Kobe Things to Do

  • Kobe Luminarie
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  • 1. Meriken Park & Harborland

    in this area, you can do a lot. there is the mosaic mall just on the other side from kobe tower, all the cafe and restaurants there have the sea view. i wrote a review about the aswome fisherman...

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  • 2. Chinatown (Nankin-Machi)

    Kobe is home to one of Japan's three most famous Chinatowns (Yokohama and Nagasaki being the other two), so when the Chinese New Year arrives (setsubun), the Chinatowns are great places to visit, and...

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  • 3. Kobe Luminarie

    The Kobe Luminarie is not just one of Japan's illuminations; it's the first and original illumination in Japan. Unlike other illuminations that are only meant to look pretty, the Kobe Luminarie has...

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  • 4. Mount Rokko

    A highland pasture spread on the peak of Mt. Rokko. Sheep, donkeys and ponies are free to graze, and visitors can come in close contact with the animals. Children can learn and try to take milk from...

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  • 5. Oji Zoo

    Oji Zoo houses a variety of unique animals. Depending on where you come from, a visit to Oji Zoo may be well worth it to see some animals you've never seen before. The highlight of the zoo are the...

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  • 6. Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Museum

    This museum is dedicated to showing visitors the effects of the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake that devastated Kobe city on January 1, 1995. The first two exhibits of the museum are videos. In the first...

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  • 7. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

    (last date visited - Aug. 22, 1999) Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - is the longest suspension bridge in the world. The distance between two main tower supporting cables (center span) is 1,991 meters....

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  • 8. Arima Onsen

    The oldest known hotspring area in Japan is arima onsen. Metallic substance in the hotspring that the bath area turns brown. Great experience. Some hotels have suites for couples that has the...

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  • 9. Kobe City Museum

    The Kobe City Museum is a local history museum. The museum houses the largest collection of Namban art (art from the initial days of contact with the West) in...

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  • 10. Weathercock House

    The Weathercock House is named for the rooster weather vane in the roof. The house is the former residence of G. Thomas and was built in 1909. It is the only...

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  • 11. Sorakuen Garden

    Sorakuen took about 30 years to finish with construction beginning in 1885 and not ending until the 1920s. It was owned by the mayor at the time and then made...

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  • 12. Ikuta Shrine

    Although Kobe is not particularly famous for its spritual sites, Ikuta Shrine is an exception. The shrine has a long history as it was mentioned in the...

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  • 13. Nofukuji Temple

    Nofukuji Temple is said to be where Tendai Buddhism and the belief in Shaka first arrived in Japan from China. Although the history is interesting, most...

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  • 14. Yamate Hachibankan

    The Yamate Hachibankan is one of Kobe's Ijinkan, a group of former foreign residences and consulates in the Kitano area. Yamate Hachibankan is a tudor-style...

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  • 15. Shin-Kobe Ropeway

    one of Kobe's best scenic views, runs up to the Nunobiki Herb Park.on top of the mountain there is a gift shop and a place to have a rest and enjoy the...

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  • 16. Mountain Maya or Maya san

    I went here on New Year at nite. Not much visitors at that time. But the view from the top of Maya an is great, nite view of Kobe city. Their slogan is "the...

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  • 17. Kobe Overseas Chinese History Museum

    The Kobe Overseas Chinese History Museum is a small museum that provides visitors with information about Chinese immigration to Japan, Kobe's Chinese history,...

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  • 18. Onokoro World Park-Awaji island

    World Park offers miniature world symbol on a scale 1:25.There are Spinx, Pissa Tower, Notredame, Taj Mahal, Colosseum, etc.Entrance fee 800 yen for adult, you...

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  • 19. A Unique Statue/Monument

    Have you seen this statue in a strategic location in the centre of Kobe? You will find it in a small park-like circle in Sannomiya district leading to a...

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  • 20. Kobe Shrine

    I posted here the entrance of a shrine in Kobe. You will notice the art which is a homegrown attraction which resembles Japan tradition. Kobe is cosmopolitan...

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  • 21. Streets of Kobe

    I find Kobe a memorable experience. Streets are busy and the city is between mountains and the oceans. You will see in the pictures I posted the mountains....

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  • 22. Statue on the Street of Sannomiya

    You will notice on many streets along Sannomiya district that there are statues of different images. They were presented in different forms and figures. Very...

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  • 23. Take a cruise of Osaka bay on the `Fantasy'

    The Fantasy is a double decker 32m pleasure boat docked along the promenade of the Kobe harbour front near the red Kobe Port Tower. It takes you on a 50 minute...

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  • 24. shop

    In front of Kobe mosque there is a grocery store.You can find many things that you can't get in other ordinary Japanese shops.There are many spices,beans and...

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  • 25. kobe mosque

    When you walk around kitano area you would find many restaurants,shops, and of course ijinkans. Besides that you may find a mousque. It is only mosque in Kobe...

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