Yokohama’s Minato Mirai

The History of this Swank District

Donny Kimball
8 min readJul 2, 2017

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Yokohama’s iconic Landmark Tower in the Minato Mirai area

Most would venture to guess that Osaka is Japan’s second biggest city. But, in fact that title belongs to Yokohama. Yokohama is located a mere thirty minutes southwest of the Tokyo megalopolis and stands in stark contrast to its older sister. While a short distance separates the two cities, the difference in vibes is as distinct as that between the East and West…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/