YOKOHAMA, JAPAN — DEPART SUNDAY, APRIL 14: 8pm
RETURN on SUNDAY, APRIL 28: 7am (disembark by 9am)

East has met West in Yokohama for 150 years, and the city has the energy and ambience that makes it a great sport to begin your adventure in Japan. You can stay local and visit Hakone National Park for views of Mount Fuji; or take a quick trip to Kamakoru, the site of important Buddhist and Shinto shrines, and to Daibutsu, an 800 year old, 42 foot high, 121 ton statue of Buddha. Tokyo and its whirling mix of modernity and tradition are an hour away, so you can explore its historic Edo-era neighborhoods, gardens, restaurants, and shopping when your ready to plunge into the urban action.

EXCURSIONS / GENERAL INFO / WIKIPEDIA

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»» Wikipedia: Yokohama »»

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CULTURAL THOUGHTS

»» Wikipedia: History of Japan »»

»» Wikipedia: Pacific War »»

»» Wikipedia: Japanese Cuisines »»

»» Wikipedia: Culture of Japan »»

»» Wikipedia: Japanese popular culture »»

»» Sankeien Garden »»

»» Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO): Japanese Gardens »»

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