From historical temples and meditation, to the chance to discover amazing wildlife, Yokohama is crammed with things to do and see on your Rugby World Cup 2019™ experience.
Explore, discover and relax – there really is something for everyone here and we’ve picked 10 great options to make the most of your stay.
The biggest draw is the gorgeous food that can be found within the region. You can get everything from steamed buns, to some of the world-famous ramen noodles. There is so much food to try, the difficulty will be knowing where to start! Yum.
The whole process is not just about drinking tea but is about the aesthetics and how preparing a bowl of tea is from the heart. The host of the tea ceremony always considers the guests with every movement and gesture. One of the best places to indulge in the native pastime is at Sankeien Garden.
Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris Wheel
You’ll never lose track of time while you’re nearby as there is a monumental clock placed in the centre of the Ferris Wheel, which is synonymous with the amusement park itself.
Yokohama Landmark Plaza
The plaza is located within a 296-metre-high skyscraper and has five separate floors dedicated to some of the most renowned shops and fashion outlets in the world. Once you’ve finished browsing
the many offerings of the plaza, then the fifth floor has a selection of dining options, so you can just sit back and relax.
Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
One of the highlights is the Aqua Museum, which is a walk-through tunnel that hosts dolphins, stingrays and many species of fish. If that isn’t enough for you, then just head outside and there are daily marine mammal shows.
Cup Noodle Museum
You will have the opportunity to learn about the invention of the innovative idea, and even get the chance to make your own cup noodle in the interactive section of the exhibit. This is a must see activity on you trip around this wonderful city.
Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum
If there is anything you can’t get enough of in Yokohama, it is the highest quality of noodles. Opened in 1994, the museum features local ramen dishes from around the country, making it a great place to try regional specialties from across Japan – without all the travelling. The museum recreates Tokyo in 1958, lined with nostalgic shop fronts and alleys and peppered with charming food vendors.
Sky Duck Yokohama
You will be able to take a journey around some of the major historical sites and buildings that the city has to offer, before diving into the seafront, which will allow you to take some beautiful shots of the Yokohama Bayside Area.