Yokohama Yamate Western -Style Buildings

by Kiyoshi - Japan Licensed Guide

Historical Western-Style buildings in Yokohama

Japan first opened ports for foreign countries in 1859 including Yokohama.

Since then,many diplomats and businesmes settled in Yokohama,especially in Yamate district on the hill.

Yokohama Yamate Western -Style Buildings

There are several historical buildings remain in Yamate district of Yokohama from where ocean can be seen.

The Cemetry for the foreigners was established in the same area of Yamate overlooking ocean and their home countries.

Yokohama Yamate Western -Style Buildings

These historical buildings are lit up for Christams season from 21Nov till 31DEC.

Yokohama Yamate Western -Style Buildings

Pleaese visit there when you have a chance!

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20 Dec 2014


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