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Sail Training Ship Nippon Maru

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Address: 2-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 45-221-0280

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Beautiful ship !

This stunning ship is next to the landmark tower and worth a visit. Some explanations in english, and inside/outside everything is quite beautiful

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
julien r
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This stunning ship is next to the landmark tower and worth a visit. Some explanations in english, and inside/outside everything is quite beautiful

Thank julien r
Chonburi Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The old sailing ship are anchored here in Yokohama. Now it's a floating museum for study a history of Japanese Maritime. It's very close to a train station. easy to walk there.

Thank Noraphon
Guingamp, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

The ship is great to wander through especially if you are interested in tall ships, the museum is great for giving you an insight into the history of Yokohama and maritime history of Japan. There are very good interactive bits for kids (and 57 year old kids) to have a play with!

Thank Lynsey58
Wittenberge, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Japanese sail training ship "Nippon Maru" in Yokohama is a very nice object to visit. The amusement park nearby makes this the trip to the Japanese Segelschulschiff quite reasonable. Admission to the sail training ship is low and opens up the possibility to explore a sail training ship virtually from the keel to the mast top. But please do... More 

Thank Mario230576
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a lovely and rather large ship. While it does not have the complete charm of a real old ship, it's still impressive and when the wind blows through its sails - it's magic. Not for anyone suffering for sea sickness.

Thank TheShis
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I have admit I love old ships but this display was brilliantly presented and the self guided tour really well set up. All the displays and audio are in both English and Japanese and the entire display is wonderfully preserved and presented. There is no pressure to rush you tour and the paltry 600 yen entry fee (about $6 AUD... More 

1 Thank Alex S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

Formerly a training ship in Yokohama, now sits in the Minato Mirai area dockyard. It serves as a museum and like a famous landmark in Yokohama. Worth the visit for any tourist and a great place to have a photo shoot, day or night it's still awesome =).

Thank Theo R
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

its worth a walk about. it is grand and it is a training ship it is also a museum just like the Missouri battleship. very nice. quite a surprise inside as it is still a functional vessel to some extent.

1 Thank Nicholas L
Yokohama, Japan
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

With a combined ticket you can visit both the Nippon Maru and the port museum just behind. I liked the visit, there are signs in Japanese and English at almost every significant place but it's much enjoyable if you have the luck of making the tour with one of the guides. During the tour you can admire the details of... More 

3 Thank Carla73
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

500 yen to get in, which isn't great, but not too bad. Tour is preset, so you have to follow that, no random exploring, which is what I prefer. Unfortunately, you only get to go only one deck below; would much prefer to see engine room and forward compartment. Other than that, this was a nice way to kill 30... More 

3 Thank fastfxr101

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