One of the last surviving golden age ocean ship is the Hikawa Maru. Today, the Hikawa Maru is now a museum open to the public. It is located in front of Yamashita park in Minato Mirai.
The ship was launched on September 30, 1929. The ship's routes was Yokohama-Vancouver-Seattle. It also had a chance to served the Imperial Family and even Charlie Chaplin.
During the World War II, the ship served as a hospital ship. While the two other sister ships were used to supply submarines, but the two sunk in the water.
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Hikawa Maru Ship
In Motomachi-Chukagai Station, take the Minatomirai Line. The Hikawa Maru is permanently anchored in front of Yamashita park in Minato Mirai.
Adult: 300 yen
Senior: 200 yen
High school student / Junior High school student / Elementary school student : 100yen
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