Shopping Walking Tour in Yokohama (Self Guided), Yokohama

Yokohama is a paradise for shopping lovers. This cosmopolitan city offers exclusive shopping areas. Bargaining is commonplace in this part of Japan. Follow our guide to the most popular shopping streets and venues of Yokohama.
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Shopping Walking Tour in Yokohama Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walking Tour in Yokohama
Guide Location: Japan » Yokohama (See other walking tours in Yokohama)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Author: vickyc
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Motomachi Shopping Street

1) Motomachi Shopping Street (must see)

There is a district of Yokohama famed for its Motomachi shopping street. This place is very popular with tourists. The area bears the signs of heavy western influence and is lined with many boutiques, shops and outlets. Alongside western-type boutiques, there are fashionable stores that sell designer clothes known as "hama tora", which means "Yokohama traditional".
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Yokohama Dai Sekai

2) Yokohama Dai Sekai

Yokohama Dai Sekai is a big building in Chinatown, Yokohama. Among other things it provides great shopping for Chinese souvenirs, as there is a large Chinese Gift shop and the DASKA Market on the 1st and 2nd floors. You can even shop around wearing a real Chinese dress available for rent.
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Chinatown Shopping

3) Chinatown Shopping (must see)

Yokohama's Chinatown is packed with various shops that attract tourists and locals in their numbers. People come here in search of Chinese handicrafts and souvenirs, dried goods, coffee and tea. Also there are many Chinese restaurants in the area serving finger-licking Chinese delicacies.
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Red Brick Warehouse

4) Red Brick Warehouse (must see)

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a historical building that is currently used as a complex that includes a shopping mall, banquet hall, and event venues. The complex, officially known as the Newport Pier Tax Keeping Warehouse, was originally used as customs buildings, and has two sections: Warehouse No.1 and No.2.

Building No. 1 is currently regarded as a cultural facility, and is utilized as an event venue for art exhibitions, film festivals, musical competitions and plays. Building No. 2 houses a shopping mall and restaurant arcade, and a balcony from which visitors can view the harbour opened on the 3rd floor in 2007. Other sightseeing spots including Yokohama Chinatown, Minato Mirai 21, and Yamashita Park are located nearby.

"(The above description is based on Wikipedia under Creative Common License)"
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Flea Market

5) Flea Market (must see)

The flea market in Yokohama is set in the tourist area of Nippon-maru Memorial Park. Nearby is the symbol of Yokohama port - the Nippon-maru Ship - nowadays a museum. This flea market can be a treasure trove for those anxious to find something unique. The market is held once a month from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Yokohama Memories

6) Yokohama Memories

Yokohama Memories is a small, but noteworthy, gift and souvenir shop. It is situated on the 5th floor of Japan's tallest building, the Landmark Plaza. Yokohama Memories sells traditional candies, local foodstuffs, and special souvenirs of the Landmark Tower and the Minato Mirai district of Yokohama. In this shop you may find gifts for everyone, suiting every pocket and taste.

Operation hours: 10 am - 8 pm

Walking Tours in Yokohama, Japan

Create Your Own Walk in Yokohama

Create Your Own Walk in Yokohama

Creating your own self-guided walk in Yokohama is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums and Galleries Walking Tour

Museums and Galleries Walking Tour

Yokohama is the second largest city of Japan. There are many small museums and art galleries in the city, some of which are specific to Asia, like the Silk Museum. This self-guided tour covers all the most popular museums and galleries in Yokohama.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 Km or 4 Miles
Children's Attractions Walking Tour in Yokohama

Children's Attractions Walking Tour in Yokohama

Yokohama has many unique attractions for children. There are special museums for kids, amusement parks with the latest technology, the zoo with rare animals, etc. This self-guided tour will lead you through these and other exceptional places that all children are sure to enjoy.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 Km or 3.2 Miles
Kamakura Temples Walking Tour

Kamakura Temples Walking Tour

There are many historic Buddhist temples near Yokohama, some of which are listed as national heritage. The most significant of them are concentrated in the town of Kamakura. This self-guided tour will lead you through some of these historic religious sites that reveal the culture, tradition and beliefs of the East.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 Km or 4.1 Miles
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Located near Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Yokohama is a newer type of city distinguished by its lavish shopping scene and giant buildings. It is a home to a number of museums, highly-evolved seafront Minato Mirai district and picturesque Chinatown. A visit to Yokohama makes a fresh break from the neighboring Tokyo. Take this orientation walk to enjoy your trip to Yokohama to the maximum.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Yokohama Everyday Life Walking Tour

Yokohama Everyday Life Walking Tour

Yokohama is a metropolis near Tokyo. Despite vicinity to the capital, life here is more relaxed and not as chaotic as one would imagine. This guide is to give you insight into the everyday life of the people of Yokohama.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Walking Tour of Kanazawa, Yokohama

Walking Tour of Kanazawa, Yokohama

Kanazawa is a district in the southernmost part of Yokohama. Founded in 1948, it has several must-see attractions, such as Sea Paradise, a museum, temples and very beautiful parks. Follow this guide to find your way to Kanazawa's most popular sites.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.1 Km or 3.8 Miles