The Yokohama Landmark Tower is the second tallest building and 4th tallest structure in Japan, standing 296.3m high. It is located in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama city, right next to Yokohama Museum of Art. Work on the building was finished in 1993. When built, it was the tallest building in Japan until it was surpassed by Abeno Harukas in 2012. When opened, it had the highest observation deck in Japan.The building contains a five-star hotel which occupies floors 49-70, with 603 rooms in total. The lower 48 floors contain shops, restaurants, clinics, and offices. The building contains two tuned mass dampers on the (hidden) 71st floor on opposite corners of the building.On the 69th floor there is an observatory, Sky Garden, from which one can see a 360-degree view of the city, and on clear days Mount Fuji.The tower contains what were at their inauguration the world's second fastest elevators, which reach speeds of 12.5m/s (45.0km/h). This speed allows the elevator to reach the 69th floor in approximately 40 seconds. The elevators' speed record was surpassed by elevators of Taipei 101 (60.6 km/h, 37.7 mi/h) in 2004.The building was designed by the architecture and engineering division of Mitsubishi Estate, now Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei and Hugh Stubbins and Associates, later KlingStubbins.
Nogeyama Zoological Gardens is a free zoo opened in April 1951 and located in Nogeyama Park, in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It covers 9.6ha and houses about 1400 animals of 100 different species. It is open from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and is closed on Mondays.The zoo is operated by the Yokohama Zoological Garden, and is a member of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA).AnimalsAnimals at the zoo include Mandarin ducks, cranes, red pandas, chimpanzees, hamadryas baboons, reptiles, lion, tigers, tanuki (raccoon dogs), badgers, pheasants, love birds, zebras, giraffes, flamingos, camels, ruffed lemurs, white-mantled black colobus, black-capped capuchins, swans, ducks, kagus, penguins, wallaby, deer, eagles, owls, condors, bears, and Tokyo bitterlings.
The Hara Model Railway Museum is a model railway museum in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan, which opened on 10 July 2012. Managed by Mitsui Fudosan, the museum houses the extensive collection of model trains built and amassed by the Japanese model railway enthusiast. The museum covers an area of approximately 1,700 m², with the display area covering an area of approximately 1,200 m².ExhibitsApproximately 1,000 items from Hara's private collection of more than 6,000 model railway items are on display. The centrepiece of the museum is a 30-metre x 10 metre diorama called which features "1 gauge" (45 mm gauge) model trains from around the world, and has approximately 450 metres of track. The layout features working overhead power lines to power trains via their pantographs. The collection also includes the original models of Thomas the Tank Engine and several of his friends from the production of Thomas & Friends prior to 2009, some of which occasionally operate on the layout.Exhibits on display include models in 1 gauge (45 mm gauge, 1/32 scale), 0 gauge, and H0 gauge.HistoryThe museum was unveiled to the news media on 20 June 2012 ahead of its public opening on 10 July.Nobutaro HaraThe owner of the collection, Nobutaro Hara, was born in Tokyo on 4 April 1919, and built his first model train at the age of 13. He studied mechanical engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. After World War II, Hara worked as a development engineer for the office equipment company. In his spare time, he continued to build and collect model trains, travelling to some 380 different countries and building up a collection of over 6,000 items. Over the years, he received a number of invitations from museums to exhibit his models, but always refused. He finally agreed to lend part of his collection to Mitsui Fudosan because the museum was located in Yokohama, the terminal of Japan's first railway, from Shimbashi in Tokyo. Hara died on 5 July 2014 at the age of 95.
Tobe Station 距離: 0.0 mi詳しくは 西区戸部本町48-11 Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0041 045-321-7943
Tobe Station is a railway station operated by the Keikyū Keikyū Main Line located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located 23.4 rail kilometers from the northern terminus of the Keikyū Main Line at Shinagawa Station, in Tokyo.HistoryTobe Station was opened on December 26, 1931.LinesKeihin Electric Express RailwayKeikyū Main LineStation layoutTobe Station is an elevated station with a single island platform serving two tracks. The platform is short, and the station can accommodate only six-car long trains.
Yokohama Design College 距離: 0.1 mi詳しくは Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
戸部カフェ one da full day ワンダフルデイ 距離: 0.1 mi詳しくは 西区戸部本町26-7 オクトワール横浜戸部101 Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0041 045-534-3131