What to Buy in Yokohama 2019

8 Must-Buy Souvenirs in Yokohama

The neighbour city of Tokyo, Yokohama is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and in fact the second biggest city in Japan. This attractive city is not only a fun place to visit but also great place to shop, especially souvenirs. The city offers a variety of delicious local goodies, which you surely wanna take home! So here are 8 must-buy souvenirs you can find in Yokohama area, picked by me as a local in this city!


1. Yokohama Minato Mirai Petit Tart

 

 

 

Colourful bite-sized tarts in assorted flavors (chocolate, jam, etc).

Price: ¥600+TAX (7 pc)

Shop:YOKOHAMA MEMORIES at LANDMARK PLAZA 5F

Hours: 10:00~20:00

2. Sweet Kintoki

 

 

Sweet potato cake made by Naruto Kintoki potato which grows only in particular areas in Tokushima Prefecture.

Price: ¥1,250+TAX (5pc)/ ¥2,500+TAX(10pc)

Store:Patisserie Yukinoshita (雪乃下) at LANDMARK PLAZA 1F

Hours: 10:00~20:00

3. Assorted mini Mooncakes

 

 

Mooncakes (Geppei/月餅) is a traditional Chinese bakery product, but very popular in Yokohama as Japan’s largest Chinatown is located in this city. The cake has soft and thin dough, stuffed with sweet paste, and has a flat cylindrical shape. Paste flavours are available in red beans, chestnuts, and Chinese dates.

Price: ¥2,600+TAX(12 pc)

Store:Kaseiro (華正樓) at LANDMARK PLAZA 1F

Hours: 10:00~20:00

4.Yokohama Lager

 

 

 

 

An original beer range by Yokohama Brewery, which was fruity (muscat and passion fruit) flavour with a bitter citrus taste.

Price: ¥700+TAX

Store: World Beer Museum (世界のビール博物館) at LANDMARK PLAZA B2F

Hours: 10:00~20:00

5. Sakuragaoka no Ochaseki Dacquoise

 

 

 

Authentic dacquoise cake in Matcha flavour filled with red bean cream. And this is a limited flaovour available only in Yokohama.

Price: ¥170+TAX (1pc)

Store:Franceyama (ふらんすやま) at MARK IS minatomirai B1F

Hours :10:00–20:00(Monday to Thursday)/10:00–21:00(Friday to Sunday and Holidays)

6. Ariake Harbour Milk Mont Blanc

 

 

 

Delicious cake made with condensed milk and honey dough filled with mont blanc (chestnut) paste.

Price: ¥1,000+TAX(10個入り)

Store: Yokohama ARIAKE (横濱ありあけ) at MARK IS minatomirai B1F

Hours :10:00–20:00(Monday to Thursday)/10:00–21:00(Friday to Sunday and Holidays)

7. Yokohama Mille-feuille

 

 

A small cake with tea flavoured cream layered with thin crispy pastry as mille-feuille, and coated with milk chocolate.

Price: ¥ 500+TAX (4 pc), ¥1,000+TAX (8 pc)

Location:FRANCAIS (フランセ) at MARK IS minatomirai B1F

Hours :10:00–20:00(Monday to Thursday)/10:00–21:00(Friday to Sunday and Holidays)

8. Japanese Crackers at Hama Usagi

 

 

 

The traditional Japanese confectionery offers a variety of authentic snacks and sweets. Their rice/flour/pea crackers are served in beautifully printed packages.

Price: ¥330+TAX (16 kinds)

Store:Hamausagi (濱うさぎ) at MARK IS minatomirai B1F

Hours :10:00–20:00(Monday to Thursday)/10:00–21:00(Friday to Sunday and Holidays)