You may have been to Yokohama, especially you are living in around Tokyo long time already. Yokohama is famous place as port town, so you can enjoy the great view and nice air all the time. Today, I introduce “The Yokohama Red Brick” which called Akarenga Souko in Japanese. The place is located in Yokohama and not far from Minatomirai station (about 10min to walk).
The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse consists of 2 red brick buildings in the Minatomirai district of Yokohama. They are magnificent historical buildings originally used as Customs warehouses. Nowadays the 1st building is used as a cultural facility and the 2nd is used as a commercial facility (there are commercial tenants in a part of the 1st building too). In the cultural faculty, many various interesting exhibitions are held and many of them are free of charge! Most of Yokohama’s Red Brick Warehouse contains restaurants and shops, and you can enjoy certain aspects of Yokohama or Japan in many of them. The area around Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is called “Akarenga Park”. It is a wide-open area where you can enjoy a fantastic view of Yokohama Port. Additionally, visitors can board the “Sea Bass” (a sightseeing boat) in the park. Many people come to the park for the various events that take place throughout the year.
The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a place that is packed There are many places to shop and enjoy various foods with history. Getting to know Yokohama through the area is surely interesting! There are many places to shop and enjoy various foods here. Since the opening of the port in 1859, Yokohama has been influenced by cultural ideas and products from all over the world. The one of their ideas is here inside all. You will feel that here is great for dating but also for family sightseeing too! Interesting? Please check it out!