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[横浜・みなとみらいエリア]朝から夜まで楽しめるkanagawaを満喫
2019.02.14

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

Yokohama is located in the eastern part of Kanagawa Prefecture, and this city has the highest population of any municipality in Japan. Minatomirai is located on Yokohama Bay within walking distance of Yokohama Station. In the Yokohama-Minatomirai area, there are many art spots, shopping centers, restaurants, leisure spots, and more, offering a rich variety of ways to have fun from morning ‘til night.
Here we will introduce recommended local cafés, restaurants, and leisure spots centered on the art museums in the Yokohama-Minatomirai area.

 

[Yokohama]

〈Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

Makuzu ware is “dreamlike pottery” which crossed the ocean from Yokohama to fascinate the world in the Meiji period. There are more than 130 famous pieces of Makuzu ware on display at the museum. Makuzu ware is a type of pottery created by Miyagawa Kozan, one of the leading ceramicists of the Meiji period (1868-1912). There are English translations for the explanations of the exhibits.

 

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night
Large Vase with Yellow Underglaze and Irises Design, Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum Collection (Image source: Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum)

〈Access〉8 min. from Yokohama Station N. East Exit on foot

 

Recommended for railway enthusiasts!

〈Hara Model Railway Museum〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

Yokohama is where the first railroad in Japan opened. This museum displays a collection including skillfully reproduced rare models from around the world and scale models that make realistic sounds as they run.

〈Access〉12 min. from the Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum on foot / 2 min. from Minatomirai Line Shintakashima Station on foot

 

《Recommended Local Cafés》

〈Shiseido Parlour〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

This venerable coffee shop is beloved by people of all ages, featuring everything from familiar flavors to fresh, new flavors from around the world. This restaurant offers a café menu featuring carefully crafted cuisine and conscientious service that are sure to satisfy, with bright and cheery decor by the seaside.

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

〈Access〉8 min. from the Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum on foot / Sogo Yokohama 2F, directly connected to JR Yokohama Station

 

Also recommended!
■motherleaf
This café specializes in freshly-picked black tea and American-style waffles.
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《Recommended restaurant for enjoying a meal with a fabulous view》

〈Hotel Okura Yokohama Restaurant Tohgen Chinese Cuisine〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til nightHotel Okura is one of Japan’s leading hotels. Enjoy beautiful and skillfully adapted Chinese cuisine that adheres to traditional Cantonese-style Chinese cooking.
In addition to prix fixe meals, there are also many a la carte dishes. The interior features wall-length windows offering a view of Yokohama’s landscape. It is also equipped with private rooms. Enjoy a luxurious experience in this expansive and elegant space.

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

〈Access〉8 min. from the Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum on foot / Sogo Yokohama 10F, directly connected to JR Yokohama Station
 

Also recommended!
■Mikuni Yokohama
Enjoy the view from 29 floors up along with a selection of wines and cuisine that makes the most of the ingredients!
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《Recommended bar for nighttime fun!》

〈Cocktail Bar Marceau〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

This bar serves a café menu during the day, and switches to an extensive cocktail menu at night. It is popular for seeing performances and the casual atmosphere for enjoying cocktails.

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

〈Access〉10 min. from the Miyagawa Kozan Makuzu Ware Museum on foot / Sky Bldg. 1F, 3 min. on foot from Yokohama Station East Exit

 

Also recommended!
■Bar Sea Guardian
A classic English-style bar where the sophisticated atmosphere offers an intimate experience.
>>>>>>See facility information here

 

[Minatomirai]

〈Yokohama Museum of Art〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til nightPhoto source: Yasuyuki Kasagi 

The Yokohama Museum of Art opened in 1989.
Befitting the art museum of the international port city of Yokohama, it focuses on modern and contemporary art from the period following the opening of Yokohama’s port in 1859, diligently collecting works of art and holding a wide variety of exhibitions. Photographs in particular form a substantial part of an excellent collection worthy of Yokohama, which was one of the major centers of the rise of photography in Japan. The museum is one of the largest in Japan, and is equipped with an Art Information and Media Center stocked with more than 110,000 specialist texts, and studios where a variety of workshops are held, etc.

〈Access〉
3 min. from Minatomirai Line (Tokyu Toyoko Line direct service) Minatomirai Station 〈Exit 3〉via MARK IS Minatomirai 〈Grand Galleria〉on foot, or 5 min. from 〈MARK IS Connecting Exit〉(after 10 AM) on foot.

 

《After admiring the art, visit the museum’s restaurant and café!》

[Restaurant]

〈Restaurant Musée〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night
This French restaurant is located inside the Yokohama Museum of Art. The menu ranges from casual lunch items to full-fledged prix fixe meals. It is recommended for anniversaries with that special someone, as well as for art appreciation excursions.

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night


〈Access〉
3 min. from Minatomirai Line (Tokyu Toyoko Line direct service) Minatomirai Station via MARK IS Minatomirai on foot, or 5 min. from (after 10 AM) on foot. Inside Yokohama Museum of Art

[Café]

〈Café Ogurayama〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

This café inside the Yokohama Museum of Art looks out on Art Plaza. It has a diverse menu featuring all kinds of beverages and light meals, as well as desserts. It is popular for its original menu items connected with exhibitions, as well as for the various exhibits and events inside the space. It is also possible to get takeout.

 

[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

〈Access〉3 min. from Minatomirai Line (Tokyu Toyoko Line direct service) Minatomirai Station via MARK IS Minatomirai on foot, or 5 min. from (after 10 AM) on foot. Yokohama Museum of Art 1F

《Other recommended cafés near the museum》

■minato coffee
This coffee stand serves specialty coffee made from choice beans.
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■ANNIVERSAIRE CAFE
In addition to the indoor seating, there is also a terrace looking out on the sea.
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《Recommended art facilities near the museum》

■Yokohama Port Museum
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night
(Inside the building, there is also a Ryohei Yanagihara Art Museum dedicated to the designer and artist, who loved Yokohama’s port and ships.)

〈Access〉9 min. from Yokohama Museum of Art on foot / Disembark at Minatomirai Line Minatomirai Station or Bashamichi Station and walk 5 min.

 

Also recommended for sailing enthusiasts (Directly connected to Yokohama Port Museum)
■Sail Training Ship Nippon Maru
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《Fun spots for kids and adults》

■Yokohama Cosmoworld (Amusement Park)
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night
〈Access〉10 min. from Yokohama Museum of Art on foot / About 2 min. from Minatomirai Line Minatomirai Station on foot

■Rinko Park
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《Restaurants and bars for enjoying the night view》

〈Seamen’s Club〉
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[Yokohama-Minatomirai Area] Enjoy Kanagawa from morning ‘til night

This bar is located inside the Navios Yokohama hotel. It opens at 2:00 PM. While it is equipped with a full-fledged bar counter, it also has sofa seating, private rooms with karaoke, and billiard tables. The interior offers views of Yokohama landmarks like the Bay Bridge, the Red Brick Warehouses, and Osanbashi Pier.

〈Access〉15 min. from Yokohama Museum of Art on foot / About 3 min. from Minatomirai Line Bashamichi Station on foot

 

Also recommended!
■Sky Lounge Sirius
A lounge in the sky on the 70th floor of the Yokohama Royal Park Hotel.
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■Queen Alice French Cuisine
Flavors and presentation worthy of being called “art on a plate.”
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