VIDEO| Let's explore Verny Park near Yokosuka Naval Base

Photo by Miyuki Takiguchi
Photo by Miyuki Takiguchi

VIDEO| Let's explore Verny Park near Yokosuka Naval Base

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

Verny Park, next door to Yokosuka Naval Base, is a popular place to see both U.S. and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships. The park is named after a French engineer who founded Japan’s first Western-style shipyard in 1871. The spacious park is home to various trees and flowers (roses are especially famous!), and at dusk, the area is illuminated with beautiful lights perfect for a romantic stroll along the bay.

 

 

 

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