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Orbi Yokohama

[Science] [Theme Park]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ (6.0/10.0)

Features
○ Enjoyable
○ Beautiful
△ Relaxing
◎ Unique
△ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to experience the world of -20 degree
2: to see the images of great nature

Science Theme Park that shows images of great nature

If you visit Orbi Yokohama, you can experience the world of "-20 degree" at corner at "-89.2 corner."

It is overwhelming to experience the world of "-20 degree," feeling the wind with 20 meter per second at the room with 0 degree after adjusting at the room with 10 degrees.

It is an experience-oriented science theme park with the collaboration of BBC Earth and Sega at the 5th floor of MARK IS Minatomirai. There are various kinds of attractions such as Exhibition Zone and Theatre 23.4.

At exhibition zone, it is great to know the wonder and rigor of nature through various kinds of images. At the corner of "40,000," it was wonderful to see two sets of images about great nature including Grand Canyon.  Also, at the corner of "2.14," it was interesting to see the image of courtship behavior by animals including red-capped manakins.

At the theatre 23.4, it is impressive to enjoy the nature with five senses by the comprehensive production with image, sound, shake, wind, fog and smell. The image of nature shown on the screen with eight-meter high and 40-meter long. It was impressive to see the amazing ability to realize the water of the river where salmons were born in "Voyagers: Superheroes on a Never-Ending Quest".

It opened in 2013. It is a middle-sized private science theme park at commercial area in Minatomirai, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Its nearest station is Minatomirai station.

Event Information

"White☆Winter in Orbi Yokohama"
from November 23, 2017 (Thursday, National Holiday) to January 31, 2018 (Wednesday)

Finished Event Information

"Cherry Blossom Illumination @Orbi Yokohama"
from March 4, 2016 (Friday) to April 30, 2016 (Saturday)

"Kimoi Exhibition"
from July 16, 2016 (Saturday) to August 31, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Film "Finding Dory" Release Anniversary Event: NAZOTOKI RALLY"
from July 16, 2016 (Saturday) to September 30, 2016 (Friday)

"Film "Finding Dory" Release Anniversary Event: EARTH CANVAS"
from July 16, 2016 (Saturday) to September 30, 2016 (Friday)

"Animal Halloween in Orbi Yokohama 2016"
from September 17, 2016 (Saturday) to October 31, 2016 (Monday)

"Winter Stamp Rally in Orbi Yokohama 2016-2017"
from November 23, 2016 (Wednesday, National Holiday) to January 31, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Spring Stamp Rally in Orbi Yokohama"
from March 13, 2017 (Monday) to May 7, 2017 (Sunday)

"Everyone's World Insect Exhibition 2017"
from July 21, 2017 (Friday) to September 18, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Animal Halloween 2017"
from September 23, 2017 (Saturday, National Holiday) to October 31, 2017 (Tuesday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 2.5 hours in a regular pace, about 2 hours in a hurried pace, and about 3 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens from 09:00 to 21:00 (Last Entry: 20:00). However, in case of Friday, Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, the day before holiday, it opens from 09:00 to 22:00 (Last Entry: 21:00).

Closed Day
It opens every day. However, it is temporarily closed.

Admissions Fee
It is 2,600-yen for high school students and over, 1,300-yen for elementary school and junior high school students, 500-yen for infants aged 4 years old and over, and 2,000-yen for those aged 60 and over. Night ticket is sold after 17:00 for some seasons.

Access
It takes about 1 minute from Minatomirai Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Minatomirai Station (Yokohama Minatomirai: Minatomirai Line)
◎ Sakuragicho Station (JR East: Keihin-Tohoku Line, Negishi Line)
◎ Sakuragicho Station (Yokohama Municipal Subway: Blue Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
◎ With Children

Name in English
Orbi Yokohama

Name in Roman Letters
Obi Yokohama

Name in Japanese
オービィ横浜
おーびぃよこはま

Address
Mark Is Minato-Mirai 5F, 3-5-1, Minato-Mirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0000, Japan

Telephone Number
045-319-6543

URL
http://orbiearth.jp/

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