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Mikasa Park

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Address: 82 inaoka, Yokosuka 238-0003, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Very Interesting and English-Friendly Slice of Japan History

The World War I era Japanese battleship Mikasa is located here. It's a very interesting tour with many signs telling the story of her life, both in Japanese and English. It only... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Rojayva
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I went here years ago. Within walking distance from the Navy Base. Wonderful View and history. Be prepared to see some Japanese style. Great place for pictures. Bathrooms are available and food stands. Great for a stroll or a job.

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Thank Kendra2405
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

An historic Japanese Naval site, for a small fee you can tour one of the old Japanese battleships here. A beautiful park that overlooks Monkey Island. Great day for the kids and family. Definitely a photo-worthy site so bring your disposables/cameras. A therapeutic day on the waterfront.

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Thank James S
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33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A close walk from Yokosuka Chuo station. The battleship is a must see and provides a great view of the bay. Plenty of food stalls around the area and during festivals.

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Naples, Italy
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was one of my first foray's in Japan. It is in walking distance of The Naval Base and New Yokosuka. It is a fascinating piece of Japanese Naval history. A good value at only 300 yen. Probably great for kids as there is lots of climbing and things to touch. The surrounding park is also a nice area to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a nice place for a stroll but there is not too much to do in this area. The scenery is good with a nice pond and water views but its a small area that gets busy at times. The japans ship Mikasa is on display in the park area.

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Thank Brian C
Yokosuka, Japan
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

It is both beautiful and historic place! Located near the water the park has won dermal fountains and benches. The park also has a play ground for younger kids as well as interesting activities for teens. There is also a military ship you can tour while there!

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Thank angelnat77
Yokosuka, Japan
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33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

To be fair, I didn't tour the ship but it's just an open air park. There are some gardens and a playground for the kids. They do have a amphitheater for festivals and fountains but it's not all that exciting.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The World War I era Japanese battleship Mikasa is located here. It's a very interesting tour with many signs telling the story of her life, both in Japanese and English. It only takes about an hour to complete the tour and I found it very educational. The park has restrooms, a little store, and vending machines. You can also book... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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43 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Mikasa Park is located on the waterfront across from the U.S. Naval Base. Numerous fountains, waterfalls and streams result in a leisurely and spacious retreat from the busy city. The Japanese light cruiser IMS MIkasa and a statue to Admiral Togo, victor in the 1904 Russo-Japanese War, are near the main entrance. Beyond these are the waterfalls and a large... More 

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Thank Nelson4704
Hayama, Japan
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Not much to it. Admiral Togos ship if you are a history buff. Not English friendly. Good views of the channel on nice weather days.

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