Side Trips from Tokyo Travel Guide

Side Trips from Tokyo Sights

Hikawa-maru

  • Yamashita-koen Map It
  • Naka-ku
  • Historic District/Site

Published 12/20/2010

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:

  • ¥300
  • Closed Mon.

Published 12/20/2010

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