Yokohama is Japan’s second-largest city and the perfect day trip from Tokyo. Take the chance to explore gardens, admire some art and fill up on Chinese food!
Although it might seem a little counter intuitive to plan day trips to a city 30 minutes from Tokyo, especially when places like Hakone and Kamakura are a stone’s throw away, Yokohama is worth it. A thriving port town since the end of Japan’s period of isolation in the mid-19th century, it is home to beautiful gardens, a bustling Chinatown, more ramen than you can shake a stick out and some stunning sunset views. The city is a mix of old and new, with contemporary art filling ex-brothels and neon-lit clocks illuminating red-brick warehouses. There is more th
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