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Minato Mirai 21

Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-682-4403
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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. Yokohama is now a leading international trading port, the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo. Situated just a short distance along the coast from the Japanese capital, and within easy reach of Haneda Airport, Yokohama is now a magnet for tourists not just from Japan but from every corner of the world; it's a place everyone wants to visit. Minato Mirai 21 is a modern urban development that was created, and continues to evolve, on 186ha of land. A shipbuilding facility that used to divide Yokohama's two main urban centers on Tokyo Bay was relocated, and additional land was reclaimed from the sea. In 1989 an exposition was held to mark the 100th anniversary of Yokohama's city status and the 130th anniversary of the opening of Yokohama Port. Following that event development gathered momentum, and now the area boasts office blocks, commercial facilities, hotels, amusement parks and convention facilities, as well as such cultural amenities as art museums and concert halls. This, the new face of Yokohama, offers an entire spectrum of urban functions and attracts more than 70 million visitors every year. Minato Mirai 21 is full of great experiences. The liberating expanse of Tokyo Bay and the dynamic appeal of the contemporary architecture contribute to the area's strikingly unusual beauty, which you can enjoy from the elegant surroundings of several first-class hotels. For the shopper, more than 600 stores offer an astonishingly broad selection of goods ranging from top fashion brands to animation character merchandise. Apart from excellent Japanese cuisine, delicious food from around the world is available at more than 200 restaurants. Theme parks offer exciting rides, parks a place to sit and enjoy the seascape. Packed with pleasure, Minato Mirai 21 is a fun place to visit with family and friends at any time of year, on any occasion, and for so many different reasons. If you move on to the area beyond Minato Mirai 21, you'll find intriguing glimpses of a fascinating history in the Kannai district, which developed quickly in the second half of the 19th century after the Port of Yokohama opened, and beyond Kannai you'll arrive at Japan's largest Chinatown. Yokohama offers points of interest that no other city can match. And just a day trip away are some of the best hot spring baths in Japan at Hakone, as well as the globally renowned beauty of Mt. Fuji. So after a day of fun in Minato Mirai 21, you can spend the night at one of the area's great hotels and then the next day you can be soaking in an onsen or admiring a view of Mt. Fuji. That is the special appeal of a relaxing holiday based in Japan's new leading tourism and leisure destination: Minato Mirai 21.
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“landmark tower” (55 reviews)
“amusement park” (36 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (42 reviews)
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Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

highly recommend, just go and enjoy. start your tour at Sakuragicho St. exit, stroll around until Akarenga, take a water bus if you want to get back. Eat out in one of the various international restaurants.

Thank Juergen B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

if took train from yokohama station. stop at sakuragicho station of negishi line. its just across street. its a cool place to explore. you can go to landamark building or choose to visit a museum. you will find how western influence in japanese building architecture

Thank Harta D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Minato Mirai area is pretty impressive with a lot of interesting attractions including the Red Brick Warehouse, Landmark Towers, the Yokohama Museum of Art, Cup Noodle Museum as well as a couple of theme parks. You can definitely spent one or full two days...More

Thank nadiahkimie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Minato houses huge and very modern structures like shopping malls, office buildings and stunning views. There even is a kitschy copy of the Statue of Liberty.

Thank dancing-freak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basically if you into urban exploratation, you can spend days here, there are so many shopping centers, shops, restaurants, bars, entertainment between the offices that one finds new things after a week. Do not miss the Landmark Tower (or you can glimpse the Fuji in...More

Thank rgranc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can never get bored here...just hop on to the Ferris wheel if you want the best view of the bay and the city or take a walk by the bay with your friends or alone...colourful and lively atmosphere...best of the malls,noodles museum, cruise...the list...More

Thank mercs_benz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Minato Mirai is a large modern complex with hotels, offices, restaurants, conference centre and lots of high quality shops in a compact setting. If you are lucky, you may see a local concert or theatre production in the entertainment area of the main shopping arcade....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to visit Minato Mirai on my own after a business meet in Yokohama , it’s a beautiful experience roaming under the landmark tower , by chance I went to the coastal line & cruise was about sail from there .. its was...More

Thank Jitenkardam
Reviewed 4 January 2018

As the Title says , Its more than Excellent . Very very attractive. Evening is the best time to visit. It looks colorful. you can enjoy rides there like Roller Coaster, Giant Wheel and experience a beautiful view as well . Its Awesome and Awesome...More

Thank Lahari p
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Nice view of the skyline at dusk even until night. Within walking distance from Minatomirai train station to several famous landmarks here such as Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris Wheel, Cosmo World Amusement Park, the Landmark Tower, Queen's Square, and Red Brick Warehouses. It's less than...More

Thank Sylvia_Syl
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toonza
15 April 2016|
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Response from PrincessRoyceJ |
1) If you're in Minatomirai I recommend ColetteMare. Also I think you'd like the shops around Yokohama station like Lumine. If you like Takeshita-dori you might wanna check the street at west exit of Yokohama station, that... More
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Take any train (JR and Keikyu) that will get you to Yokohama station and once in Yokohama station get on the Minato Mirai Subway Line.
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