Explore the Nightscapes of Yokohama, Kanagawa on Foot via Video! Minato Mirai, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yamashita Park, and Other Glimmering Sights!
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Night Views of Yokohama – Minato Mirai, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, Yamashita Park: Video Introduction
This video, titled "Japan Walk 5K Yokohama Night Views and Christmas Lights｜Minato Mirai 21｜Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse｜Sightseeing in Yamashita Park｜Illuminations" (横浜夜景 Japan Walk 5K Yokohama Night View and Christmas Lights みなとみらい21 赤レンガ倉庫 山下公園の観光 イルミネーション), was uploaded by "Japan Videography."
Yokohama, one of the most popular places in Kanagawa Prefecture, is an urban port city with an international atmosphere, and is home to a collection of picturesque spots that offer beautiful views, especially along the sea. This video was shot after parking at Yamashita Park and strolling through the nightscapes of Yokohama on foot. This is a model course for exploring the views of Yokohama, a popular activity among tourists! Minato Mirai, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, and Yamashita Park are all places you don't want to miss. It's also good way to prepare for a drive or a walking date in Yokohama! Be sure to check it out!
Recommended Night View Spots in Yokohama
Photo：Left - Yokohama Landmark Tower, Right - The large Ferris wheel at Yokohama Cosmo World
So, without further ado, let's take a look at some of Yokohama's spectacular nightscapes and their highlights.
●Minato Mirai – Yokohama Landmark Tower
Yokohama Landmark Tower, the symbol of Minato Mirai, is the tallest building in eastern Japan with 70 floors above ground. The Sky Garden observation deck on the 69th floor offers a panoramic view of the city and the Minato Mirai area, making it a great place to enjoy stunning nighttime views and take some great photos. Also, be sure to make use of the free admission service to the observation deck if it's your birthday.
[Video] 2:42 - Minato Mirai
●Minato Mirai – Yokohama Cosmoworld
Yokohama Cosmoworld is an amusement park located in Minato Mirai, Yokohama. Despite being an amusement park in the center of Yokohama City, it's very spacious and has a wide range of attractions. At night, the park's facilities are lit up with dazzling lights, creating an even more exciting atmosphere. The most impressive attraction is Cosmo Clock 21, the world's largest Ferris wheel with a clock, which is 112.5 meters tall and seats up to 480 people, glowing with colorful lights. Enjoy the contrast between the shining facilities and the buildings, at this unique amusement park surrounded by a cluster of buildings.
[Video] 3:03 - The Giant Ferris Wheel Cosmo Clock 21
Photo：A nightview of Rinko Park, Kanagawa Prefecture
●Minato Mirai – Rinko Park
Rinko Park is a park located at the tip of Minato Mirai where visitors can enjoy superb night views. With lush greenery and a view of the ocean, it's a popular spot for enjoying a walk in Yokohama. In addition to being easily accessible by train, the park is also conveniently accessible by car through the Rinko Park parking lot, which can accommodate 100 cars, and the large Minato Mirai public parking lot. The night view from the park is illuminated by the lights of both the offices and hotel buildings, as well as the lights of the high-rise condominiums where people live. It's such a wonderful place where the countless lights warm the heart.
●Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a brick warehouse built in the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) that was converted into a commercial facility. At night, the warehouse is illuminated with an orange glow, creating a fantastic atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy a romantic view of Yokohama Bay Bridge and Minato Mirai, as well as a spectacular view of the port of Yokohama.
[Video] 2:19 - Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
Yamashita Park has long been a popular date spot in Yokohama. Known for its roses, the park has many attractions, including the grand staircase and a grassy field. From Yamashita Park at night, the red brick warehouse and other buildings can be seen, and the gorgeous night view of Yokohama reflected in the sea is such a romantic scene that you'll want to gaze at it forever.
Yokohama – Exciting Attractions and Cruises with Beautiful Night Views!
Photo：Yokohama Port night cruise ship
Cruises are another popular activity in Yokohama. Yokohama actually has different varieties of courses as well. Discover the breathtaking night views of Yokohama on a unique cruise!
The Illumination Cruise is a cruise where a guide with extensive knowledge of Yokohama takes you to the best places to see night views and the best spots for viewing the nightscapes of Yokohama. The Sea Bus takes you from the East Exit of Yokohama Station (Yokohama Bay Quarter) for a tour of night views in Yokohama. The cruise is full of highlights, such as the skyscrapers of Minato Mirai, the giant Ferris wheel, the illuminated Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama Marine Tower, and Kishamichi Promenade from the boat. Consider a romantic nighttime cruise in Yokohama for a Christmas date!
●Factory Night View Cruise
The Factory Night View Cruise offers a unique night view of Yokohama, with numerous tanks and smoke stacks glowing in the dark. As you continue onward, a fantastic world of steel frames glimmers beautifully in the night. You can enjoy an artistic illumination of factories from the top of a ship while savoring the sea breeze and the smell of flames.
Summary of Night View Spots in Yokohama
From atmospheric historical buildings to futuristic structures, Yokohama is a city full of things to see and do. There are also many restaurants and hotels where you can dine while enjoying the night views. Yokohama is a stylish sightseeing spot ideal for dates or for making memories with family and friends. In the colder months, be prepared for the frigid sea breeze and keep warm while enjoying the night views of Yokohama.