Night trip to Minato Mirai, Yokohama

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  • YOKOHAMA
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  • Yokohama is located in the south of Tokyo and is easily accessible by train. It is one of the most romantic cities with a multi-cultural environment and a pleasant seaside. It is a very busy city, no less than Tokyo and has a lot of tourist attractions. If you are on a tight schedule and would like to visit the city in just a short trip, here are some of the places you could cover. They are in the suburban part of Yokohama called Minato Mirai which is about two stops away from main Yokohama train station.

    Cosmo Clock 21

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    Just a few blocks away from Minato Mirai train station, one gets to see the seaside and the enormous Ferris wheel. It is the world`s largest clock and one can have a ride on this wheel and have an adrenaline rush.

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    Yokohama Bridge

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    This bridge is located at the bay, and there is a newly built subsequent connecting platform called The Elephant Nose Bridge(in literal translation). This place is ideal for a walk with your beloved ones on a pleasant evening.

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    Yokohama Landmark Tower

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    This is the second tallest structure in Japan and there is an observatory deck at the top for sky gazing. it also has lots of shops and eateries inside and around for shopaholics.

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    Yokohama Chinatown

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    If you want to experience a bit of Chinese culture and you are a food lover, this is the one to look for. It is located just near to the bay area at a walkable distance. Try different varieties of steaming hot Chinese food and relieve your gastronomical desires.

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    Intercontinental Hotel

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    This is an elegant hotel which offers you and your family a relaxing stay with a stunning sea view, skyline and parks nearby to spend time in.

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    Red Brick Warehouse

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    This is a must-see when you are in Minato Mirai. It’s a very beautiful brick warehouse built in the late 19th century to accommodate harbor facilities. It has a banquet hall, a shopping mall and a balcony for visitors to enjoy the sea view.

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    This list is just the top attractions for a very short evening trip. If you have a full day, you can go visit other places like Pacifico Yokohama, Sea-Park Aquarium, Curry museum, Silk museum and many others, and feel a bit more refreshed.