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Best Date Spots Around Yokohama Station!

Best Date Spots Around Yokohama Station!

Yokohama is known as one of the most fashionable and historical cities in Kanagawa Prefecture. With shopping, dining, and entertainment facilities all within a relatively short distance, Yokohama is a popular spot for couples where they can enjoy a day out to the fullest. So, among the many popular spots, we're going to take a closer look at some of the best date spots around Yokohama Station.  (Information as of January 2018)

Yokohama Marine Tower

The Yokohama Marine Tower is a 106-meter long symbol of Yokohama, that overlooks the port of Yokohama. From the observation floors on the 29th and 30th floors, you can even see Mt. Fuji, and after sunset, you can enjoy a romantic night view that extends 360 degrees.

Opening hours:  10:00 - 22:30  (Last reception  22:00)

Access:  1-minute walk from Exit 4 of Motomachi-Chukagai Station on the Minatomirai Line

Observation floor fee: 750 yen (adults)

Yokohama Porta

The "Yokohama Porta" is a shopping mall directly connected to the east exit of Yokohama Station. It offers a wide variety of shops, including restaurants, cafes, sweets, and other gourmet spots, fashion, beauty goods, and more than 100 other stores.

The mall is completely indoors, making it a great place for dates in the rainy season.

Opening hours:  10:00  -  21:00  (11:00 - 23:00 for restaurants)

Access: 1-minute walk from JR Yokohama Station East Exit,
             1-minute walk from Keikyu Line Yokohama Station Central Exit,
             5-minute walk from Yokohama City Subway Ticket Gate.

Yokohama Bay Quarter

The "Yokohama Bay Quarter" is a large shopping facility that resembles a cruise ship floating in Yokohama Harbor. It has a wide variety of shops, including restaurants where you can enjoy a meal in a resort atmosphere with a view of the sea, and interior goods stores with attractive original designs.

Opening hours:  11:00  -  20:00  (varies by store)

Access: 3 minutes walk from JR Yokohama Station Kita East Exit via Bay Quarter Walk,
             7 minutes walk from Yokohama Station East Exit via Sogo 2nd Floor


There are more than 300 stores, including cafes and restaurants, as well as fashion, lifestyle goods, and cosmetic stores, making "JOINUS" a great place to spend a day.
On the rooftop, there is a park and a football park where you can casually play futsal, it is a great place for couples, singles, and people with children to enjoy.

Opening hours:  10: 00 - 21: 00  (Restaurants  11: 00 - 23: 00)
(Football park is from 10:00 to 23:30 on weekdays, from 9:00 to 23:30 on weekends and holidays)

Access:  Directly connected to the Sotetsu Line "Yokohama Station" ticket gate.

Sogo Museum of Art

Sogo Yokohama is a department store that houses popular fashion brands and general merchandise stores. Located on the sixth floor is the Sogo Art Museum, the first art museum in a department store in Japan. In the special exhibitions, you can encounter various genres of art, both Japanese and Western. There are also some valuable exhibits, such as material displays of famous artists.

Opening hours: 10:00 - 20:00 (admission until 19:30)

Access: 5-minute walk from the East Exit of Yokohama Station

Fee: Varies depending on the exhibition

Portside Park

"Portside Park" is located in the Yokohama Portside District, a redevelopment area with the concept of "creating a city of art and design", and has a wooden deck along the canal with benches to create a comfortable space.

At night, the park is slightly lit up, creating a perfect environment for relaxing conversation.
Why not enjoy a walk to Minato Mirai while admiring the romantic night view of Yokohama?

Access: 15 minutes walk from Yokohama Station on the JR, Keikyu Main, and Tokyu Toyoko Lines

There are many sightseeing spots around Yokohama Station that are perfect for dates. Don't worry about the weather and take the best of the time spent with your beloved one. Be sure to check out all of the date spots introduced above and good luck!

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