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Pikachu is here to brighten Yokohama with exciting Pokemon installations across the port city! There are now four new permanent Pokelids decorating the streets of the dazzling Minato Mirai area, as well as outdoor art displays.

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Yokohama: A Pokemon Paradise

In celebration of the recent Pokemon world championships, Yokahama turned into a Pokemon paradise! Four new adorable Pokelids have been installed on the streets of Minato Mirai in Yokohama adding a touch of Pokemon magic to the city's utilities.

There are around 15 million uniquely designed manhole covers in Japan! With over 200 Pokelids (Pokemon-decorated manholes) around the country, as well as Pokemon centers, you are sure to find adorable Pokemon in most prefectures!

Read on to learn the location of the new Pokelids in Yokohama along with information and a Pokemon art display in the city.

1. Nippon Maru Memorial Park

Pikachu in Yokohama

Featuring Pikachu, Machomp, and Psycduck, this new Pokelid depicts the refreshing atmosphere of the port city perfectly!

Closest to Yokohama's first Pokelid located at Sakaguricho Station, visitors can find the new one within reachable distance from the station at the famous Nippon Maru Memorial Park. The area boasts stunning views of Yokohama Cosmo World’s Ferris wheel and Yokohama Landmark Tower!

Coordinates: 35°27'12.0"N 139°37'54.1"E Yokohama 1-chome

2. Rinko Park

Pikachu in Yokohama

Located near the Yokohama Pukarisanbashi Pier, this Pokelid is adorned with the art of fireworks and a skipping Pikachu and friends.

Also featured is the iconic Yokohama Bay Bridge, which can be seen from this spot! The bridge is especially magical at night and during firework festivals in Yokohama.

Coordinates: 35°27'31.3"N 139°38'18.0"E Yokohama, Nishi ward, Minato mirai 1-1-1

3. Yokohama Marine Tower

Pikachu in Yokohama

Sky-high views with Pikachu! The third Pokelid is located outside the brilliant Yokohama Marine Tower.

The shining tower is lit up at night and offers panoramic views of the city from its observation deck located 100 meters above ground level. Depicted on the Pokelid are yellow and green ginkgo leaves representing the area's lovely ginkgo trees.

Coordinates: 35°26'37.4"N 139°39'03.3"E Yokohama, Naka ward, Yamashita-cho 15, Yokohama Marine Tower

4. Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Pikachu in Yokohama

A playful battle takes place outside the historic Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse! Pikachu and Riachu can be seen going head to head in an electrifying battle along the red brick park pathway.

The area was built in the early 1900s and acted as an inspection area for imported goods into the port city. Now it is the ideal location to catch ocean views while exploring shops and indulging in delicious food.

Coordinates: 35°27'03.7"N 139°38'39.0"E Yokohama, Naka ward, Shinko 1-1

Well-known among Pokemon fans for its yearly Pikachu parade and Pokemon center, Yokohama is a great destination for visitors in eastern Japan! The new Pokelids are located in popular spots around the city and within walking distance from each other.

To see all the Pokelids in Yokohama and Kanagawa Prefecture follow this link:

If you are in another region and want to find Pokelids nearby, check Japan's Pokelid map:

Limited Time Pokemon Artwork on Display in Yokohama

Pikachu in Yokohama

The main celebrations for the Pokemon World Championship may be over for this year but visitors still have a chance to catch the Pokemon artwork scattered around the city until September 30, 2023.

Guests can explore events such as the Pokemon Card Art Photo Spot. The series contains lifesize colorful Pokemon cards adorning areas such as Yamashita Park, Motomachi Plaza, Yokohama Park, and Yokohama City Hall.

Pikachu in Yokohama

In addition to the photo spots, there is also a Pokemon Card Art Museum at Sky Building Yokohama on the 10th floor, a Pokemon Card 151 Illustration Collection at MARK in the Minatomirai Hall, and a Pokemon Card Legendary Corridor located in Landmark Plaza's 3F public corridor.

Regardless of the time you visit Japan, Yokohama will definitely be fun to visit. Check the new Pokelids and the Pokemon Center in the city!

Information and photo source: PR Times ① and

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