With its height of 296.3 meters, the Yokohama Landmark Tower is considered the fourth tallest structure in Japan and also the second tallest building in the country. The tower is located in Yokohama's Minato Mirai 21 district, right next to the Yokohama Art Museum. Located on the 69th floor a viewing platform with a 360-degree panoramic view of the city center and the port of Yokohama. In good weather there is even the chance to take a look at Tokyo and even Mount Fuji. The viewing platform is worth a visit, especially at night.
This is reached with the fastest elevator in all of Japan which reaches a speed of 15.5 meters per second. This allows visitors to reach the viewing platform in just 40 seconds.
There is also a 5 star hotel in the Yokohama Landmark Tower, which offers visitors an impressive view during their stay.
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2-minute walk from Minatomirai station
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