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This destination is located 15 kilometres north of Kamakura, and 30 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, the national capital.
The entire family is sure to enjoy visits to Yokohama Cosmo World and Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. If you're hunting for even more excitement, the Anpanman Museum and Yomiuriland are some additional options.
Dive right into an entrancing underwater world that's overflowing with sea life at Enoshima Aquarium. Actually, on second thoughts, it might be better to remain on dry ground. Some of these slimy critters aren't to be messed with!
Get up close to the animals, great and small, that call the Nogeyama Zoo and the Zoorasia Yokohama Zoological Gardens home. You can also explore the world of some of our most interesting wildlife at the Makigahara Children's Zoo and the Kanazawa Zoo.
If you believe man and beer were meant to be, you should pay a visit to the Kirin Beer Village. The brewers' commitment to this delicious, golden drop can be sampled in every pint.
This region takes its plant collecting seriously, so there are a range of places where you can go and learn all about botanic species from both local and international landscapes. A wander through the magnificent gardens at the Sankei-en Park and the Kanagawa Prefectural Ofuna Botanical Garden is a must. If you just can't get enough, the displays at the Samuel Cocking Garden and the Kana Garden are also rather unique.
From lobbing a ball around to simply stretching out on the grass, you'll find plenty of reasons to head to a green oasis like Yamashita Park or Kishine Park. Mitsuike Park and Nagahama Park are also popular meeting points for visitors and locals alike.
Can I take a city tour? What events are on this weekend? You’ll find the answers to any questions you have about your visit at Tourist Information Center at Sangyo Boeki Center.
Longing for a lazy day by the seaside? Enjoy the salty sea breeze on your face and plunge a toe in the water at Yuigahama and Shichirigahama. Afterwards, move on to Zaimokuza Beach for a different view of the area's coastline.
You probably already know about its must-see shopping centres and museums, but don't forget that Yokohama has some pleasant natural sanctuaries too. Inamuragasaki Beach and Shakado Kiritoshi are two to keep in the front of your mind. For those who haven't yet fully recharged, Enoshima Iwaya Caves and Nojma Park are a couple more worth checking out.
If you're seeking to learn something new or just escape a wet-weather day, the Shinyokohama Raumen Museum and the Cupnoodles Museum ought to be on your itinerary. Enquire about group tours or study the eye-opening exhibits on your own. The Kamakura Museum of Literature and the Yokohama Streetcar Museum are also must visits for museum buffs.
Ships have played a massive role in the history of many countries. Find out how the area has been shaped by these brave sailors at the Yokohama Port Museum. For even more fascinating stories from the seven seas, set sail for the NYK Maritime Museum and the Japan Coast Guard Museum.
The intriguing scientific artefacts at the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum and the Toshiba Science Museum are bound to get your mind into gear. For even more from the incredible world of science, head on over to the Earth Science Museum. Don't forget to enquire about any temporary exhibits that might be on.
Whatever style of art spins your wheels, you're sure to find it in Yokohama. Why not begin your day of gallery hopping at the Yokohama Museum of Art and the Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa Bunko Museum? More unique paintings and imaginative sculptures are waiting for you at the Kamakura Museum of National Treasures and the Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura and Hayama.
Find out about the influence that Yokohama's past people and events had on the country, and sometimes the world, at the Museum of Japanese Houses and the Yokohama Archives of History. You can also immerse yourself in eye-opening exhibits which aim to bring history to life at the Yokohama History Museum and the Hasseiden Museum.
Yokohama offers many must-visit historic sites. Why not start digging into the city's past at the Red Brick Warehouse and the Nihon Minka-En? If you have time up your sleeve, the Open-Air Folk House Museum and Kaiko Takeshi Memorial Hall also shouldn't be missed.
Discover the area's religious beliefs at the Kawasaki Daishi and the Great Buddha. The Engakuji and the Kotokuin Temple are also on the must-see list of plenty of spiritually curious travellers.
It's much better to look back on your life and say, 'I can't believe I did that,' instead of, 'I wish I had done that.' So, while you're in Yokohama you shouldn't miss the chance to visit some of the less well-known attractions, such as Snova Mizonokuchi and Snova Shinyokohama. Or you could also check out the Hikawa Maru and the Kamakura City Library.
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