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Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
The over 100-year-old red brick warehouse (Akarenga Soko) is the symbol of Yokohama and also a representative tourist spot of this area. The brick building is 3 stories high and consists of hall 1, a cultural facility and hall 2, a commercial complex. Views of Yokohama port spread in the background of this retro red brick warehouse, making it a popular date spot. The night view is truly beautiful and surreal. Furthermore, hall 2 is filled with delicious restaurants and interesting goods stores. Take-out food is available too, so you can eat in the plaza of the Akarenga Soko looking at the ocean.
- 1-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
- Contact No.
- 6-min walk from Bashamichi Station on Minatomirai Line (Yokohama Kosoku Dentsudo)
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 11:00-20:00 (depends on facility/store)
Open all year round
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Admission fee
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Shops with Cute Goods and Small Items
In hall 2, there are 50 stores including shops, restaurants and cafes. The first floor's theme is "hospitality of Yokohama port," and the second floor "special dedication." Each one has its own characteristic and has a selection of many different stylish goods.
Indulge in Rich Gourmet
One reason for the popularity of Akarenga Soko is that there are many different kinds of gourmet. There are cafes popular for their terrace seats, dinner with night views, and also take-out delicacies that you can enjoy while relaxing under the sun and feeling the ocean breeze.
Wrapped in Orange Lights
The whole Akarenga Soko turns orange with lights once it gets illuminated at night. It creates an exquisite atmosphere when seen together with the Landmark Tower and the illuminations of Minato Mirai. During Christmas season, a big Christmas tree is installed and decorated with beautiful lights.
Head to Akarenga Soko by "Akai Kutsu" (Red Shoe)
Akarenga Soko is at a slight distance from Minato Mirai district. For those who wish to avoid walking, it is recommended to take the bus Akai Kutsu. This is a bus that goes around the tourist spots of Yokohama bay area and reaches Akarenga Soko in 10 minutes from Minato Mirai (Adults 100 yen, children 50 yen).
Yokohama Cosmo World
Yokohama Cosmo World is an amusement park located in Minato Mirai. Along with its symbol the giant ferris wheel, it has numerous thrilling rides and also interactive attractions. The night view when the park gets illuminated is one of its highlights.