The idea of a penis festival may sound ludicrous, but actually, it's a Shinto religious tradition many Japanese folks take seriously. So there's a solemn aspect to it, but you can also have fun there! Here's how to enjoy it.
Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan, and is also a popular tourism area in Kanagawa prefecture, where they have Cup Noodle Museum, China Town, Red Brick Warehouse, Yamashita Park, and more. The following are a list of restaurants that you can try while you're in Yokohama!
Yokohama is a fun area with various attractions, but is also is a fancy night spot. For a classy dinner night, perhaps visiting these teppanyaki restaurants and enjoy some delicious grilled meat and seafood is a good idea!
More than 1500 Pikachu will descend on Yokohama Minato Mirai from 8/9 Fri-8/16 Thu for "Pikachu Outbreak!". This year, the events Pikachu parades and Water Carnivals are powered up, Pikachu on the ground and in the sky, opportunities to take a photo with Pikachu, and Eevee is joining the parade.
Is this what dreams are made of? Without even having to hop on a plane, you can try the different ramen flavors not only from Japan, but worldwide! More than a museum, it's a ramen amusement park!
Visiting Yokohama? There are many things to do there; shopping, going to some museums, amusement parks, and eating ramen. Yokohama has thousands of ramen shops and also has invented a local ramen called "Iekei ramen" which is popular throughout Japan today. Here is a list of the most popular ramen shops around Yokohama!
Yokosuka is a town located on the sea side in Kanagawa prefecture. It is quite well-known for having a big American and Japanese naval base. Because of the presence of the American Navy (20,000 Americans live in the area), hamburger joints are very popular. One hamburger type in particular called the Navy Burger became somewhat of an iconic food for the town. The Navy Burger is basically a massive hamburger with a thick beef patty. Many restaurants have their own variation of the dish. Rich toppings are often added to create these monster burgers.
Yokosuka is famous for its American naval base and a particular cuisine that developed around it. One of the most famous foods of Yokosuka is the curry. It seems to be very popular with the navy personnel as well as the Japanese locals. So if you go there, you'll have plenty of restaurants to choose from. Here are our 5 picks for something good guaranteed!
You may have heard of this crazy thing you need to do in order to become a man in Japan... the Wanko Soba Challenge! Here you need to eat as many soba noodle bowls as you possibly can. WARNING! Males must eat at least 100 bowls to become a man, or so the story goes! You up for the challenge?
The Chinatown in Yokohama is one of the city's most visited area. When you go there, it's all about the food! There are countless delicious Chinese restaurants serving dim sums of a quality hard to find elsewhere in Japan. The number of restaurants might overwhelm you so here are our best picks!
Yokohama is a beautiful city to visit, with its stylish shopping areas, its beautiful port, its delicious restos and authentic Chinatown, you're bound to find something to love in Yokohama. There's no doubt you'll be back before you know it! It is perfect for families or friends, and also for couples looking for a romantic date spot!