23 May 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama pt.2

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama pt.2

In addition to the aforementioned attractions, Shin-Yokohama also has a respectably-sized Love Hotel district (nothing compared to Shibuya or Shinjuku, but a wider selection than many other areas) on the far side of the Yokohama line tracks. Once you cross beneath the train tracks you’ll find yourself in the midst of a number of love hotels. I […]

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23 May 2010 ~ 6 Comments

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama

Yokohama, in living color #6: Shin-Yokohama

Next stop on my photo tour of Yokohama is actually one of my favorites places in Yokohama: Shin-Yokohama. Shin Yokohama is a basically a city built around a Shinkansen station. No shinkansen, no Shin-Yokohama.  At least no shin-Yokohama as we know it now. Shin-Yokohama Station was opened on October 1, 1964 as part of the opening […]

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10 May 2010 ~ 8 Comments

Yokohama, in living color pt.5: Kishine-koen

Yokohama, in living color pt.5: Kishine-koen

Four stops from Yokohama and one stop from Shin-Yokohama on the Yokohama Blue line will land you at Kishine-koen (park), a rather large and beautiful park here in Yokohama. It’s not a famous park, but it is pretty popular in spring because of the cherry blossoms.  It’s a nice spot for a picnic or a relaxing […]

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