Aka-Renga Soko (YOKOHAMA RED BRICK WAREHOUSE)

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Aka-Renga Soko (YOKOHAMA RED BRICK WAREHOUSE)

Formally the Customs Inspection House for Yokohama Bay's shipping activities in the early 1920's, these handsome red brick buildings have been converted into one of Yokohama's most popular family or date spots. Inside the building there are many unique shops and restaurants. Outside, throughout the year, numerous events take place. October Beer Fest in autumn, a skating rink in winter, and concerts during the summer. Situated right on the bay, the views are beautiful.

YOKOHAMA RED BRICK WAREHOUSE 1st Building

The 3rd floor houses a hall with approximately 300 seats used for theater performances and concerts. It can be used as a party space as well. The 2nd floor is a multi-purpose space used for gallery and other events. The 1st floor has 5 shops including “Akarenga (brick) Depot” that sells brick goods, “Yokohama Glass” where you can experience glass craft making, “S. SHOBEY&Masuda Gama” that sells silk products and Yokohama Yaki pottery and “Camera wa Suzuki”. Every winter, a skating rink decorated with illumination opens in the Akarenga Hiroba, attracting many people.

YOKOHAMA RED BRICK WAREHOUSE 2nd Building

Houses approximately 40 shops each having unique concepts. You can feel close to the ocean from the open cafes, restaurants, food court ("Picnic Court") and variety goods shop on the 1st floor. The 2nd floor has many characteristic interior, jewelry and variety goods shops. More restaurants, cafes and bars can be found on the 3rd floor. The cafe "Chano-ma" themed on "21st century tea room", and "bills" famous for "the best breakfast in the world" are especially popular.

Information

Area

Minato Mirai 21 / Sakuragi-cho

Opening Hours

1st Building: 10:00am - 7:00pm
2nd Building: 11:00am - 8:00pm (The Opening hours of cafe and restaurants will vary)

Address

1-1-2 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0001

URL

http://www.yokohama-akarenga.jp/en/

Closest Railway Station

6 min. walk from "Nihon Odori Station" "Bashamichi Station" (Minato-Mirai Line)
15 min. walk from "Kannai Station" "Sakuragicho Station" (JR Keihin-Tohoku Negishi Line / Municipal Subway)

Tel

045-211-1515

Eating Facilities

cafe, restaurant

Barrier Free

slope, disabled stall

Childcare

Nursing rooms, baby changing table

Foreign Language Support

English, Chinese, Korean

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