Taking your Kids to Yokohama!
(Shin-Takashima/ Minato Mirai Areas)

Taking your Kids to Yokohama!
(Shin-Takashima/ Minato Mirai Areas)

Whether it be shopping, eating, or eventes, this course will go over spots in Minato Mirai that you can enjoy with kids.

Shin-Takashima Minato Mirai 21 Area
-> Yokohama Anpanman Children's Museum and Mall & Bornelund the world of playing KID-O-KID
-> Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum & CUPNOODLES MUSEUM
-> Minatomirai 21 Area

Approx.
1.5 hours

1: The Minato Mirai area is full of facilities and venues for kids!

The Minato Mirai 21 area has a variety of facilities for people of all ages. Let’s visit the popular spots first.

Yokohama Anpanman Children’s Museum and Mall

Here you can enjoy the world of Anpanman, a popular children’s TV and children’s book hero. Wanpaku Town on the 1st floor has a museum shop and stage. The second and third floors have a diorama display, play space, and lots of photo spots. Take all the videos and pictures you want in the museum! Go shopping for original Anpanman goods at the shopping mall.

Bornelund – The World of Playing KID-O-KID

An indoor play facility where children and parents can learn to play using parts of the body – head, hands and feet, and the whole. Staff on site will help out the shy kids have fun with everybody in the room! The way the staff engages children may also be quite an educational experience for parents too. Prices=children (6 months – 12 years old) First 30 minutes 600 yen. Extension 100 yen for every 10 minutes for children, 300 yen for adults.

1. Yokohama Anpanman Children’s Museum and Mall
http://www.yokohamajapan.com/things-to-do/detail.php?id=144

15 minutes

Approx.
1 hours

2: Experience leading scientific technology!

The Minato Mirai 21 area has a variety of facilities for people of all ages. Let’s visit the popular spots first.

Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum

Feel the wonders of leading scientific technology. There are rockets, ships, airplanes, environmental, and energy related technologies on display. You can hop on board a real-size cockpit of the first domestic production regional jet plan “MRJ” and enjoy the “MRJ flight challenge” flight simulator. In the “discoveries of day to day life” zone, you can discover the amazing technologies that surround you in day to day living! Let’s take a look at what the future lifestyle holds for us. Space food, experiment kits, models, and souvenirs are for sale in the museum shop.

1. Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum
http://www.yokohamajapan.com/things-to-do/detail.php?id=73

15 minutes

Approx.
2-3 hours

3: Enjoy noodles from all over the world!

The museum is a delightful experience for people of all ages. Enjoy noodles from all over the world!

With the concept of creative thinking, learn about the noodles of the world at the “Noodles Bazaar World Noodle Road”. Here you will find about the discoveries and inventions concerning instant noodles through displays, in addition to understanding the importance of invention and discovery.

CUPNOODLES MUSEUM NOODLES BAZAAR

Enjoy authentic marine Italian cuisine – pasta and pizza full of seafood in the perfect location – right on the ocean. The terrace seats are a great option on sunny days. The restaurant is also recommended for couples.

Learn all about cup noodles – the world famous instant meal produced in Japan.

After dining, learn about invention and discoveries through studying cup noodles. At the chicken ramen factory, you can experience noodle making from flour. You can also make your very own cup noodles at the “My CUPNOODLES Factory” (300 yen per meal) . The athletic leisure facility “CUPNOODLES Park” where you can experience the art of making your very own cup noodles and shipping them is extremely popular among kids (for children 3 and above till 12, 300 yen for 30 minutes) !

CUPNOODLES MUSEUM

The “CUPNOODLES MUSEUM” is a facility that focuses on the concept of “creative thinking”, displaying a variety of instant noodles and ramens, intending to teach the importance of a venturing, inventive mindset. Learn about invention and discovery the fun way.

15 minutes

Approx.
2-3 hours

4: Find all the character goods you can dream of, including Hello kitty!

The Minato Mirai shopping mall is famous for its selection of character goods, ranging from Pokemon, Hello Kitty, Studio Ghibli, Disney, and much more in addition to baby/children’s clothing brands.

Yokohama Landmark Plaza

A shopping complex located inside the 296 meter sky scraper, Yokohama Landmark Tower. The shop “Donguri Kyowakoku and MOE Garden” specializes in Studio Ghibli character goods. Go to the Pokémon Center for your Pokémons! You can find popular kid’s fashion stores like Stomp Stamp and Beanstalk too.

Queen’s Square Yokohama

Vivitix will have all your Hello Kitty character goods from Sanrio. You’ll also find the Disney Store and Snoopy Town shop here.

Find a variety of foods! Premium Buffet

At the Premium Buffet, find a variety of western foods ranging from pasta, pizza, meat dishes, seafood dishes, standard Chinese and Japanese fare. With more than 50 dishes for taking on the colorful menu, this buffet style restaurant is the perfect choice for those who love choice! For desert, there are fruits and a “chocolate fountain”, popular among the kids.
* Time limit is 90 minutes.

5: Hotels suited to accommodating families

Stay at hotels where extra beds, souvenir tickets, and children’s breakfast meals come free!

Rose Hotel Yokohama

A family accommodation plan with extras. The bed size is 140 cm, making it easy for cosleeping with your kids (*the extra bed in the triple room is 110 cm) . Tell the hotel you need bed guards and baby beds on your reservation call, and the hotel will lend these to you free of charge.
(*reservation can be made through Rose Hotel Yokohama’s official website.)

InterContinental Yokohama Grand

Family plan/Free kd’s breakfast and bed, 12 o’clock checkout Spend some quality time at a nice hotel after enjoying your day at Minato Mirai. The hotel has plenty of accommodation plans to suit family needs.

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