Mikasa Park is located in the town of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture. The park is particularly famous for the memorial pre-dreadnought battleship Mikasa. The park is listed in 100 parks of Japan and 100 historical parks of Japan.
Another attraction of the park is its multicolored fountain complex. The music show is held 6 times a day (7 times in summer). A gorgeous flowing brook adorns the park square. In the springtime it has cherry blossoms on both sides of the path. The path will lead you to a musical amphitheater. There are usually musical events scheduled throughout the year. These events begin at the top of the hour, with the schedule of events posted near the amphitheater. If the weather is good, you will be able to see Saru-shima (Monkey Island) and Boso Peninsula.
Business hours are from 8:00 to 21:00 between April and October and 9:00 to 20:00 between November and March.
The closest station is "Yokosuka Chuo Station" on Keikyu Line. Car: the closest interchange is Yokosuka IC. 45-vehicle parking lot is available. The fee is 410 yen – 1 hour, after that 210-yen surcharge for 30 minutes is applied. After 2 hours, 100-yen surcharge is applied every hour.
Description: Mikasa Park
|Sights||Mikasa Park (三笠公園)|
82-14, Inaoka-cho, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 046-824-6291 / Fax: 046-825-4440|
|Admission Fee||Free admission|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+)|
Map: Mikasa Park