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Dec 20th
Castle Expo 2020
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Castle Expo 2020

Celebrating the castles of Japan

Lynda Hogan   - 1 min read
Venue : Pacifico Yokohama When : Dec 18th - Dec 20th 2020, 5:00pm - 5:00pm
While this event is confirmed, coronavirus (COVID-19) measures may result in sudden cancellation, postponement or changes to the event format (eg online only). While we do our best to keep our listings updated, please check the official event website for the latest info.

A must visit for any castle lovers, this three-day event involves not only exhibits of castles, but several other attractions such as booths, workshops, seminars, live stage performances and a projection mapping collaboration with Naked Inc.

The Castle Expo 2020 will be held in Pacifico North in Minato Mirai from Friday, December 18th to Sunday December 20th. On the first day, the expo will only be open in the evening from 5 pm to 9 pm. On Saturday and Sunday, it opens from 9 am, closing at 6 pm on Saturday and 5 pm on Sunday. Minato Mirai has dozens of attractions for a full day of fun in Yokohama's entertainment hub. Tickets for adults cost ¥1,700 in advance and ¥2,000 at the door. For school aged children, tickets cost ¥700 in advance and ¥1,000 on the day.

Getting there

By car: 1.5 kilometers from the Minato Mirai Interchange. There is parking for 1154 cars. It costs 270 yen for 30 minutes.

By public transport: Pacifico is about a ten minute walk from the Minato Mirai line Minato Mirai Station.

Lynda Hogan

Lynda Hogan @lynda.hogan

Lynda has been in Japan for 20 years and blogging about Saitama on her personal blog for 14 of them.  Despite its central location, just North of Tokyo, Saitama is still quite unknown to the international tourist, but frequented by domestic travelers. It is a great place to experien...