FAQ 1 – Liberty Cove House

Frequently-asked question

Q1.  Where is the closest ATM machine?

Answer - For withdrawing cash, the closest ATM machine is at 7 Eleven.It is about 7 mins walk from our facility. Our concierge tell you the direction. For just payment, Newdays which is located at Yokosuka station is the closest.

Q2. How long does it take to Narita International Airport?

Answer - There is a direct line from Yokosuka station. It takes about 3 hours – no transfer. If you purchase the Green cars ticket , it is more comfortable to take a trip to Narita Airport. It feature more comfortable seats and a drink and snack service.

Q3. How long does it take to Haneda International Airport.

Answer - From Shioiri station to Haneda International Airpot, it takes an hour and 15 mins. You have to transfer at Kanazawa Hakkei. From Yokosuka-Chuo station, it takes less than an hour and also you have to transfer at Keikyu-Kamata.

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Kamakura Hase Temple lantern light Event

A unique lantern light event is held at Hase temple in Kamakura. Whole area is lighted up as artistic. Also lanterns are hand out to visitors. You are also part of this artistic light up. You can enjoy a stroll as the ‘light’. For more information, please ask Liberty Cove House concierges.

Date: August 21st Monday to August 27th Sunday

Time: From 18:30 until 8:30 pm (Last entry 8:00 pm)

Place: Hase-dera (Hase temple in Kamakura), Kamakura Daibutuden Kotokuin, Kousoku-ji, Gokuraku-ji (temples in Kamakura Area)

Admission fee : Depending on the location Free and up to 300 yen

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Yokosuka Uraga Port Festival

The traditional Uraga port festival is held on August 19th Saturday. You can enjoy traditional dancing, lanterns and all other events for whole day. At the night they have fire works. The event starts at 10 am and finish at 8 pm.

Fire works 19:30 to 20:00

For more information, please ask Liberty Cove House concierges.

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Shoro nagashi – The Spirit Boat Procession

The Spirit Boat Procession (Shōrō nagashi?) is an event celebrated in various places in Japan. It is part of the Bon festival. During the event, the souls of the deceased are mourned and sent off. The procession takes place on August 15 of every year. During the procession, people float boats which are said to be carrying the spirits of the deceased down the river. The spirits are said to be sent to heaven.It is done as an act of mourning by those who have lost a family member in the past year, though people who are not mourning participate as well. The boats are called shōrōbune. The boats are said to carry the souls of the deceased on them. The boats are mainly built by people who have lost a family member in the last year, though they are also built by others.

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Bon Odori – Bon Dance

Bon Odori, meaning simply Bon dance is a style of dancing performed during Obon. Originally a Nenbutsu folk dance to welcome the spirits of the dead, the style of celebration varies in many aspects from region to region. Each region has a local dance, as well as different music. It is very easy to follow and they usually make circle formation and dance.

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Obon – Japanese long holiday in August

Obon is an annual Buddhist event for commemorating one’s ancestors. It is believed that each year during obon, the ancestors’ spirits return to this world in order to visit their relatives.

Traditionally, lanterns are hung in front of houses to guide the ancestors’ spirits, obon dances (bon odori) are performed, graves are visited and food offerings are made at house altars and temples.

At the end of Obon, floating lanterns are put into rivers, lakes and seas in order to guide the spirits back into their world. The customs followed vary strongly from region to region.

The Obon week in mid August is one of Japan’s three major holiday seasons, accompanied by intensive domestic and international travel activities and increased accommodation rates.

Obon 2017 is from August 11th to 16th .

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Visual Tour – 5. Parking Spot – Liberty Cove House

We have a large capacity bicycle parking area inside our building. Only our tenant can access to this parking. Inside parking protect from rain and theft.

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Before you park your bike, please fill the application form for using this bicycle parking at our concierge desk. We provide our sticker and you put this sticker on your bike. We check and make sure all bikes in our parking have stickers on them regular basis. If we find bicycle without sticker, we will move bicycle away.

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You can access to our bicycle parking directly from out side.

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Also we installed vending machines at same floor.

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Visual Tour – 4. News Paper Stand – Liberty Cove House

News Paper stand is set up in our Lobby. Stars and Stripes.

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We have tourist site information. Famous tourist sites are located easy access from Liberty Cove House.

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You have to go, once you are here….

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Visual Tour – 3. Kitchen – Liberty Cove House

We have a wide variety of kitchen layout.

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If you have an experience living in Japan before, you could see big deference. Our apartment kitchen has bigger space and some of our apartment have dishwasher and oven as well.

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We provide English translated user guide for each apartment. If you have problem to use appliance, our concierge guide you anytime.

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Liberty House Yokosuka 1 bed room apartments available

Liberty House Yokosuka 1 bed room apartments are available now. This apartment is for long term tenants only. Minimum 1 year lease.

If you are interested in, please contact more details at reservations@liberty-cove-house.com

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