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Japanese Culture Experience
Known as a port city, Yokohama is not only famous for its gourmet scene but also offers unique attractions! At the CUPNOODLES MUSEUM YOKOHAMA, you can make the world's first instant noodles, "Chicken Ramen", from scratch at the "Chicken Ramen Factory". Additionally, the huge athletic facility offers the virtual experience of being a noodle in a huge factory, and you can learn about the entire CUPNOODLES manufacturing process from making the noodles to shipping them out at the "CUPNOODLES Park". Another fascinating attraction is the "My CUPNOODLES Factory", where you can create your own completely original CUPNOODLES by designing your cup and selecting your favorite soup from among four varieties and four toppings from among 12 varieties. Don't miss this chance to learn about creative thinking while sightseeing in Yokohama, along with the other attractions at Minato Mirai!

Location: 2-3-4 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0001, Japan
Opening Hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (Last admission 17:00)
Holidays: Tuesdays (In case Tuesday is a National Holiday, the following day will be a non-business day), Year-end through New Year Holidays.
Admission: Adults 500 yen, high school age children and younger admitted free
Website: See website

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Ninja Taxi by Sanwa Koutsu
Let ninjas assist you in exploring Yokohama! Sanwa Koutsu Co., Ltd. offers a variety of unique services, including the popular "Ninja Taxi," where drivers perform taxi services in traditional ninja style (reservation required). Explore tourist spots like Minato Mirai and Chinatown or arrange pickups at Haneda Airport. Selected ninja drivers have undergone authentic ninja training, making this a rare chance to ride with a ninja. Enhance your Yokohama travel experience with this unforgettable mode of transportation!

Ninja Taxi
Location: 480 Toriyama-cho, Kohnan-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 222-0035, Japan
Fare: Fixed fare of 3,060 yen plus regular taxi fare
Reservation: Reserve via the website at least 24 hours before your ride.
Website: See website

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 ~Miyadaiku Tourism~
Apprentice Experience with Master Carpenters

In Yokohama, a city blending modern and traditional Japanese culture, consider experiencing both at the Hanamasu Woodworking Company. After exploring contemporary Japanese food culture at the CUPNOODLES Museum, why not try an apprentice experience with "Miyadaiku" (master carpenters) boasting a history of 1400 years, registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage?

Hanamasu Woodworking Co., Ltd. believes that the essence of Japan lies in the "Miyadaiku," and they offer special tours in collaboration with active Miyadaiku craftsmen. While Miyadaiku have been active across Japan for centuries, this tour provides a unique opportunity to apprentice with an active Miyadaiku craftsman, a rarity in Japan.

During the tour, you'll receive explanations from the active Miyadaiku craftsman and a Sommelier Book packed with the craftsmanship of Miyadaiku. By learning about Miyadaiku architecture and techniques, you may gain a different perspective on and appreciation for Japan's historical structures. Embark on the current trend of "Miyadaiku Tourism." Apprentice with a Miyadaiku in Yokohama, and elevate your subsequent Japan travels into a genuine cultural experience.

Hanamasu Woodworking Co., Ltd.
Location: 1182-3 Kamaya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259-1141, Japan
Company website

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Where to Stay: Prostyle Ryokan Yokohama Bashamichi
In the heart of Yokohama's exotic Bashamichi street, Prostyle Ryokan Yokohama Bashamichi awaits. Within walking distance of the CUPNOODLES Museum and Minato Mirai, and approximately 30 minutes by taxi from Haneda Airport, this ryokan exudes the concept of "standing in the darkness, sharpening the senses." With a blend of traditional Japanese elements, the rooms with tatami mats, shoji screens, and lattice evoke the charm of old Japanese homes. All rooms feature tatami flooring and low beds, creating a relaxing atmosphere with dark tones and the scent of igusa grass in the tatami mats. Enjoy a luxurious stay in Yokohama, combining the essence of Japan with a fusion of traditional and Western elements.

Prostyle Ryokan Yokohama Bashamichi
Location: 5-64 Tokiwacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0014, Japan
Rooms: 92
Check-in 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
Rates: See website

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Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum
While instant ramen is delicious, why not try regional ramen from all over Japan? The Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum is the world's first ramen-themed amusement park. The first floor and basement recreate a retro town from 1958 when Nissin introduced "Chicken Ramen," the first-ever instant ramen in Japan. Various ramen shops on-site offer mini-sized ramen, allowing you to taste regional ramen from across Japan without leaving Yokohama.

Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum
Dates: 2-14-21 Shin Yokohama, Kohnan-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 222-0033, Japan
Hours: Weekdays 11:00-21:00 / Weekends 10:30-21:00 (Last order 30 minutes before closing)
Admission: Adults 450 yen, Children/High School Students/Seniors (65 and older) 100 yen, Elementary school and younger free (Separate fees for food and beverages at each shop)
Website: See website

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