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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.