Photo spots you'll want to visit with your camera when sightseeing in Yokohama

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Yokohama is a tourist destination with many attractions and easy access from Tokyo. There are also many photo spots, so it's a fun place to travel to with a camera. In this article, we will introduce 13 recommended photo spots in Yokohama.

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Yamashita Park

Photo by Hinako Kaminuma<br>
Photo by Hinako Kaminuma

Yamashita Park is Yokohama's most famous park, stretching for about 750 meters and 100 meters wide along the shores of Yokohama Port.

Right in front of you is the cargo and passenger ship "Hikawa Maru," which is also a maritime museum, and you can take photos of the ships coming and going in the port. There is also a rose garden and cherry blossoms in the park, so you can enjoy taking photos of the beautiful natural scenery and colorful flowers.

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Photo by Yutaka Domon<br>
Photo by Yutaka Domon

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a popular tourist spot visited by almost everyone who visits Yokohama. Many people enjoy taking photos of the picturesque brick exterior.

Since it is a crowded place, if you want to take pictures calmly, I recommend early in the morning. If you want to take pictures of the whole Red Brick Warehouse, you can take pictures from a distance such as Zou-no-hana Park without being bothered by the crowds.

Yokohama Port Osanbashi Pier

Photo by Keitaro Sakurai<br>
Photo by Keitaro Sakurai

There is a passenger ship terminal at Osanbashi Pier in Yokohama Port, and large passenger ships from Japan and abroad call there, allowing you to see the graceful figure up close.

From the wooden floor on the rooftop, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of Yokohama, including the skyscrapers, Yokohama Marine Tower, Ferris wheel, and Yokohama Bay Bridge, making it a popular photo spot. It's nice during the day, but we also recommend visiting after dark, as it's a place where you can see the glittering night view of Yokohama.


Photo by Hikari Yamanashi<br>
Photo by Hikari Yamanashi

MARINE & WALK YOKOHAMA is an outdoor mall adjacent to the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, and is home to a variety of unique shops and restaurants.

This is a popular photogenic spot where any part of the building looks great, with its brick mural exterior, angel wings painted on the walls, and stylishly designed staircase.

If you get tired of sightseeing in Minato Mirai, why not stop by for a break?


Photo by pixta<br>
Photo by pixta

Kishamichi is a promenade that was redeveloped from part of the harbor railway that opened in 1911. You can see the Minato Mirai cityscape to the north and the ropeway to the south, and the bridge itself has a retro feel that makes it a great photo spot.

It's also known as a famous cherry blossom viewing spot, so if you visit in the spring, don't forget your camera. It's also famous for its night view, so it's best to visit after the sun has gone down.

Yokohama Cosmo World

Photo by Kensuke Nakamizo<br>
Photo by Kensuke Nakamizo

Admission to Yokohama Cosmo World is free! Not only can you enjoy about 30 different attractions, but there are also many photo spots, so why not drop by and check it out?

The view from the 112.5m-tall Ferris wheel is particularly spectacular. Don't forget to take a photo of the spectacular view.

Nippon Maru Memorial Park

Photo by Ayaka Shingai<br>
Photo by Ayaka Shingai

Nippon Maru Memorial Park is a park where the Nippon Maru, a sailing ship that is an important cultural property of Japan, is on display. After sunset, the Nippon Maru is lit up, creating a beautiful landscape. There is also a lawn plaza and a museum, making it a great place to relax.

On a windless day, you can take photos of the boats and Ferris wheel reflected on the water's surface.

Shinko Central Square

Photo by Nana Toyooka<br>
Photo by Nana Toyooka

Shinko Central Square is located across the street from the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. Many seasonal flowers, such as tulips, lavender, hydrangeas, and sunflowers, bloom here, and many people come to enjoy looking at the flowers and taking photos.

There are also spots where you can take photos of the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and seasonal flowers together, creating pictures that look just like paintings.

Bankokubashi Bridge

Photo by Shiori Kunioka<br>
Photo by Shiori Kunioka

Bankoku Bridge , which connects the Kitanakadori area and the Minato Mirai Shinko area, is a hidden photo spot where you can get a panoramic view of the Minato Mirai buildings and the Ferris wheel.

On nights when there is no wind and the water is calm, the buildings and illuminated Ferris wheel will be reflected on the water's surface, creating a fantastical scene.

Elephant's Nose Breakwater and Elephant's Nose Park

Photo by Ayaka Shingai<br>
Photo by Ayaka Shingai

The Elephant's Nose Breakwater, so named because its shape when viewed from above resembles an elephant's trunk, and Elephant's Nose Park , located just across the sea to the west, are both popular photo spots.

There are retro street lights at Zou-no-hana Breakwater, so we recommend taking a portrait with them. It also has a great view, so you can see Yokohama's famous sites, such as the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, the Ferris wheel, and the buildings, all at once.

Both the Elephant's Nose Breakwater and Elephant's Nose Park offer beautiful night views, and the rectangular screen panels installed within the park are lit up, creating a beautiful night view.

Yokohama Marine Tower

Photo by pixta<br>
Photo by pixta

Yokohama Marine Tower is a 106m tall tower that was recently renovated and reopened in September 2022. From the observation deck, you can look down on a 360-degree view of Yokohama. The night view of Yokohama that can be seen from here is especially a must-see. Why not climb up to the observation deck just before the sun goes down and take some photos of the spectacular sunset and night view?

On a clear day, you can also see Tokyo Skytree, so try and find it.

Harbor View Park

Photo by Shiho Akai<br>
Photo by Shiho Akai

" Minato no Mieru Oka Park " is a park located on a hill overlooking the port of Yokohama. It is recommended not only during the day, but also because the evening and night views are beautiful.

In addition to the view of Yokohama Port, the English Rose Garden in the park is a popular photo spot and one of the most famous rose locations. Various roses and flowers bloom in the garden depending on the season, so you can enjoy beautiful flowers all year round.

Yokohama Chinatown

Photo by Hitomi Kadowaki<br>
Photo by Hitomi Kadowaki

Yokohama Chinatown is an essential stop for sightseeing in Yokohama. It is one of the largest in the world, with over 600 stores, and there are many photo spots.

The gorgeous and showy gate, the colorfully decorated Guandi Temple and Mazu Temple , the panda murals, the vibrant Chinese cuisine, and more photogenic no matter where you take them. In addition, at night, the area is lit up, making it even more gorgeous and creating a fantastical landscape, so it's also recommended for taking photos.

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