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Mikasa Park, Yokosuka

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Head down to Mikasa Park, a waterfront park rich with numerous sites related to the country's maritime heritage. With the U.S. naval base and harbor located right beside it, the park also houses a decommissioned battleship, now functioning as a naval museum. Elsewhere, a ferry terminal runs trips to an island offshore, and a dominant, strikingly designed arch stands as a symbol of peace and unity. In addition to the cultural highlights here, there's also plenty of space for the more traditional park features, such as grass, trees, and flowers. With our online itinerary creator, Yokosuka attractions like Mikasa Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Where to stay in Yokosuka

The city of Yokosuka has a decent set of accommodations close to its waterfront and naval bases. Primarily built with businesspeople, rather than international tourists, in mind, they tend to be fairly one-tone. Look along the waterfront going west from the main train station to see most of what's on offer, with the emphasis almost exclusively on modern business-style hotels with comfortable rooms, pools, and onsite restaurants.
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  • Some displays had English available. Interesting history of the ship. Would recommend going if in the area.  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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 p...  more »