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Nippon-maru Memorial Park

Nippon-maru Memorial Park Review

The centerpiece of the park, which is on the east side of Minato Mirai 21, where the O-oka-gawa (O-oka River) flows into the bay, is the Nippon-maru, a full-rigged three-masted ship popularly called the "Swan of the Pacific." Built in 1930, it served as a training vessel. The Nippon-maru is now retired, but it's an occasional participant in tall-ships festivals and is open for guided tours. Adjacent to the ship is the Yokohama Maritime Museum, a two-story collection of ship models, displays, and archival materials that celebrate the achievements of the Port of Yokohama from its earliest days to the present.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2–1–1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken, 220-0012
  • Phone: 045/221–0280
  • Cost: ¥600
  • Hours: Tue.–Sun. 10–5
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  • Subway: JR line, Sakuragi-cho Station; Minato Mirai line, Minato Mirai Station
  • Location: Yokohama
Updated: 08-19-2013

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