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Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum


Nine ramen restaurants from around Japan were hand-picked to sell their wares in this theme-park-style replica of a 1958 shitamachi (downtown district) that's lit to feel like perpetual, festive night-time. It's a short walk from Shin-Yokohama station – ask for directions at the station's information centre.

All of the restaurants offer 'mini' sizes so you can sample a few. Exhibits go into fine detail about the dish reckoned to be first created in Asakusa, Tokyo in 1910.

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