the Hans Gruen Postcard Collection

Yokohama6 - Chinatown, in the Yamashita district, is located in the south of old Yokohama. It exists on land that was reclaimed in the 1860s. The first Chinese rented land there in 1863 and a distinct Chinatown had developed there by the late 1870s. It now is well known for its many restaurants, started mostly after World War II.

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