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Big Wharf (Osanbashi Pier )

1-1-4 Kaigandori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 231-0002, Japan
+81 45-211-2304
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Ranked #3 of 217 Attractions in Yokohama
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Looks almost like a futuristic ship itself. Great views all round and a very cool shipping passenger terminal.

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hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The pier is easy to get to by bus or taxi (although the taxi was more convenient with luggage). There is free WiFi on the pier. The location is good, within walking distance from the red brick warehouses, the train station, and a large drug store at the end of the pier, across the boulevard, where it is easy to... More 

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Belgrade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

as I'm architect by profession visiting Osanbashi pier while we were in Yokohama was a must see/ must do thing for me... And it was really great experience! Truly great work of modern architecture... with some really new and ground breaking ideas and solutions... and seem to me that people of Yokohama as well as visitors to this city embraced... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very interesting architecture, although totally dwarfed by our cruise ship. Several boutiques and souvenir shops within the terminal which were open quite late into the evening

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is mainly built to handle the cruise ships that dock in Yokohama. And like all things Japanese does it with great efficiency, courtesy and friendliness. The building itself is almost a work of art that seems to flow. It offers numerous places for visitors to view the ships docked alongside, or just look at the water front. There are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The actual pier is not an attraction as it stands, but it does have value if you want to get away from life for a while. The stroll along the pier on a warm sunny day is peaceful and relaxing, with good views of the surrounding water frontage and has easy access to other parts of the area. A short... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

As I am a retired carpenter, the decking on this pier is a work of art and also encompassed shops, restaurants and good parking - worth a visit even if not going on a cruise

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We boarded our Princess cruise from this pier and can confirm that it's probably the best cruise pier in the world, and we've been in most of the others.

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Boarded the Diamond Princess cruise from here. Epitome of Japanese efficiency and order. Very large embarkation hall. They were able to handle 3000 of us passenger with ease. Very quick check in and check out when we disembarked. Abundant taxis and buses available to Haneda or Narita

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A beautiful and modern pier, offers nice views to the city. A good place if you have free time, but if you go to Minato Mirai area, you can miss it.

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