The Interactive Instant Noodle Museum (Cup Noodles Museum) in Yokohama is dedicated to instant noodles and cup noodles. The museum was opened by the company Nissin Food, whose founder Momofuku Ando invented instant noodles in 1958 as a quick and convenient food shown using a combination of bizarre exhibits and practical workshops.
A short film about the history of noodles is shown and there is also a visual timeline of instant noodle products from around the world. Nissin also created space ramen for astronauts.
The most popular is the workshop where visitors can make their own cup noodles. Here, flavors and numerous additional options can be combined. There is also a playground for children and a noodle bazaar that looks like an Asian market at night. Various pasta dishes from around the world are served here and you can try a variety of flavors.
8-minute walk from Minatomirai / Bashamichi Station on the Minatomirai Line
12-minute walk from the Sakuragicho Station
The Cup of Noodles Museum is about the creation, disruption, and deliciousness of cup of noodles. This instant ramen took the world by storm, but it took decades to get the recipe and manufacturing process just right. A play center, noodle bazaar,and area to make your own cup design make this an individual, friend, or family friendly destination.
Perfect for couples or groups (up to 12 people), Masago provides enticing kaiseki dining that is delicious and artistic. Try their classic Japanese-style cuisine that has been altered for a more international taste while retaining the harmony of its original flavors.
Enjoy high-quality authentic Chinese food such as dim sum, congee, and noodles at MS. CASABLANCA. This casual Chinese dining space is chic and comfortable, providing high-class Chinese dining in Kanagawa supervised by a Michelin Star chef.
Peace Cafe boasts a delicious and colorful vegan menu. You won't be disappointed by the Hawaiian-inspired cafe where you can try Mexican taco salad, tofu-katsu, and curry with an extra kick of veggies.
Yokohama Cosmo World is an amusement park in the center of the Minato Mirai district, which also includes the ferris wheel that characterizes the skyline of the area World, and it still holds the record as the world's largest ferris wheel with a clock. Families, friends and couples in particular visit Yokohama Cosmo World and take advantage of the multitude of rides and attractions. The park itself offers free entry, but you have to buy tickets for individual rides. Yokohama Cosmo World is divided into three zones. The Kids Carnival Zone has rides and slot machines that are suitable for smaller children. In the Burano Street Zone you can try a little wilder rides, get lost in a hall of mirrors or explore a haunted house. The Wonder Amuse Zone is the main area of the theme park and offers the most exciting rides (roller coaster, flume, 360 ° 3D theater, etc.).
Yokohama Hammerhead is a multi-function complex that includes a mall, hotel and cruise pier. The facility is a short walk from Bashamichi Station near Minato Mirai. The core function of Yokohama Hammerhead is to serve as an international cruise terminal. The cruise terminal at Shinko Pier can accommodate cruise ships up to 116,000 tons. The CIQ hall (customs, immigration and quarantine) can even be used as an event and exhibition hall. In addition to the pier and the CIQ hall, Yokohama Hammerhead is also home to the InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8. With over 170 rooms, the hotel overlooks the harbor with easy access to Yokohama and Tokyo. The part of the Yokohama Hammerhead mall is no less impressive. Visitors can discover 25 shops and restaurants, including tea rooms with fantastic views from the terrace, a candy factory, ramen shops and much more. Freshly baked sweets can be sampled at Ariake Harbor Studio.
When Japan opened its market to the rest of the world in the late 19th century, Yokohama was the main port through which trade flowed to the Tokyo area. The red brick warehouse, also known as Akarenga, was opened during the Meiji -Time built in support of the port of Yokohama, it served as a customs clearance point to control the flow of goods through the port. Nowadays it has various shops and restaurants. The Event Plaza hosts markets and other outdoor celebrations. In addition, the warehouse has several event halls for concerts, exhibitions and more. The Red Brick Park also offers a spacious area of grass where you can relax and have a beautiful view of the bay and the passing ships.