Yokohama

Just a little away from Tokyo, Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan. Yokohama's port was the first to open foreign trade and has led for the community to grow into a very diverse setting.

Just a little away from Tokyo, Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan. Yokohama's port was the first to open foreign trade and has led for the community to grow into a very diverse setting.


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Top 5 Popular Photo Spots in Yokohama

1. Yamate Italian Garden

The Diplomat's house in the Yamate Italian Garden — Photo by HUG! Photo and Film Works

The Diplomat's house in the Yamate Italian Garden — Photo by HUG! Photo and Film Works


With about 13,000 square meters to explore, the Yamate Italian Garden is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. A nice mix and balance of Japanese and Italian themes, the garden has many beautiful sights and pictures spots. 


2. Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Multi-purpose building the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse — Photo by Happy Life Photo works

Multi-purpose building the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse — Photo by Happy Life Photo works


A major tourist spot in the Yokohama area, the 2 buildings are home to cultural remembrance and commercial use. The buildings were originally used for customs inspection but have since been turned into a hot spot for couples and families. Because of the very beautiful architecture of the buildings, they are often sought after by couples for their photo shoots. 


3. Yokohama Port Osanbashi International Passenger Terminal

A popular spot that looks great at all hours of the day — Photo by STUDIO AQUA

A popular spot that looks great at all hours of the day — Photo by STUDIO AQUA


Located between Minato Mirai and Yamashita Park, this photo destination spot is known for its' long walkways and green spaces found around. Probably the most popular photo spot for couples, the very versatile background of this area has great photo opportunities at all hours of the day and night!


4. Yamashita Park

Along the Yokohama waterfront —  Photo by photo home kitai

Along the Yokohama waterfront —  Photo by photo home kitai


A few fountains and monuments can be found throughout the park as well as beautiful colorful flowers that line the pathways. The park is a little smaller, stretching 750 meters long, but still, has much to offer for couples. 



5. Minato Mirai 21

Lights, camera, action! — Photo by Amarillo Ivy

Lights, camera, action! — Photo by Amarillo Ivy


Known as the business district of Yokohama, the area is filled with many modern buildings and activities. For couples that are looking for a cityscape look to their photos, check out Minato Mirai 21! 


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