A stamp collection rally is held on the route of the “Yokosuka Route Museum”
A stamp collection rally is held on the route of the “Yokosuka Route Museum”.
This stamp collection rally will be conducted as a contactless digital stamp rally using the “JOYPIT” technology.
*JOYPIT is a 10cm square plate with a built-in IC chip that can display information instantly by simply holding a smartphone over it.
About the event
Route introduction (2 routes)
1. All year-round route
Yokosuka Arsenal: The center of Japan was here! (For details, please refer to the external link)
Steam hammer – Hemi Gate Guardhouses – Cruise of Yokosuka Naval Port – Dobuita street – Buildings of Uwamachi – Yokosuka City Museum – Chuo Peace Park (Yonegahama Gun Battery Site)
There are four stamp collection spots.
●Hemi Gate Guardhouses
(Stamps are available at the pamphlet corner in the Thibaudier residence)
●Cruise of Yokosuka Naval Port
●Yokosuka City Museum
(In front of the office on the 2nd floor)
2. Special seasonal route (Friday 5 November 2021 – Monday 28 February 2022)
Photogenic Course “Unchanged Scenery since the Edo Period (1603-1868)” (For details, please refer to the external link)
Nagai Seaside Park Soleil Hill – Unkei (Jorakuji Temple) – Sea Kayaking Experience – Akiya Beach and Tateishi Park
There are three stamp collection spots
●Nagai Seaside Park Soleil Hill
(The stamp is on the information board near the main entrance)
●Unkei (Jorakuji Temple)
(The stamp is on the information board next to the statue near the entrance to the car park)
●Akitani Beach and Tateishi Park
(The stamp is on the Tateishi information board in the park near the entrance to the car park)
How to participate
1. Hold your phone over the JOYPIT plate at the stamp collection spot, or alternatively scan the QR code. If you are an iPhone user, please use the standard camera to scan the code.
Press the “Collect Stamps” button and the “How to Collect Stamps” screen will appear.
*Please note that if the plate is not at a stamp collection spot, the JOYPIT menu screen will appear, and you will need to select “Stamp Rally” to see the event summary.
2. Check how to participate and collect stamps.
Once you have read the instructions on how to collect stamps, you can sign in and collect stamps in your stamp book.
When you see a colored stamp with the name of the spot on it, you’re all set.
There are four stamps to collect for the all year-round route and three for the special seasonal route.