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Nippon Maru - Yokohama, Japan
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust
N 35° 27.223 E 139° 37.938
54S E 375884 N 3924220
Quick Description: A sail training ship from 1930.
Location: Kanagawa, Japan
Date Posted: 9/16/2014 2:46:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMMG6P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
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Long Description:
The Nippon Maru was in service as a sail training ship for over 50 years. During this time, it travelled about 1,830,000 km and around 11,500 people were trained on it.

Today, it is permanently docked in the port of Yokohama in front of the Yokohama port museum.

[Source: Tokio Guidebook (visit link) ]
Type of vessel: Sailing ship by the Kawasaki Dockyard Company from 1930

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: 400 Yen for adults / 200 Yen for children or with ticket for the Yokohama port museum

Date: 1/27/1930

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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