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The Best of Yokohama With a Historian

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Hi, I'm John, and I specialize in informative yet irreverent tours full of fun facts and surprising truths. Here in Yokohama, the point of genesis for modern Japan, I'll let you in on the history of foreign settlement in Japan and Japan's economic development in the 19th century. As a bonus, we'll visit one of the best open-air architectural museums in the nation, letting you take in traditional architecture from all over Japan in just one place.

10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Motomachi-Chukagai Station (or your hotel)

10:20 AM

Western mansions/gardens from the 1800s.

Yokohama was the epicenter of trade in the newly open-to-business Japan of the late 1800s. Here you can see the residences of foreign diplomats and businessmen who lived here during that era. There's even a whole cemetary dedicated to the foreign residents of Yokohama here, if you're into that!

12:00 PM

Chinatown

Japan's biggest Chinatown and a bustling hub of commerce and kitsch, this is the perfect place to catch some grub and wander down some atmospheric alleyways.

01:30 PM

Sankei-en Garden

One of the most unique gardens in Japan, it both serves as a (surprise surprise) garden, but also as an open-air architectural museum. This garden is filled with buildings that are many hundreds of years old, and can really immerse you in a traditional Japanese atmosphere.

03:30 PM

Cosmoworld

This small amusement park is right in the middle of the city! It includes a few small roller coasters, a log ride, and an enormous ferris wheel. You pay for each individual ride, so this can be a very cheap way to have a bit of fun and excitement in the city.

04:10 PM

Landmark Tower Observation Deck

Go inside one of the most unique-looking towers in the world and get amazing views of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area and (probably) Mt. Fuji!

Ending Point

Sakuragicho Station (or your hotel)

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

1. Guide fee

2. Hotel pickup (if staying in Yokohama--fees apply if staying outside of the Yokohama area)

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What‘s not included

1. Transportation fee (for you and the guide)

2. Entrance fees (for you and the guide) ~1,200 yen/person

3. Lunch (for you and the guide) ~1,500 yen/person

Tour Important Information

1. We'll be doing a lot of walking, so please wear some comfortable shoes.

2. If you have an dietary restriction, please let me know and I'll find a lunch spot that caters to your needs.

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I'm amenable to changes in my itinerary. If you have some places that you really want to go to, just let me know, and I'll change our plans to see that you get there.

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$63/ per group

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