What you can do at International Lounge
You can obtain daily-life information
You can consult in multi-languages
You can attend Japanese classes they offer
You (both Japanese and foreign residents) can request an interpreter.
(some conditions apply)
You can have chances to international exchage with Japanese.
There are 11 International Lounges within Yokohama, and each lounge is a facility set by its ward in reasons for supporting foreign residents, for international exchanges, and for multi-cultural living.
They offer multi-lingual consultation and programs such as Japanese classes foreign residents can attend. They also provide opportunities for both Japanese and foreign residents to communicate and exchange with each other through various events.
You can participate in as a volunteer
Why don’t you go visit an international lounge near by?
Aoba International Lounge
1 min. walk from Tana Station on Tokyu Denen Toshi Line
Izumi Multicultural Community Corner
5 min. walk from Izumi-Chuo Station on Sotetsu Izumino Line
Konan International Lounge
3 min. walk from Kamiooka Station on Keikyu Line or Municipal Subway, Blue Line
Kohoku International Lounge
8 min. walk from Kikuna Station on JR or Tokyu Toyoko Line
Kanazawa International Lounge
12 min. walk from Kanazawa-Hakkei or Kanazawa-Bunko Station
on Keikyu Line
Tsuzuki Multicultural& Youth Plaza
(Tsuzuki MY Plaza)
3 min. walk from Center Kita Station on Municipal Subway,
Blue Line /Green Line
Tsurumi International Lounge
２min. walk from JR Tsurumi Station or Keikyu Tsurumim Station
on Keikyu Line
Naka International Lounge
3 min. walk from Nihon-Odori Station on Minatomirai Line
Minami Citizen’s Center/Multicultural Lounge
5 min. walk from Bandobashi Station on Municipal Subway, Blue Line
Hodogaya International Lounge
2 min. walk from Tenno-Cho Station on Sotetsu Line
Yokohama Association for International Communications and Exchanges (YOKE)
Yokohama International Organization Center 5F, Pacifico Yokohama,
1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012
Tel: 045-222-1171 (representative)