With sweeping views over the bustling city port, Harbor View Park represents a former military barracks-turned-vantage point. Wander the park to admire its manicured gardens and historic buildings, many of which once housed Western delegations. Take a look towards the water over the urban sprawl and you'll see city landmarks, including the towering harbor bridge. You can also stop by the park's museum, which chronicles the life and works of the novelist Osaragi Jiro, a native to the area. Using our world travel planner, Yokohama attractions like Harbor View Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Harbor View Park reviews
Great views across Yokohama Harbour from here and as a bonus there were replicas of the flags which were a feature of the Ghibli/Miyazaki anime – 'From Up on Poppy Hill'. There is also a... more »
and a very nicely landscaped park as well. In April many of the flowers were already in bloom. This is not a traditional Japanese park, more a park in the western tradition, as it has many... more »
This is a beautiful park and one can see almost the whole of Yokohama harbor. The park also has special seasonal flowers. When I visited, they had planted several varieties of sweet smelling roses and the area was called fragrant garden. A cute mascot statue, Garden Bear stands waving at all the visitors.
Interesting environment - plenty of space for young and old. Number of small outlets and drink dispensers. Lovely walk from Rose Garden at old British Consulate down to the Harbour Park then along the park past the old Yokohama- Seattle liner.
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