shutoko

FUN DRIVING along TOKYO's Shutoko / Recommend Driving Course 6

We will introduce our recommended driving courses around tourist destinations and famous spots in Kanto. If there are any spots that look interesting, please give them a visit.

  • Telephone Number
  • Address
  • Hours
  • Closed
  • Parking
  • Admission fee

01Sachiura

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

About 5 min. from(B)Sachiura[B01]

  • Shopping
  • Eating spots
  • Parking
  • Admission fee

Theme park featuring "the sea, island, and living creatures." The Aqua Resorts, with four different themed aquariums, and Pleasure Land, where you can enjoy a variety of attractions, are popular. Entering the island is free of charge and you can freely use the varied restaurants, shops, hotel, and more on the island.

  • 045-788-8888
  • Hakkeijima, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • Differ by facility
  • None
  • 4,000 vehicles

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02Sankeien

Sankeien Garden

About 5 min. from(B)Sankeien[B06]

  • Eating spots
  • Parking
  • Admission fee

A Japanese garden that Sankei Hara, a businessman who made a fortune in the raw silk trade, opened in 1906. Within this vast site colored by seasonal flowers and trees, there is Rinshun-kaku Villa and the Three-Storied Pagoda of Old Tomyo-ji Temple, which have been designated as National Important Cultural Properties. Historical buildings that were transported from Kyoto, Kamakura, and other places have been placed there, allowing you to enjoy Japanese culture to the fullest.

  • 045-621-0634
  • 58-1 Honmoku-sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • 9:00–17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
  • December 29–31
  • 70 vehicles

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03Yokohama-koen

Yokohama Chinatown

About 6 min. from(K1)Yokohama-koen[167][168]

  • Shopping
  • Eating spots

Lined with numerous Chinese restaurants and household item shops, it is one of Japan's leading Chinatowns, highly popular as a gourmet spot. Established a few years after the Port of Yokohama was opened at the end of the Edo period, it is highlighted by places full of Chinese flavor, starting with Kantei-byo Temple, which has undergone relocations and renovations four times and is still loved as the symbol of Yokohama Chinatown.

  • 045-662-1252
  • Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • Differ by store
  • Differ by store
  • Nearby

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04Shin-yamashita

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

About 7 min. from(K3)Shin-yamashita[351][352]

  • Shopping
  • Eating spots
  • Parking

Constructed from the late Meiji period to the early Taisho period, it is a cultural and commercial facility that utilizes a red brick warehouse loved as a facility representing the Port of Yokohama. There are numerous shops selling Yokohama souvenirs, fashion items, cafes and restaurants as well as various events held on weekends.

  • [No.1] 045-211-1515; [No.2] 045-227-2002
  • 1-1 Shin-minato, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • Differ by store
  • None
  • 179 vehicles

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05Rinkai-fukutoshin

Odaiba Tokyo Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari

About 4 min. from(B)Rinkai-fukutoshin[B22]

  • Eating spots
  • Parking
  • Admission fee

A hot springs theme park where you can easily enjoy the atmosphere of Edo in Odaiba. Besides being able to enjoy various baths, starting with Oedo Hot Springs, which has a large public bath with natural hot springs, they also provide services such as fish therapy and beauty treatments. Complete with various mainly Japanese restaurants, it is also possible to stay overnight.

  • 03-5500-1126
  • 2-6-3 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
  • 11:00 to 9:00 the following morning
  • None *Closed for some time once a month for maintenance.
  • 216 vehicles

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ADaiba

The Life-sized Unicorn Gundam Statue

About 4 min. from(11)Daiba[1101], about 2 min. from(B)Rinkai-fukutoshin[B22], about 4 min. from Ariake[B23]

  • Parking

A statue in Odaiba of Mobile Suit, the hero from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, recreated to the full size of 19.7 meters. Placed in front of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, it performs a switching of modes at scheduled times every day. At night, there is also illumination added to performances using video. DiverCity Tokyo Plaza has a car park.

BDaiba

Rainbow Bridge

This suspension bridge with a two-level structure measuring 798 meters in length crosses over Port of Tokyo Route 1 and connects the Tokyo Waterfront Subcenter with Central Tokyo. After sunset, it is illuminated with LED lights and has become a popular night view.

*It is prohibited to park or stop cars on the expressway.

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