KOBE ATTRACTIONS

Kobe Attractions - Kobe attractions and Kobe sight seeing highlights including Kobe Harborland, Kobe Port Tower, Kobe Maritime Museum and Sumadera Temple.

Kobe is a large city with many attractions. Below are listed the most popular Kobe attractions including temples and shopping.

Kobe Kachoen

Sannomiya is the central part of Kobe

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KOBE ATTRACTIONS

KOBE PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Kobe

Kobe
Kobe is a city in Kansai, close to Osaka and Kyoto. Kobe is a cosmopolitan port city with an international flavour, hemmed in by Mt. Rokko. Kobe is known worldwide for its exquisitely marble...

KOBE DISTRICTS

Nankin-machi - Kobe China Town

Nankin-machi - Kobe China Town
Nankin-machi - Kobe China Town along with the ones in Yokohama and Nagasaki, Kobe's Nankin-machi is one of the three biggest Chinatowns in Japan....

KOBE ISLANDS

Kobe Port Island

Kobe Port Island
Kobe Port Island is a man-made island created in 1981. Connected with the Kobe main land by Kobe Ohashi Bridge , it is a town with many high-rise apartments, a few universities, hotels, conv...

KOBE LANDMARKS

Gigantor Statue

Gigantor Statue
Gigantor Statue is a one to one scale statue of the anime figure which was a popular tv series that first went to air in 1966. In Japan Gigantor was known as Tetsujin 28-go, and was original...

Hoshi no Todai (Star Lighthouse)

Hoshi no Todai (Star Lighthouse)
Hoshi no Todai (Star Lighthouse) is a 7-meter-high art work features a rotating stainless steel cone and red wings that twirl as they catch the wind. At night, the illuminated Lighthouse see...

Kobe Harborland

Kobe Harborland
Kobe Harborland is waterfront development next to JR Kobe Station. Kobe Harborland includes several shopping malls, cinemas, hotels and an amusement park....

Kobe Harborland Center Building

Kobe Harborland Center Building
Kobe Harborland Center Building is within the Kobe Harborland development....

Kobe Meriken Park

Kobe Meriken Park
Kobe Meriken Park is often depicted in postcards with it's great scenery including Kobe Port Tower and Kobe Maritime Museum....

Mosaic Watch Tower

Mosaic Watch Tower
Built in 1914, the Mosaic Watch Tower was originally used for observation of cargo ships entering Kobe Harbor. It has been relocated to this Mosaic site, within the Kobe Harborland developme...

Old Kobe Harbor Signal Tower
Old Kobe Harbor Signal Tower, also known as Old Shinko No 5 Pier Signal Tower, is in Kobe Harbor....

Soten Tower

Soten Tower
Stylized like a giraffe, the 8 metre tall Soten Tower is a well known meeting place outside the Culmeni Shopping Plaza, which is within the Kobe Harborland development in Kobe....

KOBE OBSERVATION DECK or LOOKOUT

Kobe Port Tower

Kobe Port Tower
Kobe Port Tower is the first pipe structure tower in the world and has been a symbol of Kobe since. You can view Osaka city, Mt Rokko and Kansai Airport from the observation deck when it is ...

KOBE TEMPLES

Genkoji Temple

Genkoji Temple
Genkoji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which was established by Jokyo (Buddhism priest) in 1514 in what is now the outer suburbs of Kobe. Before then, there was a house which was used as a mod...

Sumadera Temple

Sumadera Temple
Sumadera Temple is a Buddhist temple in Kobe was originally built in 886 by the order of Emperor Koko. Sumadera Temple features a display from the Battle of Ichi-no-Tani (1184)....

KOBE SHRINES

Ikuta Shrine

Ikuta Shrine
Ikuta Shrine is the most popular shrine among Kobe People, where many people visit here for a New Year prayer. Ikuta Shrine is in Sannomiya....

Minatogawa Shrine

Minatogawa Shrine
Minatogawa Shrine was built in 1872 by the order of Meiji Emperor. Minatogawa Shrine Kobe enshrines Kusunoki Masashige who was a famous warlord in 14th century....

KOBE MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES

Kobe Maritime Museum

Kobe Maritime Museum
Kobe Maritime Museum, with its outstanding roof design, is a symbol of Kobe and frequently combined with the nearby Kobe Port Tower in pictures and postcards....

KOBE THEATRES and CONCERT HALLS

Concerto
Concerto is a cruise which operates from Kobe Harborland....

Villaggio Italia

Villaggio Italia
Villaggio Italia is a cruise ship styled like an old pirate ship. It is based at Kobe Central Jetty....

KOBE GARDENS and PARKS

Kobe Kachoen

Kobe Kachoen
Kobe Kachoen is a bird and flower park where visitors can interact with many birds in a beautiful flower filled atmosphere. Kobe Kachoen has a collection of tropical birds, parrots, owls, pe...

Nunobiki Herb Park

Nunobiki Herb Park
Nunobiki Herb Park is a herb garden on Mt Rokko above Kobe....

KOBE GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

Kobe City Office

Kobe City Office
Kobe City Office is the equivalent of a city town hall, being the administrative offices for the city of Kobe. Kobe City Office is in Sannomiya, which is the commercial center of Kobe and wh...

KOBE LAKES and BAYS

Nunobiki Waterfalls

Nunobiki Waterfalls
Nunobiki Waterfalls are part way down Mt Rokko and above Kobe....

KOBE BRIDGES

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is the massive bridge which joins the islands of Honshu and Awaji together. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge was completed in 1988 and is currently (May 2013) the world record hold...

Kobe Ohashi Bridge

Kobe Ohashi Bridge
Kobe Ohashi Bridge is a major bridge that connects the man made Kobe Port Island with Kobe....

KOBE AMUSEMENT PARKS

Mosaic Garden Amusement Park

Mosaic Garden Amusement Park
Mosaic Garden Amusement Park features a Ferris wheel, roller coaster and many other rides. Mosaic Garden Amusement Park is within the Kobe Harborland development....

KOBE SPORTING VENUES

Hanshin Racecourse

Hanshin Racecourse
Hanshin Racecourse is one of the ten major racecourses in Japan. Hanshin Racecourse is in Takarazuka, a residential area of Kobe....

KOBE AIRPORTS

Kobe Airport

Kobe Airport
Kobe Airport (IATA: UKB, ICAO: RJBE) is a domestic airport on an artificial island just off the coast of Kobe. Kobe Airport is mainly serviced by Skymark Airlines....

KOBE TRAIN STATIONS

Kobe Station JR

Kobe Station JR
Kobe Station JR is the closest train station to Kobe City Office, however main commercial area of Kobe City is around Sannomiya Station - JR. The Shinkansen servicing Kobe City only stop at...

Sannomiya Station - Hankyu
Sannomiya Station for the Hankyu line in Sannomiya, the center of Kobe....

Sannomiya Station - Hanshin

Sannomiya Station - Hanshin
Sannomiya Station - Hanshin is for the Hanshin line in Sannomiya, the center of Kobe....

Sannomiya Station - JR

Sannomiya Station - JR
Sannomiya Station - JR, the Japan Rail station in Sannomiya, the center of Kobe....

Sannomiya Station - Port liner
Sannomiya Station - Port liner part of the Mono rail in Kobe....

Sannomiya Station - Subway
Sannomiya Station - Subway is for the suburban subway line in Sannomiya, the center of Kobe....

Shin-Kobe Station
Shin-Kobe Station is the only station in Kobe serviced by the Sanyo Shinkansen....

KOBE PORTS and FERRY TERMINALS

Kobe Port Central Jetty

Kobe Port Central Jetty
Kobe Port Central Jetty is between Kobe Meriken Park and Kobe Harborland. Kobe Port Central Jetty is where several cruises depart from....

KOBE SHOPPING

Canal Garden

Canal Garden
Canal Garden is a shopping mall and fitness center within Kobe Harborland. Kobe Harborland is waterfront development next to JR Kobe Station....

Culmeni Shopping Plaza

Culmeni Shopping Plaza
Culmeni Shopping Plaza is within the Kobe Harborland development....

Duo Kobe

Duo Kobe
Duo Kobe - shopping mall expands both north and south from JR Kobe Station and forms part of the Kobe Harborland....

Famlio

Famlio
Famlio is family focused shopping and entertainment complex within Kobe Harborland....

Ha-Re

Ha-Re
Ha-Re is a shopping mall within the Kobe Harborland development....

Hankyu Department Store Kobe

Hankyu Department Store Kobe
Hankyu Department Store Kobe is a famous department store within Kobe Harborland development....

HDC Kobe

HDC Kobe
HDC Kobe is the Housing Design Center Kobe which forms part of the Kobe Harborland development....

Kobe Mosaic

Kobe Mosaic
Kobe Mosaic is a complex of shopping streets, amusement park and cinema within the Kobe Harborland development....

OPA Sannomiya

OPA Sannomiya
OPA Sannomiya is a shopping Center in the central area of Kobe, Sannomiya....

Promena Kobe

Promena Kobe
Promena Kobe is a shopping center within the Kobe Harborland development in Kobe....

Kobe Kachoen

Owl landing on handlers hand - Kobe Kachoen

KOBE SURROUNDING ATTRACTIONS

Takarazuka

Takarazuka is a popular residential area along with Ashiya and Nishinomiya in Hyogo. It is famous for Takarazuka Revue, hot springs and Hanshin Racecourse.

Takarazuka Revue

Takarazuka Revue is a all female musical theater troupe. Its style is very lavish with gorgeous costumes and the stories are romantic, which attracts many Japanese female fans throughout Japan. The members are graduates of Takarazuka Music School and they have to retire when they get married. The shows are mainly held at Takarazuka Grand Theater here in Takarazuka and Tokyo Takarazuka Theater in Tokyo.

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