City Facts - Yokohama
Yokohama is Japan's second largest city by population, after Tokyo. It’s located on Tokyo Bay, and forms part of the Kanto Region.
It has a population of roughly 3.7 million people, as is regarded
as a major port, along with Hakata, Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya and Chiba. Starting out
as a small fishing village, the city is now a key hub, home to manufacturing,
software and financial companies.
It has a total of 18 wards including Aoba-Ku, Midori-ku and
Isogo-ku. The closest airport to Yokohama is Tokyo Haneda Airport, which is 15
miles from the city centre.
Yokohama is served by the Tokaido Shinkansen – a high speed
train service which stops at Shin-Yokohama station. Yokohama Station is another
major train station and sees as many as two million passengers daily.
Yokohama boasts a number high specification SilverDoor
serviced apartments that are perfect for business travel.