3 Places with Beautiful Night Views in Minatomirai, Yokohama


When you visit Tokyo, where will you plan to visit?

Asakusa? Shibuya?

Yes, these are good areas the visiters can easily access, and they are the most famous areas to visit in Tokyo.

But, do you know you can easily access the towns in Yokohama from Tokyo?

I am livinng in Yokohama city for about 20years and know some great spots where you can enjoy nightscape.

This blog is mainly for the baseball watcher.

But I often see many foreingers at Yokohama Studium.

So I ‘ll show you some spots to enjoy night scape of Yokohama near from Yokohama Studium.

Please check and visit there!


How to get to Yokohama?

‘Yokohama Station’ is known as the 5th busiest staion, and a large number of passengers are getting on and off.

It’s within 30minutes from ‘Tokyo Staion’ by JR Tokaido line.

Tokyo Station to Yokohama Station

Next to Yokohama staion there is a famous JR staion called ‘Sakuragicho’.

Sakuragichō Station · 〒231-0062 神奈川県横浜市中区桜木町1丁目1
★★★★☆ · Transit station

It is known as the entrance for the Minatomirai area.

The northern area of Sakuragicho staion
Tokyo Station to Sakuragichō Station

People living in Yokohama usually enjoy shopping around this area.

But, I want to recommend another area called ‘Minatomirai’ for your good trip.


How to get to Minatomirai?

To visit these area, you should change train at ‘Yokohama Staion’ to ‘Manatomirai-Line’.

There are only 6 stations in this line like below, ‘MM01’ to ‘MM06’ , but you can enjoy many beautiful spots around this line.

You can also go directly to these area from ‘Shibuya Station’ using ‘Tokyu-Toyoko -“TY”- line, because this line and ‘Minatomirai-Line’ mutualy get into.

Shibuya Station to Motomachi-Chūkagai Station

Take an express train for ‘Motomachi-Chukagai’ station -MM06-.



The word ‘Chukagai’ means chinatown.

‘Yokohama China Town’ is the most famous chinatown in Japan.

The west gate of the chinatown is very near from Yokohama Studium.

Genbu Mon · 195 Yamashitacho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0023
★★★★☆ · Tourist attraction

Now let me introduce you three places with beautiful night views in these area.


#1 Osanbashi terminal

Osanbashi is known as the big international passenger terminal.

Yokohama Intl Passenger Terminal · 〒231-0002 Kanagawa, Yokohama, 1-4 中区海岸通1丁目
★★★★★ · Terminal de ferry

You can get into this terminal to watch beautiful nightscape of ‘Minatomirai’ for free.

This is a nightshot taken at this terminal.

You can walk from Yokohama Studium to Osanbashi within 15 minutes.

Yokohama Stadium to Yokohama Cruise Terminal

You can find two restaurants at the entrance of Osanbashi.

The first floor is an American restaurant, and the second floor is an Nordic restaurant.


#2 Yamashitakoen park

This park faces Yokohama Bay, and is about five minutes walk from Osanbashi terminal.

You can access this park from ‘Motomachi-Chukagai’ Station within three minutes walk.

Motomachi-Chūkagai Station to Yamashita Park

Hotel New Grand

On the right side of above picture, we can find ‘Hotel New Grand’.

This is known for a long-established hotel, facing Yamashitakoen park and Yokohama bay.

Hotel New Grand · 〒231-0023 Kanagawa, Yokohama, Naka Ward, Yamashitacho, 10番地
★★★★☆ · Hotel

The official website of the hotel is below. Just for your information.

In autumn season, you can see beautiful ginko trees in front of this hotel like below.

Yokohama Marine Tower

One of the symbolic tower in Yokohama is below.

This is called ‘Yokohama-Marine-Tower.

This tower changes the color like below.

Yokohama Rainbow Bridge

If you turn back to the bay, you can see beautiful bridge called ‘Yokohama Rainbow Bridge’.

Let me introduce you a stylish restaurant.

There are some terrace seats.

You can enjoy both eating and night scape.


#3 Bankokubashi bridge

This is not a famous spot for evryone but the ones living near this area.

We can enjoy a big nightscape of ‘Minatomirai’.

It’s amazing!

I want to recommend this spot!

It’s about five minutes walk from ‘Bashamichi Station’ -MM04-.

Bankoku Bridge · 2 Chome-1 Shinko, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa
★★★★☆ · Bridge

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