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Sail Training Ship Nippon Maru

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

This was a really interesting experience to see the whole ship. The best part was the guide, a man... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Kate E
Kamakura, Japan
Sailors' dream.

We have visited Nippon Maru, the great Japanese training ship, tied up to the pier, just under the... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Sydney, Australia
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2-1-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-221-0280
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was a really interesting experience to see the whole ship. The best part was the guide, a man who had served as a cadet himself on the ship. who explained everything in detail with kindness and a nice sense of humor.

Thank Kate E
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We have visited Nippon Maru, the great Japanese training ship, tied up to the pier, just under the huge landmark tower of Yokohama. The two icons present a stunning and contrasting view of "old" and "new", a perfect photo opportunity for visitors. The ship is...More

Thank 820gyuri
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
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
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...More

Thank Lynsey58
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...More

Thank Mario230576
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
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...More

1  Thank Alex S
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...More

Thank Theo R
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 salohcini
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