The Keihin Tohoku line runs parallel to the Yamonote Line around central Tokyo but continues on to Yokohama and beyond in the south and Saitama City in the North. The line doesn’t offer the fastest service to get to Yokohama but does give you a few good sight seeing options along the way.
From the central Tokyo area of Ueno you can visit Ueno Park or the Ameyoko Markets which are all close to the station. Okachimachi is the next station south which is at the bottom of the markets. Akihabara the huge electrical town which is jammed packed with cameras, computers and every conceivable electronic device is next. Kanda follows then Tokyo Station which is home to the Shinkansen and close to the Imperial Palace.
Yurakocha follows and is walking distance to the glitzy Ginza shopping precinct. For those wishing to visit the Tsukiji Fish Market or Shiodome Shiosite stop off at Shimbashi.
Hamamatsucho is home to the Tokyo Tower, Zujoki Temple and the monorail link to Haneda Airport.
Tamachi follows then Shinagawa which is only a few minutes walk to the beautiful Senqakuji Temple. There are then 7 more stations until you reach Yokohama which is Japan’s second most populated city after Tokyo.
For those wishing to visit the Minato Mira 21 and Landmark Tower stay on the train another stop and get of at Sakuragicho. Kanni is the next station home to the baseball stadium. Another stop will get you to the huge an