Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

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Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (Photo: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse – Kakidai / CC BY-SA 3.0)

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.

Notice

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse will be closed from May 9, 2022, until December 2022 for extensive renovations. 

Overview

Address

1-1 Shinko, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa (Directions)

Hours

10:00 - 20:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 10:00 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
Holidays 10:00 - 20:00

Phone Number

045-227-2002

General Amenities

  • Shops
  • Live music
  • Souvenir shop
  • Restroom

Facilities

  • Restaurant

Access

The nearest stations are Nihon-Odori and Bashamichi (Minato Mirai Line), while Sakuragicho and Kannai (JR and Blue Lines) are within walking distance as well.

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