Pavement Tourism Art in Yokohama City!


Pavements in Yokohama City, especially in the vicinity of Minatomirai are decorated with all kinds of tiles and plaques to attract passers-by’s eyes and and entice them to the many sights, views, shops, events and places in town!
Just follow the collection below and you will probably end taking photographs, too!

Sign at the entrance of Kaiko Promenade overhead street!

Harbor Opening Commemoration Promenade!

The same but smaller can be found everywhere!

Here and there you will find groups of tiles numbering 4,….


8 again,…

8 more again,….


9 again,…

And even 24 tiles! With directions!

Now, let’s find them individually!

Park and harbor!

Letter writing sailor having a smoke!

Horse-drawn cart!



Ancient building!

Ship and tower!

Another ancient building!

Horse-drawn kid cart!


A Japanese Lord overlooking the harbor!

Bubble sights!


Cruise ship!

Pink house ship!

Sailors’ cemetery and lighthouse!

An old style Japanese pass!

Sailor with telescope!

Moored ships!

Ancient bicycle and balloons!

Oil lamp!

Cycling lady!

Lighthouse, fish and mermaid!

Black ship!


Street car!

19th Century gentry!


Double horse-drawn cart!

The same in pink!

Street lamps!

Another combination of 4 tiles!

Lighthouse in blue this time!

19th Century gentry in dark blue instead of grey!

Team boat!

Ball-playing Chinese girl!

Craftmanship Street in Motomachi!

Same again but in a different style!


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Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
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-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

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