Yamashita Koen Park was built in 1930 by reclaiming Yokohama Port after the Great Kanto Earthquake which destroyed much of Yokohama. The park is spread 1 km wide with several monuments, fountains, trees and flowers.
Yokohama Gardens & Parks
Yokohama Gardens and Parks including the main gardens and parks in Yokohama , but doesn’t include gardens within temples and shrines. Parks are generally large and may contain gardens within, often Japanese gardens, but not always.
Sankei-en is a famous Japanese garden, which is particularly popular in cherry blossom and Autumn seasons. Sankei-en includes ten designated Important Cultural Properties, including the iconic former Tomyoji three story pagoda.
Minato no Mieru Oka Koen literally means ‘Harbor View Park’. Minato no Mieru Oka Koen is a hilltop park overlooking Yokohama Port. The best view point of Yokohama Bay Bridge, especially beautiful at night. There used to be the British and French Embassies here. Rose blossoms in the garden are read more
Mitsuike Park (literally means three ponds Park) in Yokohama is famous for its 1,600 cherry blossom trees including 78 varieties spread around the park, but particularly along the edge of the ponds. Mitsuike Park is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots.