Aug 242010

Nippon Maru Yokohama

The Nippon Maru was built in 1930 as a training ship for cadets. During its fifty four years of service, it logged 1,830,000 km in total travel distance.

Nippon Maru Yokohama

For those interested in ships, you can take a tour inside of the historic Nippon Maru. On the day that we were here though, the line was really long. So instead we decided to visit the Yokohama Port Museum located right next to the ship.

Nippon Maru Memorial Park Website – English info available

Address: 2-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220-0012