Japan, Yokohama Guide (B): Things to Do in Yokohama

Things to Do in Yokohama
Is not so often that I have a chance to go out of Tokyo, but last April I was almost every weekend out, in particular, twice to Yokohama (and I wanted to go almost since I arrived to Japan, in 2012!). First time I went with my friend Natalie from Barcelona, second time with a group of students from Waseda International Club.

If you live in Tokyo and want to go to Yokohama, probably you’ll have to go through Shibuya. Me’ I’m lucky that I live nearby Fukutoshin Line, that goes in one go to Yokohama, and the trip takes a bit less than 1 hour from Shibuya Station. I’ll describe next in this post some of the things you can do when visiting Yokohama.

Shin-Yokohama station, Japan.

Ramen Museum

Once you arrive to Yokohama, then what? Usually is better to start from the farthest point in Chinatown and then go back to Minato Mirai, but we wanted to make a visit to the Ramen Museum first for food hunting.

Ramen museum in Yokohama.

Once inside we were traslated to what it seemed an old 1920’s japanese movie scenario. Themed park Ramen square, many different main Ramen restaurants from all regions of Japan and their noodle bowl versions.

Inside the Ramen Museum.

Even the sky was represented inside the museum.

Inside Ramen museum, Yokohama

Hold the line! Inside ramen museum, Yokohama

It was supposed to be a quick meal, but the large lines outside the shops, and the amount of varieties made my choice more complicated. One hour long waiting for a ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Yokohama
Guide Location: Japan » Yokohama
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ramen Museum   Yokohama Marinos stadium   Chinatown   Daisekai   Minato mirai   Red Brick warehouse  
Author: Josep Bautista
Read it on author's website: http://hypeintokyo.com/things-to-do-in-yokohama/