intercontinental's shapely designed hotel
You can enjoy Yokohama just walking around or hop on a bus and be guided around the city
Yokohama is a wonderful tourist destination. There are many museums to visit, places to explore and everything is in easy reach.