My visit to Yokhama,Minato mirai


Yokohama is the second largest urban area after Tokyo and a major port city which was the first port designated for foreign trade.But when you are at Yokohama station,don’t forget to visit the main attraction of yokohama station i.e. Minatio mirai 21(横浜みなとみらい21).In Japanese Minato mirai means (Port of the Future)Minato mirai is now one of the newest urban business districts in the Greater Tokyo Metropolitan area, symbolized by Landmark Tower, Japan’s tallest skyscraper, the three Queens Square Towers, which contain a large shopping mall, the Pacifico Yokohama convention center, the Intercontinental Hotel, the Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris wheel, and more. Next to Landmark Tower is the Yokohama Museum of Art.
Major attractions in the area include:
1.Yokohama Landmark Tower – tallest building and third-tallest structure in Japan, with sweeping views of Tokyo and Mount Fuji.
2. Cosmo World – amusement park, which includes the 100-metre (328 ft) tall Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris wheel, formerly the largest in the world.
3.Kishamichi Promenade – a pedestrian walkway that follows the original harbor railroad tracks, linking Sakuragichō Station with Yokohama World Porters and the Cosmo Clock, and offering expansive views of the Minato Mirai skyline.
4.Minato Mirai Hall – concert hall home to the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra. Pacifico Yokohama
5.Nippon Maru – a four masted sailing ship, permanently docked on the harbor at Minato Mirai as a museum. Yokohama Museum of Art