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Yamashita Park

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Address: Sakuragi-cho station, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Description: Yamashita Park is Japan's first Western garden.

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Its a park

Its is basically a big open park as the title suggests but go down on Sunday mornings when the Taichi (pardon the spelling) slow motion martial arts gang are in full flow. Always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Its is basically a big open park as the title suggests but go down on Sunday mornings when the Taichi (pardon the spelling) slow motion martial arts gang are in full flow. Always lots of people and having some space makes a welcome change

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Port Orchard, Washington
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You are near so many amazing things with this park that it is a great place to just collapse and enjoy the grass and scenery. My husband and I had just finished a tour on the Hiwaka and decided to get drinks out of the vending machine and just sit and watch. It is incredibly neat watching how people in... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Pretty ordinary park, there is a museum ships that can be toured, some statues around the park, although no historical linkage noted

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Yokohama, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I visit Yamashita Park many times during the course of a week, and it's always beautiful under any conditions. Early morning walks or midnight strolls, just strikingly beautiful and sometimes serene; if it's in the silence of the early a.m. hours. You can see the skyline that is the trademark of Yokohama City from the Yamashita Park,day and night. In... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Yamashita Park is one of the larger park space areas along the waterfront at Yokohama Port. Many Tokyo-ites head to Yokohama on the weekend in nice weather to soak up the atmosphere and be down near the water. The park itself isnt extraordinary but it does usually have a quite a bit going on. It is frequently the venue on... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The park was near my hotel. It was nice to walk through with some monuments and statues. I wanted to go on the retired cruise ship but is was closed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were there this Wednesday afternoon after spending some time in the Chinatown nearby. There were few people around, with some children running around happily. There were lots of space to stroll and it was quite relaxing to do so. A sharp contrast to the disorderly and crowded Chinatown.

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is close to the ocean, but there is not much traffic so when traveling with kids, this was a good area for them to run around. There were lots of other people, mostly Japanese, when we visited, and they were, as all Japanese people seem to be, very friendly. There was a flower competition in the park during our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Very pleasant to run through, well lit and safe, plenty of people there even early in the morning. Walking, cycling, tai chi etc.

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A vey pretty little park on the waterfront, with loads of benches making it great for relaxing and people watching. At one end of the park is a small Lawsons supermarket where you can buy some hit snacks, fries etc and also cold smacks such as sandwiches, drinks, cakes, sushi etc. we bough food here and sat and ate it... More 

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