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Tourist and travel guide of Yokohama

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Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan, and the country's largest port. It is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo. Its area is 437 km ². Founded on April 1, 1889, on a peninsula on the western side of Tokyo Bay. Today is part of the metropolitan area, being located only 30 kilometers from the capital. It is a residential area, where much of the population moves every day to work in Tokyo. Yokohama was a small fishing village before the port was created in 1859. The port is dedicated to the silk trade during the Meiji era and later was dedicated to the import of raw materials and export of products manufactured in the factories of the Keihin Industrial Area. In recent years it has grown rapidly, aiming to compete with Tokyo as a business center. The best example of this is located in Minato Mirai 21, a district town of skyscraper recently built next to the harbor, from which especially emphasizes the Landmark Tower the tallest skyscraper in Japan, exceeding the building height Metropolitan Government Tokyo. Another famous area in Yokohama's Chinatown. Yokohama has always been a city, for their port, where they gathered large groups of foreigners throughout Japanese history, and there is where the largest Chinese community in the country. Its Chinatown is full of shops, and restaurants run by ethnic Chinese, and where to go on a weekend crowd of visitors from Tokyo and elsewhere. The Japanese garden Sankeien, somewhat further from the center of the city or the neighborhood of Yamate are other places you should not fail to mention when speaking of Yokohama.

In Yokohama you can visit places like Mitsubishi Minato Mirai Industrial Museum, Hikawa Maru, Cosmo Clock or Yokohama
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