Yokohama is a major city of Kanazawa prefecture. From Tokyo, it’s about 30-40 minutes by train.
Yokohama is a popular sightseeing spot. There are many fashionable shopping mall and historical site, full of exoticism. There for, there are many photogenic spots.
With this article, one of the popular Yokohama sightseeing spots, “Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse” is introduced as a photogenic spot.
Please find out the attractiveness of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse which is beautiful at day time and also night.

As for other photogenic spot, check out! “Yokohama photogenic spots, 10 selections”

Yokohama photogenic spot Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

About Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a historical building located around Yokohama harbor. It is located in 5 minutes walk from minato mirai line, bashamichi station.

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse was built at Meiji times. Originally it was bonded warehouse but in 1989, it stops it’s function as that warehouse. 10 years later, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse was rebuilt as commercial and cultural facility.

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is separated to 2 building as “building No.1” and “building No.2”. Commercial facility is building. At building No.2, you can buy clothes, house holding goods and Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse original goods. There are also many restaurants and you can enjoy meals.

On the other hand, building No.1 is cultural facility. Regularly, exhibition and even are held and has difference between building No.2. Currently, the guide tour of 15 year anniversary for Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is held.

Please take a picture of moody Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse together with the back of Yokohama port and plaza.

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse photogenic spot “Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse with big plaza”

To take photo of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse during day time, it’s recommended to take with big plaza.

Plaza is located between building No.1. and No.2 of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. This plaza is very big and cleaned up. If you take pictures with this plaza, it will be more beautiful Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse picture.

The point is to take pictures from diagonal angle, little bit far from Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. Then, you can take the whole view of Red Brick Warehouse and plaza. Especially the shiny day, it will be really beautiful.

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse photogenic spot. Take pictures from “Terrace of elephant nose”

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse has light up at night. The light upped Red Brick Warehouse is very beautiful and photogenic.

To take pictures of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse at night, please go to terrace of elephant nose. You can view the whole night view of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and Yokohama port. You can include both of the port and warehouse.

Terrace of elephant nose is located about 5 minutes walk from Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. Please enjoy the aspect of Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, which is different from day time.

What is Yokohama?

Yokohama has been prospered as international port since Edo times. There for, there are many historical buildings such as consulate.

In Yokohama, there are many unique areas. Especially around Yokohama station, Minato mirai area and Chinatown area are popular.

Around Yokohama station, department stores are prospered and being the epicenter of trend. Minato mirai area has many historical buildings such as Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and famous as fashionable town. There are many Chinese restaurants in Chinatown and you might feel like traveling China.

Access to Yokohama

Access from Tokyo station
JR Tokaido honsen. About 25 minutes
JR Yokosuka line. About 30 minutes
JR Keihin Tohoku line. About 40 minutes

Access from Shibuya station
Tokyo Toyoko line. About 25 minutes
JR Shonan Shinjuku line. About 26 minutes
Get off at JR Yamanote line Shinagawa station. Take JR Tokaido honsen and about 45 minutes

Access from Haneda airport
Get off at Keikyu airport line Keikyu Kamata station. Take Keikyu honsen and about 27 minutes

Recommended places to go Yokohama!

Romantic Kimono Photoshoot Yokohama Tour

“Romantic Kimono Photoshoot – Yokohama Tour” is a tour to go around major Yokohama sightseeing spots with wearing kimono. It takes about 4 hours to look around Yamashita Park, Sankeien and so on. During the sightseeing, the tour guide will take pictures for you. Please use this tour to make your Yokohama trip a memorial one.