Public Art in Yokohama

Yokohama meaning "Side Shore" lies on Tokyo Bay and is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and the second largest city in Japan. Yokohama was once a small sleepy fishing village but in 1853 when Commodore Matthew Perry arrived with a fleet of American warships and demanded that Japan open several ports for commerce the Tokugawa shogunate agreed by signing the Treaty of Peace and Amity. The Port of Yokohama was opened in 1859 and has since boomed into a major commercial hub.

Public Art In Yokohama

Girl Statue, Yokohama, public art, Tadayoshi Sato, Japan Box People sculpture, Japan, Hakojin, public art, Yokohama Yokohama, public art, red shoes

              Girl Statue             Box People sculpture  Copy of Little Girl With Red Shoes

Monument to Ice Cream, Yokohama, public art Girl With Red Shoes, public art, Yokohama Guardian of Water sculpture, Yokohama, public art

Monument to Ice Cream      Little Girl With Red Shoes   Guardian of Water sculpture

Japan's first gaslight monument, Yokohama, public art This Today sculpture, Yokohama, Japan, public art Yokohama, public art

Japan's First Gaslight Memorial         This Today Sculpture                 Fantaisie statue

Memorial to Oxen and Horses, Yokohama, Japan, public art Friendship of American and Japanese girlscouts memorial, Yokohama, public art

  Cattle Drinking Trough Memorial                        Girl Scouts Memorial

Richard Henry Brunton Memorial, Yokohama, public art Renjo Shimooka Memorial, public art, Yokohama Lighthouse sculpture, Yokohama, public art

  Richard.H. Brunton Memorial          Renjo Shimooka Memorial              Lighthouse sculpture

Indian Memorial Fountain, public art, Yokohama, Japan Seagull Harp sculpture, Yokohama, public art public art, sculpture, Yokohama, Japan

Indian Memorial Fountain    Seagull Harp sculpture

Silk and Woman statue, Yokohama, Japan, public art Doll Statue, Yokohama, Japan, public art 

Silk and Woman statue             Doll Statue

 Zangiri Memorial, Yokohama, Japan, public art 

                Zangiri Memorial                            Trunk Toward the Unknown

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