For a day trip that’s a mix of cutting edge energy and timeless gardens, let’s go to Yokohama. It’s got a big Japanese garden, Pokemon and art that lights up the night.
Sankei-en garden and a park in nearby Okurayamathat has the most amazing plum blossom display I’ve ever seen. On the other, it’s got a great Pokemon Center and sponsors must-see art & music events on its lively waterfront.
But Yokohama also has interesting places to visit year-round:
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