Umi-no-Koen

Attraction Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 236-0013 Japan Published on: 27-02-2016

1 hours 30 mins
06:00 AM - 07:00 PM
04:00 PM
05:30 PM
First-time visit
Attraction
Family
Nature
Outdoor
Park
Must see
Kids
Free
0.00 USD

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Umi-no-Koen, literally "Seaside Park", is a one-kilometer stretch of beach located right next to Hakkeijima Sea Paradise. This man made beach is one of Yokohama's prime spots for sun bathing.

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Why Umi-no-Koen is special ?

The Sea Park is the only swimming beach area in Yokohama City. It was developed by the Kanazawa Reclamation Project, and though it looks like a natural beach, it is actually man-made, the sand having come from Chiba prefecture. The beaches at Sea Park are wide, shallow, and are in no danger of large waves, making it a perfect place for children to play safely. Also, not only can you enjoy clamming at low tide for asari (manila clams) and other types which are found naturally, it is also a great place for a barbeque, surrounded by abundant nature, the ocean, sandy beaches, and trees.


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What to explore at Umi-no-Koen?

A seaside park with a surface area of 470,000 square meters, lying at the north side of Nojima Park. It has a multipurpose playfield where people can enjoy soccer, rugby football, and other sports, as well as a barbeque area. On the beach, you can enjoy shellfish gathering in the early summer and sea bathing in the summer. This is the only beach in Yokohama City where you can swim. Clams and trough shells can be collected on the beach. Entrance is free and visitors collecting shellfish may take home up to 2kg per person.

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How to get to Umi-no-Koen?

From the JR Negishi Line (Shinsugita Station), or the Keihin Express Line (Kanazawahakkei Station), take the Kanazawa Seaside Line to one of the following stations, from which it will be a two minute walk:

- Hakkeijima Station

- Uminokoenshibaguchi Station

- Uminokoenminamiguchi Station .

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Duration
2.0 days
Estimated
134.30 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
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Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 236-0013 Japan

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his BBQ place is a part of "Umi no koen park". Since the park faces the beach, you can enjoy seashell digging. In seashell digging, the shellfish which puts into miso soup and eats is taken. This park is located in the place for 15 minutes by train from Yokohama. Since we can borrow the tool of BBQ, we can visit freely.

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