Yokohama Japan

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City of Yokohama __ Official city website jam-packed with information from history to city council, and from maps to tax information. - illustrated - From City of Yokohama - 

City of Yokohama - Port & Harbor Bureau __ General information about the Port of Yokohama. "The Port of Yokohama is located on the northwestern edge of Tokyo Bay. It is a naturally blessed port with a spacious water area on the eastern side and undulated hills on the northern, western and southern sides." - illustrated - From - 

Yokohama Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News __ You will find an overview of the city with special emphasis on architecture. - illustrated - From -



City of Yokohama - Transportation Bureau __ Subway and bus information for getting around the city. - From Transportation Bureau, City of Yokohama - 

History of Yokohama __ "Yokohama was a small fishing village up to the end of the feudal Edo period, a time when Japan held a policy of national seclusion, having little contact with Western foreigners. A major turning point in Japanese history happened in 1853 and again in 1854, when Commodore Matthew Perry arrived just south of Yokohama with a fleet of American warships, demanding that Japan open several ports for commerce, getting the ruling Tokugawa shogunate to agree in 1853." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia -,_Japan#History  


History of Yokohama __ A brief outline of Yokohama history hitting the major key points. - From Yokohama Convention & Visitors Bureau - 

Map of Yokohama __ An interactive map with zoom feature beginning with the whole of Japan. Pick the city and zoom in. - From - 


Yokohama __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Yokohama is one of Japan's major ports along with those of Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Hakata, Tokyo and Chiba and a commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area, being located in the Kanto region of the main island of Honshu." This and more. - illustrated - From wikipedia -,_Japan 

Yokohama City Guide __ A wide ranging and detailed look at the city. "With a population of over three million people, Yokohama is Japan's second largest city. It is located less than 30 minutes south of Tokyo by train, and is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture." This and much more. - illustrated - From - 



Yokohama pictures __ Series of click-to-view galleries. - illustrated - From - 

Yokohama Stock Photos and Images __ This commercial stock photo site has more than 300 click-to-enlarge images of Yokohama. - illustrated - From - 

Yokohama Weather: Yokohama Weather Forecast __ "Yokohama weather forecast, Find out about the daily temperature and showers, to make a perfect travel plan during any time of the year." - From - 


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