Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan Overview
Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo, and most populous municipality of Japan. It is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area.
Yokohama’s population of 3.7 million makes it Japan’s largest incorporated city. Yokohama developed rapidly as Japan’s prominent port city following the end of Japan’s relative isolation in the mid-19th century, and is today one of its major ports along with Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Hakata, Tokyo, and Chiba.
Detailed Map of Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
Yokohama features a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and chilly, but not very cold, winters. Winter temperatures rarely drop below freezing, while summer can get quite warm due to humidity effects. The coldest temperature was on 24 January 1927 when −8.2 °C (17.2 °F) was reached, whilst the hottest day was 4 August 1962 at 37 °C (99 °F). The highest monthly rainfall has been in October 2004 with 761.5 millimetres (30.0 in), closely followed by July 1941 with 753.4 millimetres (29.66 in), whilst December and January have recorded no measurable precipitation three times each.
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Minato Mirai 21 , (often known as simply Minato Mirai and abbreviated as MM) is the central business district of Yokohama, Japan. Initially developed in the 1980s, Minato Mirai 21 was designed as a large master-planned development and new urban center planned to connect Yokohama's traditionally important areas and commercial centers of Kannai and the Yokohama Station area.
Sankei-en is a traditional Japanese-style garden in Naka Ward, Yokohama, Japan, which opened in 1906. Sankei-en was designed and built by Tomitaro Hara (1868-1939), known by the pseudonym Sankei Hara, who was a silk trader. Almost all of its buildings are historically significant structures bought by Hara himself in locations all over the country, among them Tokyo, Kyoto, Kamakura, Gifu Prefecture, and Wakayama prefecture.
The Yokohama Landmark Tower is the second tallest building and 4th tallest structure in Japan, standing 296.3 m (972 ft) high. It is located in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama city, right next to Yokohama Museum of Art. Work on the building was finished in 1993.
Nogeyama Zoological Gardens is a free zoo opened in April 1951 and located in Nogeyama Park, in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It covers 9.6 hectares (24 acres) and houses about 1400 animals of 100 different species. It is open from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and is closed on Mondays.
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Kodomonokuni Theme Park (こどもの国) is an amusement park near Tokyo, located in Yokohama, Japan. The park's name means Children's Country. As the name implies, it is more oriented towards young children than teenagers. The park is approximately 240 acres, and includes such things as a children's zoo, a boating lake, and a barbecue site.
Yokohama Chinatown ( Japanese: 横浜中華街, yokohama chūkagai; Simplified Chinese: 横滨中华街; Traditional Chinese: 横濱中華街; Pinyin: Hèngbīn Zhōnghuá Jiē; Cantonese Jyutping: Waang4 ban1 zung1 waa4 gaai1) is located in Yokohama, Japan, which is located just south of Tokyo. Its history is about 150 years long.
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It is primarily used for baseball and is the home field of the Yokohama BayStars. The stadium is unique, because it features dirt around the bases and pitcher's mound, but with dirt colored turf infield and base paths. The entire green portion of the field is now turf.
The Yokohama Bay Bridge is an 860-metre-long cable stayed bridge in Yokohama, Japan. Opened September 27, 1989, it crosses Tokyo Bay with a span of 460 metres (1,510 feet). The toll is ¥600. The bridge is part of the Bayshore Route of the Shuto Expressway.
This is the official site of the Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum. Through exhibits of actual machines, large-scale models and experience-based exhibits, the museum allows visitors to experience the cutting-edge of science and technology and the secrets of how things are made.
Yokohama Museum of Art , founded in 1989, is located in the futuristic Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama city next to the Yokohama Landmark Tower, the tallest building in Japan. The museum has works by many influential and well-known modern artists including Constantin Brâncuși, Paul Cézanne, Salvador Dalí, Jimmy Ernst, René Magritte, Henri Matisse, Ossip Zadkine, and Pablo Picasso.
The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a historical building that is used as a complex that includes a shopping mall, banquet hall, and event venues. The complex, officially known as the Newport Pier Tax Keeping Warehouse , was originally used as customs buildings, and has two sections: Warehouse No.1 and No.2.
The Japan Coast Guard Museum Yokohama is a museum in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, dedicated to maritime security and the Japan Coast Guard. It opened on 10 December 2004. The centrepiece of the museum is a North Korean spy vessel, which was sunk by the Japan Coast Guard in December 2001 following a firefight in the East China Sea near the island of Amami-Ōshima.
When the Port of Yokohama first opened to foreign trade under the terms of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce in 1859, the foreigner's settlement was initially confined to a low-lying area known as Kannai. As commercial activity in the Kannai settlement rapidly outgrew the available space, construction on the elevated Yamate Bluff started in 1862.
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Visit Yokohama. Japan's City by the Bay
Straight off the train at Yokohama Station we start our journey on the the Sea Bass ferry which will take us to Yamashita Park. At the park we will go up for a birds eye view of the city from the observation deck of the Marine Tower.
Discover YOKOHAMA, Japan (Eng/5min)
Explore and learn about Yokohama by Tourist Attraction Areas.
1. Arriving in yokohama (Japan trip 2012)
Not much commentary in this video as I'm still a bit tired after flying 12 hours and not sleeping for two days. I fly into Haneda airport and make my way to Yokohama via the Keikyu rail train line. I only took the wrong train once.
Tokyo and Yokohama Japan trip
This is a collection of video clips I shot when visiting Japan a couple months ago. Most of this was filmed in Tokyo and Yokohama, including Yokohama's Chinatown. The temple is Kanon temple in Asakusa, a district of Tokyo. Filmed with a Canon T2i.
Yokohama City (Japan)
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Radiohead - Street Spirit (Fade Out) Tokyo and Yokohama Japan
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Tokyo Yokohama Night View
デジタル一眼で撮影した夜景動画 SONY NEX-5n(1920x1080 60P) NIKON D5100(1920x1080 30fps) Canon EOS KISS X4(550D Level T2i)(1920x1080 30fps) 1920x1080 Full HD
Yokohama - Gateway to Japan｜GH3 - Flycam C5 - Glidetrack
Yokohama is a large port city facing Tokyo Bay. When Japan emerged from centuries of isolation in the mid-19th century, Yokohama was a tiny seaside village, home to only 100 people or so. But as the tide of internationalization rose, a port was established and Yokohama began to grow as a gateway to Japan.
KBlog Special (Yokohama/Tokyo-Japan!) Day 2
Hey guys, So day two is up! YAY Still in Japan. You're welcome! lol So, in this video I went to Yokohama's Chinatown. It was really cool. Since coming to Japan I never notice that Seoul doesn't have a Chinatown. WTF Korea, hope on that band wagon!
The Colors of Yokohama & Tokyo Japan
The Colors of Yokohama and Tokyo Japan