The Yokohama City Centre is the heart of the Naka Ward, located in the city of Yokohama in the Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the symbolic and commercial centre of the city and considered the old main business district, juxtaposed by the new district of Minato Mirai nearby. It is home to offices of the Kanagawa prefectural government as well as Yokohama City Hall.
Attractions encompassed by the Yokohama City Centre include the Japan Coast Guard Museum, which exhibits a historic North Korean spy vessel. Yamashita Park is renowned for its waterfront views, enclosed statues and the Yokohama Curry Museum, a popular attraction that presents the evolution of curry in cuisine. Additional noteworthy sights are the historic Ōsanbashi Pier and the impressive Yokohama Bay Bridge.
Public transportation is the most popular form of transit around the area, highlighted by the passenger railway lines including the Keihin-Tohoku Line, Negishi Line, Yokohama Line, Keikyū Main Line, Minatomirai Line and Blue Line. There are interconnecting expressways and national motorway routes as well as a Ferry transit alternative run by The Port Service.
The Yokohama City Centre began as a district of the Musashi Province until the treaty that allowed for foreign settlement in 1859. The area houses two prestigious universities, Ferris University and Kanto Gakuin University, respectively.