Yokohama Chinatown, also known as Yokohama Chukagai, is the largest Chinatown in Asia. A walk through the colorful streets is a great way to build up an appetite and some of the best restaurants in Yokohama can be found here. The neighborhood’s convenient location in the heart of the city makes it easy to add onto any Yokohama sightseeing plan.
Spread over a total of 2500 square meters, hundreds of shops and restaurants are packed into the bustling streets of this unique Yokohama attraction. Entry into Chinatown is made through one of four main gates, each one representing a season. Six smaller ones are also scattered around the area.
The food stalls of Chinatown are a great way to sample some excellent Chinese food at a bargain price. Once your appetite is sated, a spot of shopping is in order, and while Yokohama’s leading shopping malls are minutes away, Yokohama Chinatown offers goods that can’t be found anywhere else. From traditional Chinese clothing and incense to home decorations and the obligatory panda-themed item, Chinatown is a great place to find a unique souvenir.
For those seeking a vibrant and unique neighborhood in the heart of Japan’s biggest metropolis, a visit to Yokohama Chinatown is sure to delight.