Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki is perfect for sightseeing! Trip to Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise and Kawasaki Daishi【PR】

Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki" is located adjacent to JR Kawasaki Station, offering easy access to the Yokohama and Tokyo areas and a convenient location for sightseeing. This article introduces "Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise," "Kawasaki City Taro Okamoto Museum of Art," and "Kawasaki Daishi," sightseeing spots that can be reached from Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki in about 20 minutes to an hour! It will be a wonderful trip where you can meet cute sea creatures, brush up your senses by experiencing art, and enjoy elegant walks and tasting Japanese sweets.

Sightseeing with “Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki” as a base! Good access to Yokohama and Tokyo!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

”Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki” is located adjacent to JR Kawasaki Station. The hotel is conveniently located for sightseeing with easy access to the Yokohama and Tokyo areas.

\It takes less than 20 minutes from Yokohama, Shinagawa and Tokyo by JR Tokaido Line! /

  • Yokohama Station: 1 station (approx. 7 min.)
  • Shinagawa Station: 1 station (approx. 8 min.)
  • Tokyo Station: 3 stations (approx. 18 min.)
  • Haneda Airport: 20 minutes by Keikyu Main Line

Also, shopping facilities such as “Atre Kawasaki” and “Lazona Kawasaki Plaza” are conveniently located around this hotel. This article introduces “Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise,” “Kawasaki City Taro Okamoto Museum of Art,” and “Kawasaki Daishi” that are easily accessible from Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki!

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Dolphins are cute! Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise” is located about an hour from the hotel.

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

\Access from Hotel/

  • Keikyu Kawasaki Station→Kanazawa-Hakkei Station (Keikyu Main Line)
  • Kanazawa-Hakkei Station→Hakkeijima Station (Seaside Line)
  • Hakkeijima Station→Yokohama-Hakkeijima Sea Paradise (approx. 8 min. walk)

”Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise” can be reached from Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki in about an hour, including train and walking. The “sea, islands, and creatures” theme park is a great place to make memories with dates, family members, and friends. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is a complex of Aqua Resorts (aquarium), Pleasure Land (attractions), shopping stores, and restaurants. There are four areas within Aqua Resorts, and there are many things to enjoy watching.

\Meet many sea creatures in this 4 areas!/

  • Aqua Museum
  • Dolphin Fantasy
  • Sea Farm
  • Fureai Lagoon

The Aqua Museum is an aquarium based on the concept of “the connection between the sea and the forest!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

The Aqua Museum, with its theme of “the connection between the sea and the forest,” is filled with a variety of charming creatures!

The Hajimari no Umi (Beginning of the Sea) is located just next to the entrance. There is a reproduction of the coral reef sea, and the yellow-bellied toad, the character of Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, welcomes you. You will be thrilled to see many other creatures such as the popular Chinese eels, beluga whales, water jellyfish, and green sea turtles!

Check out the Aqua Museum!

You can see animals swimming comfortably in “Animals that evolved in the sea” at the Aqua Museum!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

“Animals that evolved in the sea” area of the Aqua Museum is where you can see Magellanic penguins swimming around. The adorable movements of the penguins will make you lose track of time!

Don’t miss the sight of grey seals swimming comfortably. You can spend a relaxing time while watching them swim in splendor.

Check out“Animals evolved in the sea”

Check out the dolphins at Dolphin Fantasy! The arched tank is beautiful!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

The dolphins are the most popular attraction at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise!

The “Dolphin Fantasy” arch tank is a spot where you can feel as if you are taking a walk on the ocean floor. The tank has no roof over the top, so it shows various faces depending on the weather. Watching the dolphins and schools of fish is an exciting experience!

There are original stuffed toys in the souvenir corner, so be sure to take home a cute dolphin.

Make accessories with pearls! Hands-on corner is also recommended!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

The Aqua Museum’s “Familiar Marine Life Laboratory” on the first floor features a corner where visitors can try their hand at extracting pearls. Here, visitors can extract real pearls from Akoya shells and process them into original accessories or key rings. Anyone can enjoy the experience, whether it is matching with friends or with children!

Check the opinion of the pearls taken out!

Book an accommodation plan to enjoy Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise!

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<Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Plan > with AquaResorts Pass/One-Day Pass exchange tickets

\benefits are available in two types of tickets! /

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise One-Day Pass Voucher (Adult Only)

・Ticket for 4 aquariums (Aqua Museum, Dolphin Fantasy, Fureai Lagoon, and Sea Farm) and a free pass for attractions.

Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise AquaResorts Pass Voucher (Adult Only)

・Ticket for 4 aquariums (Aqua Museum, Dolphin Fantasy, Fureai Lagoon, and Sea Farm) *Free pass for attractions is not included.

※Free pass for attractions is not included.

“Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki” is now offering a plan that includes lodging and various tickets to “Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise”. Take advantage of the special plans and enjoy a fun time with sea creatures!

※Each plan is available with or without breakfast.”

Spend a moment to sharpen your mind at “Kawasaki City Taro Okamoto Museum of Art” overflowing with greenery.

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

\Access from the hotel/

  • Kawasaki Station→Musashimizonokuchi Station (JR Nambu Line)
  • Musashimizonokuchi Station South Exit→ Ikuta Ryokuchi Iriguchi (Bus: [Mizo 19] bound for Mukogaoka Yuen Station South Exit)

“Kawasaki City Taro Okamoto Museum of Art” is about an hour away from Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki by train and bus. This museum is located in the Ikuta Ryokuchi area, where visitors can see plum blossoms, cherry blossoms, and azaleas in spring, irises and hydrangeas in early summer, and autumn leaves in fall.

Photography is allowed in the permanent exhibition rooms. The Red Room, located just next to the entrance, is a popular photo spot! You will be overwhelmed by the different spaces while feeling the spirit of Taro Okamoto, who said, “Art is for everyone.”

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Chairs and face panels are attractive! Fun for children and art beginners.

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

“Chair Corner” features unique works such as “A Chair That Refuses to Sit”.Visitors can check the comfort of various chairs, so art beginners and children will feel familiar with the artworks.

After exiting the exhibition room, visitors will find a corner with panels showing the faces of “Tower of the Sun” and “Young Dreams”. The humor of these works is sure to get children and adults alike excited! Please enjoy the “hands-on exhibit space.”

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Also check out the museum store and “Parfait of the Sun”!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

The museum store sells items featuring the works of Taro Okamoto and related books.

There is also a well-stocked gacha corner near the store! Many items are reasonably priced, so be sure to check out the store as well.

The cafeteria “TARO” attached to the museum has an original menu “Parfait of the Sun” for 880 yen (tax included). This sweet featuring the artwork is a must-try. The unique cream puff on top of the ice cream is also exciting.

This café can be used without a visitor ticket, so feel free to visit for café purposes as well!

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Stroll around the power spot “Kawasaki Daishi”! Local sweets are also an attraction!

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\Access from the hotel/

Keikyu Kawasaki Station→Kawasaki Daishi Station (Keikyu Daishi Line)

“Kawasaki Daishi” can be reached from Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki in about 20 minutes by train and on foot. Passing through the Daisamon Gate, the entrance to Kawasaki Daishi, the “Daihondo” (main temple) can be seen in front of you. You can participate in the gomagi prayer service, in which gomagi wood is burned to burn away afflictions and pray for the fulfillment of various wishes, by making an application on the day of the service. This is recommended for praying for good fortune, including the prevention of bad luck, family safety, and prosperous business.siness.

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It is perfect for a leisurely walk! Don’t miss the “Shozuka Bepin Mamoru”!

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

As you tour the grounds of Kawasaki Daishi, there are many places to worship here and there. Crossing the Yasuragi Bridge, you will see the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, which will catch your attention. Looking into the pond, you can see beautiful carp, which will make you feel peaceful.

“Shozuka Bepin Mamoru” (500 yen, tax included), a charm popular among women, is also offered at Shozuka no Basan (old woman in Shozuka). Inside the bag there is a small puff, which contains a wish for “beauty and health in body and mind!”

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A treasure trove of local sweets! A delicious stroll along Nakamise-dori

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Provided by:Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki

Nakamise Street, located just outside the temple grounds from the Daisenmon Gate, is the place to enjoy the taste of local sweets. The rhythmic sound of cutting candy canes, “ton toko, ton toko ……,” will lighten your step.

One of the specialties of Kawasaki Daishi is “kyuju mochi” (rice cake), 500 yen (tax included)! The plump texture and the gentle sweetness of kinako (soybean flour) combine to create an addictive taste. It is also nice to be able to enjoy freshly made soft Kusyu mochi.

There are also many restaurants and sundry stores along the Omotesando Street connecting Kawasaki Daishi Station on the Keikyu Daishi Line. Have a wonderful time surrounded by Japanese sweets and quaint sundries!

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From Aquarium to Power Spots! Stay at Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki and enjoy sightseeing!

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Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki is the perfect hotel for sightseeing! We recommend visiting Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise where you can meet cute sea creatures, the Taro Okamoto Museum of Art where you can sharpen your mind surrounded by art, and Kawasaki Daishi where you can take a relaxing walk.

Staying in a sophisticated guest room and eating a stylish breakfast buffet in the open kitchen will surely start a wonderful day. Whether you are on a date, a girls’ trip, or a family vacation, Hotel Metropolitan Kawasaki is sure to make your trip a wonderful experience!

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※The information listed is current as of April 2024. Please be sure to check in advance for plan details, prices, and other information as they are subject to change.

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