Yokohama has both mountains and the ocean. Prices are cheaper here but Tokyo has more attractions. Yokohama has a wider feeling and has more green, while Tokyo seems narrower.
How expensive is Yokohama?
Summary about cost of living in Yokohama, Japan: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 3,903$ (429,960¥) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 1,101$ (121,229¥) without rent.
What is the difference between Tokyo and Yokohama?
The expression “city of Tokyo” usually refers to the 23 wards (ku) that constitute the city proper. Yokohama, about 20 miles southwest of Tokyo, is the second largest city in Japan. The industrial city of Kawasaki lies between Tokyo and Yokohama. Both Yokohama and Kawasaki are in Kanagawa prefecture.
Is it cheaper to live in Yokohama?
If you include 100,000 yen for rent in our neighborhood the total monthly cost for 2018 to live in Yokohama was 312,493 yen. I used an average one year exchange rate of 108 and the monthly rate in dollars was $2,893 or less than $34,721 per year. This is $2,000 less per month than my 2014 report.
How much is Yokohama rent?
The overall average rent for the city of Yokohama is ¥79,228 ($763), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors.
How Safe Is Yokohama?
Crime rates in Yokohama, JapanLevel of crime8.39Very LowProblem people using or dealing drugs10.87Very LowProblem property crimes such as vandalism and theft8.38Very LowProblem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery9.84Very LowProblem corruption and bribery20.65Low8 more rows
Why would people want to live in Yokohama?
The people are content and have pride in the city. Many new things from abroad came through Yokohama first, like beer and beef. Yokohama is cheaper and the transportation system is easier. The ocean is close and since I have kids, the zoos are nice.
How do I get from Tokyo to Yokohama?
Tokyo to YokohamaFrom Tokyo Station, take the JR Tokaido line, Yokosuka line or Keihin-Tohoku line (also available from Ueno Station). Alternatively, from Tokyo Station you can take the Tokaido Shinkansen to Shin-Yokohama Station, and the Yokohama Subway blue line to Yokohama Station (downtown).More items •30 Apr 2021
What is there to do in Yokohama at night?
The natural light shows make for spectacular night views.Akarenga Park. This park is located beside the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse complex by the sea. Bankokubashi. Kishamichi Promenade. Rinko Park. Enjoy the free Night View of MinatoMirai. Motion Blue Yokohama. Sky Cafe. Seamens Club.More items
What is the crime rate in Tokyo?
Crime rates in Tokyo, JapanLevel of crime20.34LowCrime increasing in the past 3 years44.56ModerateWorries home broken and things stolen20.18LowWorries being mugged or robbed20.43LowWorries car stolen17.63Very Low8 more rows
Is Yokohama a nice city?
Kanagawa Prefectures Yokohama City topped the recent Most Desirable Cities to Live in - 2018 Kanto Edition list released by Suumo, the largest real estate and housing website in Japan. In fact, Yokohama is highly favored by residents in the cities and prefectures around it, such as Tokyo and Saitama as well!