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Living in Yokohama, Japan:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Yokohama, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked two people living in Yokohama what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:


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Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. The airports nearest to Yokohama are Tokyo International Airport and Narita International Airport. Yokohama was an entrance for foreign cultures for a long time. In Yokohama there are a lot of places for sightseeing. For example, there are amusement parks and shopping malls.

Yokohama, the second largest city in Japan, has an international flavor and many tourist attractions. It is nevertheless much less densely packed than other major centers such as Tokyo, Osaka, or Kyoto. It is also blessed with good public transportation, and a clean, healthy physical environment. There are also excellent cultural facilities including public parks, libraries, and museums.

Sheryl, says: 2020

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