About the Yokohama Landmark Tower
The Yokohama Landmark Tower is a complex that serves as the "symbol of Minato Mirai", standing at a height of 296m. The tower has a viewing "Sky Garden" on the 69th floor, and from floors 52 to 67 there is a 603-room hotel called the Yokohama Royal Park Hotel. There are also shopping malls, fakes, restaurants, exhibition floors, multipurpose halls, offices, and clinics. Immediately to the side of the building is the Queen’s Tower A which has more shopping and dining inside.
Sky Garden Exhibition Floor
From the third floor lobby you can get to the Sky Garden in about 40 seconds by elevator. It offers a 360-degree panorama. There’s a café here, so you can sit and leisurely enjoy the views while having a relaxing drink. There is a rainy day discount, and also a one free drink policy in effect.
Hour are from 10:00 to 21:00, and because Monday and Saturday are closed days, Sunday’s open time is extended by an hour. Last admissions open until 30 minutes before closing, admission is 1000 yen for adults.
The massive 200m-length shopping hall
Within the Landmark Tower there is a huge 200m-long, 5-layer shopping mall called the "Landmark Plaza", with over 170 stores inside of it. There are brands like Tiffany and Coach available here, Yokohama brand scarves and bag shops, as well as local souvenir shops. Goods from the popular game and anime series Pokémon are also sold here at the Pokémon Center. The first floor is packed with over 40 food and drink locations and is highly recommended.
The Dockyard Garden
One of the oldest merchant ship docks in Japan, the "Old Yokohama No. 2 Dock" was restored and made into the DOCKYARD GARDEN, which is 107m in length and 29m in width. After its restoration in 1993, it was designated as important cultural property in 1997. There is projection mapping onto the dock on a daily basis, and you can see it by getting tickets on the third floor Sky Garden entrance. Tickets are 500 yen per person.
On the Yokohama municipal subway go to Sakuragi-cho Station (桜木町駅) and there is a moving walkway that will take you there in 5 minutes. You can also take the Minato Mirai line to Minato Mirai Station (みなとみらい駅) and walk there in 3 minutes. The Landmark Plaza is open from 11:00 to 22:00, and the shopping is open until 20:00. Dockyard Garden is open until 23:00, Tower Dining is open until 22:00.
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|Sights||Yokohama Landmark Tower (横浜ランドマークタワー)|
2 Chome-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 045-222-5015|
|Admission Fee||Free admission|
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|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|