Japan's largest Chinatown dates back to 1859, when the opening of Yokohama's port led to an influx of Chinese immigrants. While there aren't many Chinese people living there these days, the area is home to a huge array of shops and restaurants. It's best visited during the vibrant Chinese New Year celebrations, which usually take place from late January to early February.
|Venue name:||Yokohama Chinatown|
Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
|Transport:||Motomachi Chukagai Station (Minatomirai line); Ishikawacho Station (Keihin-Tohoku, Negishi lines)|
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Chinese Spring Festival (Lunar New Year)
While it's fun to visit whatever the season, Yokohama's Chinatown district is never livelier than during its New Year festival. The two weeks of festivities are stacked with events, including a countdown party on the night of February 4, traditional lion...Monday February 4 2019 - Tuesday February 19 2019 Free