Yokohama Marine Tower
Yokohama Marine Tower
Facts & Figures
The Yokohama Marine Tower, located within Yokohama Inner Harbour, reaches a height of 106 meter. The architectural icon for Yokohama City offers great views from the observatory deck (100 m above ground). Since 2004 I travel nearly every year to Japan. The rail pass made my life easier to discover all those amazing places in my favourite country. Enjoy the view over Minato Mirai 21, Yokohama Bay Bridge, Yokohama Harbour and on clear days Mt. Fuji.
- Yokohama Marine Tower:
- Opening Hours - every day from 10:00 am to 10:30 pm (last entry at 10:00 pm)
- Closed - open the whole year
- Admission Fee - Adults (18+): 750 yen, Students (13-17): 500 yen, Elementary (7-12): 250 yen, Toddler (3-6): 200 yen, Under 3: free
Yokohama Marine Tower was open for the public on January 15 in 1961. The tower served as a lighthouse till 2008. After some renovation work in 2009 the tower was reopened during the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Yokohama port (open for foreign trade in 1859).
Yokohama Marine Tower is located near Yamashita Park within Naku-ku (ward).
Address: 15 Yamashita-Cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023
How to get to Yokohama Marine Tower?
- 5min from Motomachi-Chukagai Station served by Minatomirai Subway Line or
- 15min from JR Ishikawa-cho Station served by Keihin-Tohoku Line or
- 2min from Yamashita Park served by Sea Bus (Ferry) from JR Yokohama St. East exit
Observatory deck - 2 floors (29F + 30F) offer great views over Yokohama especially at night, this place is also a very popular dating spot
Shop & Restaurant - souvenir shop, bar, cafe and the Tower Restaurant Yokohama (4F) are all located within the building
Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)
Yokohama Port Opening Festival (29th/30th of May, 2nd of June)
Celebrate the opening of the Yokohama Port. Enjoy the good food, huge fireworks, free concerts and a unique atmosphere. This large-scale festival is my must-see recommendation for you.
Where to stay in Yokohama?
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