Step through any one of the four lavishly crafted, towering main gates of Yokohama’s Chinatown and be transported into a space steeped in over 140 years of Chinese history and culture. With the streets flanked by lively, colourful gift shops, delectable eateries as well as traditional temples; Yokohama Chinatown clearly exudes a unique charm that highlights and celebrates the Chinese cultural influences of its early residents.
Situated right by the bay, these iconic red brick buildings were originally a customs inspection house for shipping boats and are now a popular hangout spot for family, friends and couples. The bustling and vibrant centre is home to many unique shops and restaurants, and plays host to numerous events, exhibitions and concerts. Take in the grand view of Yokohama Bay from the wide-open grassy space of the adjoining Red Brick Park.
Modelled on the concept of “All-in-one”, Pacifico Yokohama Convention Centre is a mere five-minute drive away from Oakwood Suites Yokohama. With a convenient location, beautiful and symbolic exterior as well as the surrounds of greenery and world-class facilities, it is an ideal venue for convention organisers and participants. Its key facility, the National Convention Hall, is one of the largest convention halls in the world with 5,000 seats set within a mesmerising exterior resembling the geometry of seashell.