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2-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you like historic ships, then visit. If not, then there's not much of interest. This is a typical walk-thru and look into cabins experience. Nothing overly exciting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IslanderOnTheRoad
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Berthed almost walking distance from Yamashita park and Minatomirai, this ship is a treat to watch. Didn’t really have plans to visit it but spotted it while I was cycling with my kid. ps: take a picture with the wheel in the background and reflection...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mercs_benz
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It was built in 1930 as a training ship for cadets, training 11,500 cadets for 54 years until 1984. During her service, Nippon Maru sailed 45.4 times around the earth, 1.83 million km. Now, it is docked permanently at Minato Mirai area. For those keen...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was a really interesting experience to see the whole ship. The best part was the guide, a man who had served as a cadet himself on the ship. who explained everything in detail with kindness and a nice sense of humor.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kate E
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We have visited Nippon Maru, the great Japanese training ship, tied up to the pier, just under the huge landmark tower of Yokohama. The two icons present a stunning and contrasting view of "old" and "new", a perfect photo opportunity for visitors. The ship is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 820gyuri
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This stunning ship is next to the landmark tower and worth a visit. Some explanations in english, and inside/outside everything is quite beautiful

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 373julienr
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The old sailing ship are anchored here in Yokohama. Now it's a floating museum for study a history of Japanese Maritime. It's very close to a train station. easy to walk there.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Noraphon
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The ship is great to wander through especially if you are interested in tall ships, the museum is great for giving you an insight into the history of Yokohama and maritime history of Japan. There are very good interactive bits for kids (and 57 year...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Lynsey58
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Japanese sail training ship "Nippon Maru" in Yokohama is a very nice object to visit. The amusement park nearby makes this the trip to the Japanese Segelschulschiff quite reasonable. Admission to the sail training ship is low and opens up the possibility to explore...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Mario230576
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a lovely and rather large ship. While it does not have the complete charm of a real old ship, it's still impressive and when the wind blows through its sails - it's magic. Not for anyone suffering for sea sickness.

Date of experience: October 2014
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