Step into a landmark of Japanese maritime history at NYK Hikawamaru, a famous ocean liner that now functions as a museum. Brought into service in 1930, the ship originally sailed between Japan and Seattle, carrying passengers and cargo. During World War II, the vessel acted as a hospital ship, carrying wounded Japanese soldiers back to their homeland. Tour the elegant rooms and admire the naval engineering from the top deck, all the while considering the different ways in which the ship served her country over the course of 30 years. Plan to visit NYK Hikawamaru and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Yokohama attractions using our Yokohama trip builder.
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NYK Hikawamaru Reviews
Take a walk along the harbourside in Yokohama and you will come to the Hikawa Maru. Extremely informative visit and get to experience the glory days of Trans Pacific sea travel. more »
This is an amazing couple of hours experience for those naval issues lovers. Hikawa Maru entered in service by 1930 to make the route Yokohama-Seattle for passengers and cargo; as it was... more »
Good place and for sight seeing for tourists. . Please try to ride the cruise for only ¥1600 for 1 hour sightseeing to the ocean tour while watching the beautiful scenery of yokohama bay bridge, landmark 70 floor building mall and hotel, and mt. Fuji.
Great place to learn some marine history. I could recall some memories from movies like Titanic. A few vintage exhibits and detailed descriptions are totally worth it..
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