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Yamashita Park

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Address: Sakuragi-cho station, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-671-3648
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Yamashita Park is Japan's first Western garden.

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Nice walk

In January there is no much greenery but still a pleasant walk. We enjoyed watching the dog walkers and even a rabbit on a leash being walked!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Talofofo, Mariana Islands

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Yokohama, Japan
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I lived in Minato Mirai area of Yokohama, it was an awesome place to live. Many days I would walk the sea walk from our apartment to Yamashita Park, it would take me 45 minutes but if you are a tourist and have the time, you will want to stop along the way and take pictures and... More 

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Mirfield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat trip down the bay from Pier 21 to Yamashita Park which is an iconic location in the city of Yokohama. This a delightful place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery, and I can only imagine what it must look like in March when the Sakura (Cherry Blossom) is in full bloom. It was great to... More 

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Talofofo, Mariana Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In January there is no much greenery but still a pleasant walk. We enjoyed watching the dog walkers and even a rabbit on a leash being walked!

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Thank CollierL
San Diego
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The history of Yokohama is so amazing, especially this park which was created from earthquake debris after the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake. You can walk all along this waterfront all the way to the doll museum and if you feel up to it, go past the doll museum and take the steep hill up to Yamate and the foreigners cemetery,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Did 2 morning run around the Yamashita Park... The track and environment is nice for running... As you will run along the water line, pass the cruise terminal and also alongside the Red Brick House. Worse the time and effort for the morning run... Nice feeling and refreshing.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

You can enjoy the Yokohama waterfront with a stroll through this park. Every step of the way you can enjoy either the Yokohama skyline or the comings and goings of ships in the harbour. And if you get the right weather, maybe even a glimpse of Tokyo. Well worth a visit!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I have never had any high expectations on this seaside park until I set foot on it in November, 2015. Its beauty blew me away. Paired with autumn foliage around the park, I could easily spend few hours strolling along its seaside walkway. Along the seaside, there is NYK Hikawa Maru (a ship museum) which is not free. And Yokohama... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

A good place to sit and relax, with a good view of the harbour. Spacious with lots of benches, beautiful sculptures and landscape.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

After alighting from the Seabass ferry, we walked through a considerable amount of the park. It is lovely, relaxing, but not for "active" jaw-dropping tourism. Yes, there are joggers, but strolling seems to be the norm.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

This great park is ideal for a stroll & viewing traffic in the bay & people watching. Lovely garden & fountain features. Dont miss the statue of the little girl with the red shoes - everyone has touched them!

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