About Yokohama Daisekai
Yokohama Daisekai located inside of Yokohama Chinatown is a complex that has souvenir shops and museums from the first to eighth floors, and also entertainment facilities such as restaurants. The official website has plenty of deals and coupons for attractions here, so make sure you check it out.
Trick Art Museum
From the 3rd to 8th floors is the Trick Art Museum where you can see trick art exhibits that you are allowed to take photos of as well as contemporary artists’ works. Entrance fee is 1200 yen and the open hours are from 10:00 to 20:00, and on Saturdays and holidays the hours are extended 30 minutes. Ticket sales start 30min before the museum opens.
Yokohama’s largest souvenir shop
The first floor’s souvenir shop "Dasuka Market" has Yokohama-made Chinese sweets and ingredients, Gotochi characters goods, tea, and sake. There is also a panda goods specialty corner, and the first floor entry gate is in the shape of a large panda face. There is also a dim sum stall called "Fukipaosuro" (富貴包子楼) and here you can grab a snack to eat while you walk around. Business hours are from 9:30 to 21:30 and on Friday, Saturday, and holidays the hours extend to 22:00. Hours vary by store. There is a costume rental and photo store on the second floor, fortune telling, and a foot massage parlor. The hours are generally 10:00 to 21:00 but note that they vary by store.
On the JR Keihin Tohoku Line or Negishi Line go to Ishikawa-cho Station (石川町駅) and from the Chinatown Entrance it is a 10 minute walk. On the Tokyu Toyoko Line or Minato Mirai Line go to Motomachi Chukagai Station (元町中華街駅() and from the #3 Exit it is a 2 minute walk. From Yokohama Station (横浜駅) and Sakuragi-cho Station (桜木町駅) there are buses that will take you there, get off at the Yoshihama Bridge stop (吉浜橋) and it is a 6 minute walk.
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|Sights||Yokohama Daisekai (横浜大世界)|
97 Yamashitachō, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-0023 (Yokohama Chinatown Tencho-mon front entrance)
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 045-681-5588 / Fax: 045-681-5620|
|Admission Fee||Pay part admission: 0yen|
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|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Yokohama Daisekai