Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Yokohama

Cup Noodles Museum

Dedicated to Momofuku Ando's instant ramen invention, this slickly designed, interactive museum includes a cutesy animated film on the history of the Cup Noodle. The highlight is the chance to design your own Cup No…
Top Choice Gallery in Yokohama

Yokohama Museum of Art

The focus of the Yokohama Triennale (2017, 2020), this museum hosts exhibitions that swing between safe-bet shows with European headliners to more daring contemporary Japanese and up-and-coming Southeast Asian artis…
Museum in Yokohama

Hara Model Railway Museum

The result of Hara Nobutaro's lifelong obsession with trains, this superb collection of model trains and other railway-associated memorabilia is every kid's and trainspotter's dream come true. Even if you don't care…
Museum in Yokohama

Shin-Yokohama Rāmen Museum

Nine ramen restaurants from around Japan were hand-picked to sell their wares in this inventive replica of a 1958 shitamachi (downtown district) that's lit to feel like perpetual, festive night-time. It's a short wa…
Gallery in Yokohama

BankART Studio NYK

In a former warehouse, this multifloor gallery is a fixture on the local arts scene. It hosts changing exhibitions from local and international artists, and you can sift through flyers for local events over drinks i…
Gardens in Yokohama

Sankei-en

Opened to the public in 1906, this beautifully landscaped garden features walking paths among ponds, 17th-century buildings, several fine tea-ceremony houses and a 500-year-old, three-storey pagoda. The inner garden…
Museum in Yokohama

Yokohama Port Museum

Explore the docked Nippon Maru, a four-masted barque (built in 1930) that retains many original fittings. As you exit, the comprehensive, and somewhat dry, port museum takes you through the city's port history; kids…
Notable Building in Yokohama

Landmark Tower

Standing an impressive 296m high (70 storeys), the Landmark Tower has one of the world's fastest lifts (45km/h). On clear days the 69th-floor Sky Garden observatory affords views to Tokyo and Mt Fuji, and you can ge…
Museum in Yokohama

NYK Hikawa Maru

Moored at the eastern end of Yamashita-kōen, this restored 1930s passenger ship has art-deco fixings and stories to tell. Inside, you can wander from the 1st-class cabins (one of the staterooms was used by Charlie C…
Museum in Yokohama

Yokohama Archives of History

Inside the former British consulate, displays in English chronicle the city's history with paintings, sketches, model ships and photographs, from the opening of Japan at the Yokohama port through to the mid-20th cen…