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.
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 has been in Japan for 20 years and blogging about Saitama on her personal blog insaitama.com 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...