Side Trips from Tokyo Sights

Hikawa-maru

  • Yamashita-koen Map It
  • Naka-ku
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Moored on the waterfront, more or less in the middle of Yamashita Park, is the Hikawa-maru. The ocean liner was built in 1929 by Yokohama Dock Co. and launched on September 30, 1929. For 31 years, she shuttled passengers between Yokohama and Seattle, Washington, making a total of 238 trips. A tour of the ship evokes the time when Yokohama was a great port of call for the transpacific liners. The ship has a French restaurant, and in summer there's a beer garden on the upper deck.

Sight Information

Address:

Yamashita-koen, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, 231-0021, Japan

Map It

Phone:

045-641–4362

Sight Details:

  • ¥500
  • Apr.–June, Sept., and Oct., daily 9:30–7; July and Aug., daily 9:30–7:30; Nov.–Mar., daily 9:30–6:30

Published 12/10/2015

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