Mission Day Yokosuka Map
How to participate in Mission Day YokosukaOn the morning of Oct.31 (Sat), 24 missions will become online throughout Yokosuka. To aquire the Mission Day achivement medal, you must meet the following requirements.
1. Pre-register your agent name using the registration form, 2. Complete at least 4 MDY missions, 3. AFTER completing the missions, check-in your achievement at the Yokosuka Art Theater which is close to the Keikyu Shioiri station. The following is the 24 missions (by clicking on the mission number, you can jump to the corresponding map).
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|This mission will lead you from the Verny Park through the Dobuita-street towards Yokosuka Chuo station. The Mission is easy to access with no steep slopes.
Across from the Verny Park, you can see the US Yokosuka Navel Base which use to be the Yokosuka Ironwork where the French engineer Leonce Verny helped to build.
Dobuita street is famous for shops selling local fashion the "Sukajan" and many local restaurants. At night, you can enjoy the bars which will be crowded by US Navy personnels and foreign visitors.
|In Mikasa park, you can admire the Battleship "Mikasa" which is legendary from its role in the Japan-Russian war. The theme of the park is "water, light and sound" and you can enjoy water fountains with music along with many monuments all of which are Ingress portals.
Please beware that the park has opening hours.
|Sarushima is the largest and only natural island in the Tokyo-bay. During the Meiji-period, the whole island was fortified with many cannons. Now, these brick made facilities is a historical heritage.
To reach Sarushima, you must take a ferry form the Mikasa pier. Ferry may not operate under bad weather and strong winds. The are locations within the island where is only accessible by taking the stairs.
|This is a easy to access mission leading form the Mikasa park towards Umikaze (sea-breeze) park.
Umikaze park is the favorite site for BBQing for the Yokosuka citizens. Also you can visit the historical site of the Tokyo Sea Fortress no.3 which use to be a man-made island in the coast of Yokosuka but is now moved to this location.
The park has a mountain biking area, skateboarding area and basket-board court where you can enjoy 3on3 as well as a tennis practicing area.
|<MDY-05> Chuo Park|
|This mission leads you from the Umikaze part to the Chuo park which is on top of a hill.
Formerly a training ground for the Japan Imperial Army, the Chuo park is now known for its large monument erected in 1989 symbolizing Yokosuka city's commitment towards peace and abolition of nuclear weapons.
From the park, you can have a nice view of the Tokyo bay and the Boso peninsula on the other side. Also the park has the "Museum of Nature and Humanities" where you can learn about the history of the Miura-peninsula.
|This mission guides you through the center of Yokosuka where many restaurants are present.
It is hard to believe, but the area was once under the sea until Katsushichi Takahashi has planned a reclamation work and created what is now known as the Wakamatsu-cho. The name Wakamatsu comes from the trade name of the Takahashi family who came from the northern part of Japan, the Aizu-Wakamatsu city, thus beginning a long historical friendship between the two cities.
|This mission leads you on a short trip along the ancient "Uragamichi" which use to connect the Tokaido (the name still used for the Shinkansen-super express) and Miura peninsula. Historically there were two roads, one in the eastern side of Miura peninsula and another in the western side. The eastern side was called the "Uraga-michi" while the western counterpart was called the "Uraga-do". Along this mission, you can see many historical temples and shrines.|
<MDY-08>10000m promenade of Sea and Greenery
|This is a level-routed mission from Umikaze park to Umikaze Promenade.
Umikaze Promenade is an outdoor art gallery with the theme or representing the ocean. It is painted on top of the shore protection block wall.
This mission provides a great scenery along the coast from which you can observe the Minato Mirai, Bay Bridge and Boso peninsula.
|<MDY-09>Umikaze Art Street|
|This slightly upslope mission leads you from Umikaze Art street to Hashirimizu river source.
the Hashirimizu river sourse is the first tap water facility in Yokosuka, and is famous for its pure water.
If you wish, you can taste the it from the water faucet inside the parking lot.
The location is also famous for its cherry blossoms, and is open to the public during cherry blossoms season.
|<MDY-10>Yokosuka Art Museum|
|This mission leads from Hashirimizu-port to Yokosuka Art Museum.
There is a steep downhill at the beginning of the mission.
Yokosuka Art Museum, which opened in 2007 to celebrate the centenary of the incorporation of Yokosuka as a city, is known for its fascinating view of Kannnon-zaki.
The museum itself has a distinct appearance fully covered in glass to prevent erosion from seawater.
The great view of the Tokyo bay and surrounded by greenery, is one of the best places in Yokosuka.
|This mission goes around Kannnonzaki Lighthouse, which is Japan's first western type lighthouse. Enjoy the route of coastline to the lighthouse, and to the Northern gate 1st battery. Charged parking lots are available. The route from coastline to Lighthouse has a long stair.|
|<MDY-12>Monument of the Fallen sailors|
|During WW2, not only soldiers, but also sailors from commercial ships lost their lives in the battle. The Monument of Fallen Sailors is a memorial or their sacrifice. This mission leads from the Momument of the Fallen sailors to Kannonnzaki Park, which is full of nature. Depending on the season, you can enjoy varioius flowers blooming. Depending on the seasons, parking lot is charged. Please be aware of slippy roads during this mission.|
|Uraga has a large bay which separates the east from the west, and on each side there is a Kano Shrine facing each other. This mission leads you from Uraga Station to Higashi-Kano shrine which is on the east side of the bay. It is said that Higashi-Kano shrine brings successful marriage and relationships. Be aware of narrow roads from Hosii donnya to Higasi Kano shrine. And please be advised that the Uraga Watashi vessle which usually connects the east and west bay is out of service during the Mission Day.|
|This is a level-routed mission which leads from Nishi-Kano shrine which is on the west bay to Uraga station.
Kano shrine is known as the shrine which makes wishes come true.
Along the mission, you can see the historical site of the Uraga shipyard and its brick made dry dock which is rare in the world.
|This is level-routed mission which leads from nishi-kanou shrine to Uraga-Bugyosyo.
Byugyosyo is a magistrate's office during the Edo period. This particular Bugyosyo was in charge of inspecting ship loads, and has also corresponded when Commander Perry arrived to Japan.
“Tora odori(means tiger dance in Japanese)” dedication in Tametomo shrine was introduced to Uraga when the Bugyousyo moved from Shimoda. And it became an important intangible cultural heritage of the Kanagawa Prefecture.
|<MDY-16>Kurihama Flower-Park: Adventure Land|
|This mission leads you from Keikyu-Kurihama station to Adventure Land of Kurihama Flower Park by long upslope.
You can enjoy flowers from season to season, especially poppy in spring and cosmos in winter is marvelous.
In Adventure Land, there is a huge Godzilla slide (9 meter in height) which is a must-see.
Inside Kurihama flower Park, You can have a ride on Flower Train (paid attraction).
Open all year.
Open 24 hours a day.
|<MDY-17>Kurihama Flower Park: Herb garden|
|A downslope mission leading from the herb garden to the seaside parking no.2.
Within the herb garden, there is a foot spa free to all visitors, where you can bathe your foot in herbal water of the season.
During the walk, you can have a nice view of the ocean.
Herb Garden Opening Hours: 9:00〜17:30 (Apr-Oct), 9:00〜17:00(Nov.-Mar.)
Closed on Mondays (when Monday is a holiday the day after) and
|This mission is level-routed mission which goes from Keikyu-Kurihama Station to Perry Park.
The park holds a large monument built in 1901 commemorating the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry to Japan. His arrival marks the beginning of the end of the Edo period, and the start of a modern Japan. Perry Museum, which is located within the park, holds many historical artifacts and photographs.
|This mission is for hardy hiker and it walks from JR Kinugasa station to the top of Kinugasa Mountain. There are several branches in the route, but all of them will reach to the top of the mountain. Kinugasa Mountain is also called the "Kurakake (means Saddle) Mountain" from its shape. From the observation base at top, you can enjoy fantastic views of Yokosuka City and Sarushima Island.|
|<MDY-20>Kinugasa Mountain Park-part2|
|This mission starts from the top of Kinugasa Mountain and goes to the base of it. Throughout the route is downslope. Although the route is short, there are many portals in the area. The location is selected as one of the "Top 100 places for cherry blossoms", and have about 2000 cherry trees. Check for websites for the opening seasons for free parking (8:30 AM – 17:00PM)|
|<MDY-21>Ancient Kinugasa Castle|
|This mission is for agents who don't mind steep slopes as it leads you from the base of Kinugasa Mountain up to the Ancient Kinugasa Castle. There was an main castle of Miura Family, which had powers around Miura peninsula from Heian Era to Kamakura Era. It is also an important historical site that shows the opening of the Kamakura Era. Even though it is named a castle, during the Middle Ages the structure had no stone walls or moats. However, the surrounding Fukayama River and Oyato River created a natural barrier, adding to its defense.|
|The Mission go around temples and shrines and arrive at Yokosuka Stadium without steep slopes.
Kaminari Shrine is said to be established in 931 and one of the oldest shrines in Miura Peninsula. In the shrine, there are over 400 years old sacred ginkgo tree with yellow leaves.
At Yokosuka Stadium, official games of farm team of Yokohama Baystars are held.
|<MDY-23> Oppama Historical Tour|
|This mission visits historical places such as place of establishment of training area of apprentice pilots of Imperial Japanese Navy, and the remnant of artificial-island “Fort No.3”for Tokyo-bay defense.
There are some steep upslope to the observation platform. From there you can enjoy nice view of seas and Hakkei island.
|Yokosuka City is said to be No.1 in the number of tunnels in Japan.
This is a mission of two attractive tunnels and has some ups and downs of slopes.
During the time when the Imperial Japanese Navy rapidly developed the naval arsenal and Yokosuka Air Force around the coastline of Urago village, nearby farmers and fishermen started to work there, and many tunnels and roads had to made for their commute.
Tunnels in Oppama played an important role in the development of the areas as well as that of Imperial Japanese Navy.
*Using Keikyu Bus to Taura Station (田17) and getting off at Fukaura bus stop is suggested.