All you need to know about 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.

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