Yokosuka is located about 1 1/2 hours by train south of Tokyo and is the main artery for the Japanese and U.S Navy ships stationed in the area. With the large number of U.S Navy and Marine personel in the area many of the locals speak and understand English and are generally very helpful to those in need.
There are several large shopping centers located near the base and the train stations are easily accesible from different points in the city.
Along the coast there is a Japanese Military Museum where you can learn about the Japanese Navy and their role throughout history.
The "Honch" as its so well known to the U.S Military is a street just outside the main gate of the Naval Base which has countless bars and places to eat. All of which have a "Special" house drink or two. I recommend "Popeyes" and make sure you ask for a Green Eye or Suffering Bastard.
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