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Sankeien (O≀) is a spacious Japanese style garden in southern Yokohama which exhibits a number of historic buildings from across Japan. There is a pond, small rivers, flowers and wonderful scrolling trails that make you think you are in Kyoto rather than Yokohama.

The garden was built by Hara Sankei and opened to the public in 1904. Among the historic buildings exhibited in the park are an elegant daimyo (feudal lord) residence, several tea houses and the main hall and three storied pagoda of Kyoto's old Tomyoji Temple.

Getting there and around

From Yokohama Station

Take bus number 8 or 148 from the station's east exit to Sankeien-Iriguchi (30-35 minutes, 220 yen one way, frequent departures) from where Sankeien is another five minutes by foot. The same bus lines can also be boarded at Sakuragicho Station (20-25 minutes, 220 yen one way).

From Negishi Station

Take the JR Negishi Line to Negishi Station from where it is a ten minute bus ride by line number 58, 99 or 101 to Honmoku (220 yen one way, frequent departures). From there, Sankeien is another 5-10 minutes by foot. Alternatively, you can walk from Negishi Station to Sankeien in about 30-45 minutes or take a taxi (about 1500 yen one way).

How to get to and around Yokohama

Hours and Fees

Hours

9:00 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)

Closed

December 29 to 31

Admission

700 yen

Hotels around Yokohama

    • Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
      The Yokohama Royal Park Hotel is located on the waterfront of Yokohama Bay. The grand hotel contains a halal restaurant and a tearoom with spectacular views of Mount Fuji.
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    • Guest House FUTARENO
      Budget-friendly
      Situated in Noge district in Yokohama, GuestHouse FUTARENO is a 5-minute walk from Sakuragicho and Hinodecho stations. The renovated traditional Japanese house offers a cosy atmosphere with free property-wide WiFi. Popular attractions like the Nogeyama Zoo is a 8-minute walk away. The Minatomirai area and the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse can be reached within a 23-minute walk from the property. Numerous bars can be found within a 5-minute walking distance. Guestrooms come with bunk beds and features wooden decor. Bathroom facilites are shared with other guests. Free luggage storage is available at GuestHouse FUTARENO. Guests can make use of the shared kitchen to prepare meals or relax at the shared lounge.
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    • Oakwood Suites Yokohama
      Luxury
      Set 1.8 km from Yokohama Marine Tower, Oakwood Suites Yokohama offers a fitness centre, a shared lounge and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. Featuring a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private bathroom with bidet and a hairdryer in each unit, along with free toiletries. Guests at the aparthotel can enjoy a ? la carte breakfast. Popular points of interest near Oakwood Suites Yokohama include Minato Mirai 21, Yokohama Cosmo World and Cupnoodles Museum. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from the accommodation.
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    • The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu
      Luxury
      In the heart of the Minato-Mirai area, just a minute's walk from Minato-Mirai Station, The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu offers spacious rooms with a balcony, spectacular views of Minato-Mirai and free WiFi. It features 6 dining options. Concierge services are available. Rooms have a luxurious interior with floor-to-ceiling windows, a seating area and an LCD TV. Amenities include a fridge, a safe and nightwear. Guests sleep in 2 extra -long double beds. Guests at the Tokyu Bay Yokohama can unwind in the sauna or relax with a massage treatment. The hotel offers ticketing services, as well as currency exchange. Facilities include a 24-hour reception, a babysitting centre and a jewellery shop. French cuisine can be enjoyed at restaurant Queen Alice, while Japanese dishes are offered in a serene Japanese-style dining area at Oshima. The hotel also offers a caf?-restaurant and 2 bars. The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu is located in the Queen's Square Yokohama complex, which includes a concert hall, shops and spacious gardens. Itfs directly connected to Minatomirai Subway Station, and only a 30-minute drive from Haneda Airport or a 90-minute drive from Narita Airport.
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    • Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama
      Budget-friendly
      Set in Yokohama, within less than 1 km of Yokohama Marine Tower and 5 km of Sankeien, Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama offers accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 11 km from Nissan Stadium, 1.5 km from Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and 1.6 km from Minato Mirai 21. The property is 1.2 km from the city centre and 2 km from Yokohama Cosmo World. The shared bathroom is fitted with a bidet, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Yokohama Stadium, Hikawamaru and Yamashita Park. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama.
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    • Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
      Luxury
      Located above the 52nd floor of Yokohama Landmark Tower, all rooms at Yokohama Royal Park Hotel offer free WiFi and views of Yokohama City or the Yokohama Bay Bridge. Guests can take a swim at the indoor pool at the fitness centre, enjoy various cuisines at the 8 dining venues or request soothing massage treatments for an extra cost. Minatomirai Subway Station is a 3-minute walk and JR Sakuragicho Train Station is a 5-minute walk away. All spacious air-conditioned rooms are located between the 52nd and 67th floor, featuring carpeted floors and a flat-screen satellite TV. Each comes with a minibar and an electric kettle with green tea bags. The en suite bathroom includes a bathtub and nightwear is provided for all guests. The 24-hour front desk provides dry cleaning services, luggage storage and daily newspapers. Guests can use the business centre or make travel arrangements at the concierge desk. Local gifts can be purchased at the hotelfs souvenir shop, while Japanese green tea can be enjoyed at the tea ceremony room. Landmark Fitness Club is located on the 49th floor, and guests can use the facilities at a surcharge. There is also a barber and beauty shop, as well as a photo studio at the property. Offering spectacular views from the 68th floor, restaurant Shikitei offers Japanese dishes, and French full courses are served at Le Ciel restaurant. You can enjoy a late-night cocktail with panoramic views of Yokohama Bay at the Sirius Lounge, located on the 70th floor. Royal Park Hotel Yokohama is a 20-minute walk from the Red Brick Warehouse and Yokohama Chinatown. The Pacifico Yokohama convention centre is an 8-minute walk away. Guests can take a 50-minute limousine bus ride to Haneda International Airport or a 2-hour limousine bus ride to Narita International Airport (charges apply).
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    • Hotel New Grand
      Luxury
      Situated right in front of Yamashita Park and looking out to the Yokohama Bay, Hotel New Grand is a renowned classic hotel with nearly a century of first-class hospitality. Motomachi-Chukagai Subway Station is just a 1-minute walk away. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Featuring chic ambience and large windows offering ocean or city views, rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, fridge and electric kettle. Minibar and an electric kettle are also provided. The en suite bathroom includes a bath tub and toiletries. While staying at New Grand Hotel, guests can receive massages at the aesthetic salons or purchase gift items at the Sundry Shop. Currency exchange and concierge services are offered. Luggage can be stored at the bell desk for free. Yokohama China Town is a 2-minute walk, and Motomachi shopping area is a 5-minute walk away. The lively Minato-mirai area and JR Yokohama Station are both within an 8-minute subway ride from the property. Le Normandie serves classic French cuisine in an elegant setting with antique interior. Il Giardino offers colourful Italian dishes, while delicately prepared Japanese meals can be enjoyed at Yugyo-an restaurant.
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    • Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae
      Mid-range
      Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae is situated in Yokohama, within 6 km of Yokohama Marine Tower and 8 km of Nissan Stadium. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Local points of interest like Pacifico Yokohama and Yokohama Landmark Tower are reachable within 3 km and 3.2 km, respectively. The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel rooms have a wardrobe and a private bathroom. American and Asian breakfast options are available each morning at Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae. Sankeien is 10 km from the accommodation, while Yokohama Museum is 3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae.
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    • Hotel Associa Shin-Yokohama
      Luxury
      Hotel Associa is located directly above Shin-Yokohama Station. The bullet train takes people to Tokyo Station in 17-minutes and to Shinagawa Station in 10-minutes. A direct bus to Haneda International Airport is a 35-minute ride. Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka can be directly accessed from Shin-Yokohama Station. Warm and soundproof rooms made of natural materials feature modern decor and light colors with soft lighting. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic views of the city, and rooms come equipped with an LCD TV, air humidifier/purifier, a small fridge, personal locker and an en suite bathroom with a bathtub and free toiletries. All rooms feature free WiFi. The 24-hour front desk offers dry-cleaning and foreign currency exchange, as well as massage service that can be offered in guestrooms. A Japanese and Western-style buffet breakfast can be enjoyed at the property atrium. The Associa lounge exclusively available to staying guests offer coffee, tea, herb tea, soft drinks and various other beverages for free. Hotel Associa is located within the station building Cubic Plaza Shin-Yokohama. Guests can enjoy dining at the various restaurants located on floors 9 and 10, or enjoy shopping at stores such as Bic Camera or Uniqlo. Yokohama Arena and the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum are both within a 10-minute walk. Nissan Stadium is a 5-minute taxi ride away.
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    • Hyatt Regency Yokohama
      Luxury
      Set in Yokohama, 500 metres from Yokohama Marine Tower, Hyatt Regency Yokohama offers accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation features a concierge service and luggage storage space for guests. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the hotel. Popular points of interest near Hyatt Regency Yokohama include Hikawamaru, Yamashita Park and Yokohama Stadium. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from the accommodation.
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    • InterContinental Yokohama Grand, an IHG Hotel
      Luxury
      Overlooking Yokohama Bay, the Intercontinental boasts a 31st-floor Chinese restaurant and a spa with massages. Rooms have free WiFi and city or bay views. Rooms at the InterContinental Yokohama Grand are spacious for the area, and include an LCD TV with satellite channels and a private bath. A minibar is provided, and room service is available 24/7. Slippers and a wide variety of toiletries are included. Private Health & Fitness Club includes an indoor pool, a sauna and a workout room. Spa Bay Window pairs body and facial treatments with water views. The hotel also has several on-site shops, including a florist and a beauty salon. Among the hotelfs 6 dining options are the classically styled Azur French Restaurant and the modern Nadaman Japanese Cuisine. Marine Blue Lounge & Bar offers drinks and desserts with panoramic views. The hotel is just 500 metres from the Cosmo Clock 21 ferris wheel and Minato-Mirai Hall. Minato-Mirai Train Station is a 3-minute walk, and Yokohamafs Chinatown is 2 km away.
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