Man in traditional dress in front of the Red Brick Warehouse in Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse | A Symbol of Yokohama

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The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (Akarenga Soko in Japanese) was built after a model warehouse in Japan from the late Meiji era to the early Taisho era. After the turbulent 20th century, it was reborn as a cultural and commercial facility in 2002 with its original features. The English name is Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, and these are some of its attractions.


Red Brick Warehouse Shops

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No. 2 offers different scenes on each floor. The theme of the first floor is ‘The Hospitality of Yokohama Port’, and the theme of the second floor is ‘Specialties that go beyond imagination’. You can enjoy a large number of stores aimed at all audiences. Here, you will find clothing stores, handbags, accessories, photographs, souvenirs, and much more.

Cafeteria & Restaurants

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse has a wide range of restaurants ranging from cozy cafes to Japanese or Western food stalls. You can enjoy a good meal while taking in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the warehouse.

Event Square

Various events are held each season, including the Yokohama Oktoberfest which pioneered the Oktoberfest in Japan, at the event plaza connecting Buildings 1 and 2. Have fun in this open space!


In this open square facing the sea, you can admire the landscape of Minato Mirai and the boats that pass through the port and relax on the lawn. You can also enjoy a boat cruise from the dock.

Red Brick Warehouse Building No. 1 Hall Space

In the hall and space of Building No. 1 various expressions and exchanges take place, such as dance, theater, music, video, and art. From here, the fascinating artistic culture of Yokohama is transmitted to the rest of Japan and abroad. Spend a relaxing moment in a beautiful exclusive Yokohama space that boasts a lively atmosphere.

Motion Blue Yokohama

Western culture has entered Japan mostly through Yokohama. Jazz spread from Yokohama to all of Japan, and Yokohama became famous as a jazz city. Motion Blue Yokohama allows you to enjoy the charms of the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse, which includes music, a variety of dishes, and a night view of the port. Enjoy a luxurious moment in an extraordinary space.

If you travel around Yokohama, the Red Brick Warehouse should definitely be on your itinerary!

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