Minato Mirai 21 - ‘Harbor of the Future’

Yokohama Attractions

Minato Mirai 21, meaning ‘Harbor of the Future’ is a seaside urban development in Yokohama and features many futuristic buildings and the country’s tallest building, the Landmark Tower. Visitors to the area will be pleasantly surprised to find shopping centres at Minato Mirai, along with hotels, a convention centre, an amusement park, museums, a relaxation centre with hot spring baths, and plenty of parking spaces.

At 296 metres high, you can’t miss the Landmark Tower and it’s unsurprisingly the area’s most recognizable feature. Three Queen's Towers are located beside the Landmark, each one being a little shorter than the next, followed by the Pan Pacific Hotel and the Pacifico Convention Centre, one of the largest in Japan, which includes the Intercontinental Hotel.

Read More
Rating From
  1. InterContinental Osaka 4.8/ 5
  2. Hilton Tokyo Odaiba 4.4/ 5
  3. Hotel Granvia Kyoto 4.5/ 5
  4. Hotel Okura Tokyo 4.5/ 5
  5. Kyoto Hotel Okura 4.5/ 5
  6. Hyatt Regency Tokyo 4.4/ 5

The area is a popular tourist spot and Minato Mirai, along with Odaiba in Tokyo are notable in that they are two of only a few places in Greater Tokyo where the seashore is accessible, and not blocked by heavy industry and harbour facilities. Cosmo World amusement park features a 100-metre high Cosmo Clock 21 – a huge Ferris wheel as well as a nearby concert hall that houses the Kanagawa Philharmonic orchestra with a full schedule of classical performances.

The area is also home to Pacifico Yokohama – one of the world’s largest convention centres. The Nippon Maru, a four-masted sailing ship, is permanently docked in Minato Mirai as a museum and the nearby Yokohama Museum of Art is a noteworthy addition to the area and showcases one of Japan’s best collections. The 88-acre area is impressive and forward looking, making a great day out. Plans for the future include a United Nations University and, with an established rail link, some more mega towers even loftier than the Landmark Tower.

Minato Mirai 21

Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Tours You May Like

Related Pages

  • Akihabara Hotels

    Akihabara Hotels

    Akihabara hotels and resorts at the best rates, from Five Stars resorts to budget accommodation, you are sure to find Read More»

  • Japan Attractions

    Japan Attractions

    Anyone who attempts to buttonhole Japan’s myriad attractions in a blithe sentence or two is making a serious mistake. Read More»

  • 10 Hotels Travellers Love Most in Osaka

    The 10 hotels travellers love most in Osaka include big international brands and one-of-a-kind properties and stretch Read More»

  • Japan Hotels: Where to Stay in Japan?

    Where to Stay in Japan

    Japan hotels and resorts at the best rates, from Five Stars resorts such as Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo to budget Read More»

  • Sapporo Attractions

    Sapporo Attractions A-Z

    With a population of 1,800,000, Sapporo is the fifth-largest city in Japan. A lot of historical attractions, as well as Read More»

  • 10 Best Hotel Discounts in Sapporo

    This list of the best hotel discounts in Sapporo allows you to enjoy incredible room rates for a memorable yet Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Talk to us!

Help us keep this site up-to-date by sending us your comments: