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Yokohama Port Opening Hall

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It's an amazing colonial building declaring the port vocation of the city. Go inside to see the... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Brescia, Italy
Nice start for Yokohama history

I stumbled upon this building because of its architecture. I went in and met a very nice Japanese... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
Rochester, New York
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Jul 25, 2018
“Step in!”
Sep 23, 2018
“A nice surprise”
This is the place where the Japan-American Friendship Treaty was signed in 1854, at which time it housed the British Consulate.
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1-6 Honcho, Naka, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

A welcoming reception and invitation to explore this colonial building. Spectacular and well kept interior. If you have the time, check it out, the building is stunning and the history very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

It's an amazing colonial building declaring the port vocation of the city. Go inside to see the well-kept interiors.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

The casual visitor sees a classic, but not very old building, some pretty stained glass windows and beautiful old stairs and floors. Most of it was rebuilt though, and not that long ago. Nice for a quick view, and there's an English-language brochure on request.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cinbkk
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I stumbled upon this building because of its architecture. I went in and met a very nice Japanese lady who leads tours of the building for free. She tried very hard to explain everything in English and I enjoyed my time here. There are some...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank cjenk2016
Reviewed May 31, 2016

It is one of the oldest buildings in Yokohama. It is publicly open to visitors. At entrance there are 2 volunteer guides awaiting for visitors. They can take you for a short tour of building. When I went there last week, I was guided by...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Masahiro O
Reviewed December 28, 2013

walked along the seaside to visit this buliding,which had a very historical outlook.When I got inside,the atomosphere was also great and had chance to see more special meterial about yokohama.Knew the past and see the furture.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank ginobobo
Reviewed October 7, 2013

The Yokohama Port Opening Hall is considered the most beautiful building in Yokohama. It was completed in 1917 with a Neo-renaissance style architectural. In the great 1923 earthquake the exterior remained standing, but the interior suffered severe damage. It’s famous 36 meter tall clock tower...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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