KODOMO-NO-KUNI (Children's Land)

Activities and Attractions, Family Activities, Outdoors and Sports

KODOMO-NO-KUNI (Children's Land)

KODOMONOKUNI was founded in commemoration of the Royal Marriage of Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko in 1959 (mounted Emperor and Empress since 1988). It was officially opened on May 5th, a national holiday of the Children's Day, in 1965. KODOMONOKUNI is a type of natural-park of which the main purpose is to contribute to children's sound mind and body. The land covers an area of 976,000 square meters (approx. 240 acres).

The 250 acre park houses a farm with animals and a plaza where visitors can enjoy barbecue. Other attractions include a 110 meter long slide, a mini steam locomotive, and an artificial river amongst other facilities. Nature walks, craft art, and pottery are also popular activities. Children can have fun with their parents at the Kids Zoo, where children can come in contact with small animals.

Information

Area

Northern Yokohama

Opening Hours

9:30am - 4:30pm (July and August 9:30am - 5:00pm)
Closed on Wednesdays (open if holiday), Dec.31st, Jan.1st

Address

700, Nara-cho, Aoba-ku Yokohama, 227-0036

URL

http://www.kodomonokuni.org/english/

Closest Railway Station

"Kodomonokuni Station" (Tokyu Kodomonokuni Line)

Tel

045-961-2111

Fax

045-962-1366

Ticket Info

Adults: 600 yen
Elementary / Junior high school students: 200 yen
Age of 3 to 5: 100 yen
Age of 2 and younger: free

Eating Facilities

cafe, restaurant, vending machine, kiosk

Barrier Free

slope, elevator, wheelchair rental, disabled stall, service dog, disabled parking

Childcare

nursing room, baby changing table, baby seat in lavatory, baby stroller rental services

Foreign Language Support

English (website only)

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