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Hikawa-maru 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 was 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 Hikawa-maru has a French restaurant, and in summer there's a beer garden on the upper deck.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Yamashita-koen, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, 231-0021
  • Phone: 045/641–4362
  • Cost: ¥500
  • Hours: Apr.–June, Sept., and Oct., daily 9:30–7; July and Aug., daily 9:30–7:30; Nov.–Mar., daily 9:30–6:30
  • Subway: JR Line, Ishikawa-cho Station; Minato Mirai Line, Motomachi-Chukagai Station
  • Location: Yokohama
Updated: 08-19-2013

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