Akashi Castle (明石城, Akashi-jō) is a Japanese castle in Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. This castle was constructed by Ogasawara Tadazane as his own castle from 1617 to 1619 to watch over the western lords, by the order of Tokugawa Hidetada, on Mount Akamatsu.
Reopening its doors in 2003, the Arima Toys & Automata Museum features 6 floors with galleries for traditional Dutch and contemporary toys, as well as automata, Japanese mechanical dolls. The second-floor restaurant also offers visitors a dining opportunity.
Kobe Harborland Guide posted by John Spacey, June 06, 2015 Kobe Haborland is a large shopping, dining and entertainment area on Kobe's waterfront that has charming features such as a boardwalk, gas lighting, 19th century architecture and a small amusement park.
Higashi Yuenchi Park is a downtown oasis to which the picturesque Flower Road decorated with seasonal flowers and sculptures stretches from Sannomiya. In this park, the Art in a Container International Competition and other nighttime exhibitions will be held.
Kikuseidai (掬星台) is a view point and a park just aside of the top of Maya-san in Kobe, Japan. It has one of the Three Major Night Views of Japan called ten million dollar night views. Outline. Kikuseidai is located at about 700 meters above the sea level to the north of Hoshi-no-eki (星の駅), terminal station of Maya Ropeway.
about maritime museum Experience the history and future of the sea, ships, and ports. With its characteristic white space frame roof giving the impression of sailboat racing across the vast ocean, the Kobe Maritime Museum offers a look at the international port city of Kobe.
The Kobe Municipal Arboretum (神戸市立森林植物園, Kōbe Shiritsu Shinrin Shokubutsuen), also known as the Kobe City Forest Botanical Garden, is a 142.6-hectare botanical garden and arboretum located near Mount Maya at 4-1 Nakaichiri-yama, Shimotanigami, Yammada-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe, Japan.
Famous as a symbol of Kobe, the Kobe Port Tower is a 108 m-high landmark tower located in Meriken Park. The world’s first building to feature a pipe structure, it was nicknamed the Steel Tower Beauty as a result of its unique structure and shape, reminiscent of an elongated Japanese drum, and was awarded a prize by the Architectural Institute of Japan in 1963.
Meriken Park is a park located on the Port of Kobe in Hyogo prefecture. It was established in 1887. Right by the park is the ship-themed. Kobe Maritime Museum, the famous Hotel Okura, and Kobe landmarkKobe Port Tower. The sight of these three facilities from Meriken Park is a view that represents the city of Kobe.
The Nunobiki Waterfall (Nunobiki-no-taki [布引の滝]; Nunobiki Falls) was actually a series of four waterfalls plus smaller cascades and man-modified waterfalls. It was really a waterfall we didn't count on seeing, but managed to find out that it was very convenient to visit while we happened to be staying in the city of Kobe during the ...
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens are Japan’s largest herb gardens with about 75,000 herbs and flowers of about 200 kinds blooming throughout the year. There are 14 garden areas where visitors are welcomed by seasonal herbs and flowers arranged according to different themes.
Kobe Airport is right at the furthest end of Port Island, and located at the last train station of Port Liner. What makes Port Liner special is that it is the first no-man train in the world. It may be just a train, but the feeling of being on a roller coaster when it leaves Sannomiya station is undeniable.
The Kobe Rokko mountain, a sightseeing location in the Hyogo prefecture, has been chosen as one of the top 100 night views in Japan. The amazing view of the Kobe and Osaka area from the "Rokko Garden Terrace" is definitely worth while visiting. This sightseeing spot is recommended by "EnjoyJapan!".
Get off the Kobe City bus at the Suma Aqualife Park bus stop located in front of the main gate of the Aquarium. The three-story Main Building is found close to the gate. Protruding from the 1st and 2nd floors of the main hall is a large tank (25 meters wide and containing 1,200 tons of sea water).
It also features tea ceremony rooms and a playground with gadgets for the young. You can reach the park by taking a leisurely 10-minute walk from the station through a lively neighborhood. To visit Suma Rikyu Park and other attractions in Kobe, use our Kobe travel planning tool.
The Sumaura Park is a park rich in nature with a stretch of the Suma beach and Mt. Hachibuse that is famous as an old battle ground for the battle of Ichinotani. From Osaka Bay, you can see the Seto Inland Sea and Awaji Island at various Kobe scenic spots in the area. Since the Manyo period (the 7-8th century) many poets have grown attached to it.
Uroko House and Uroko Museum / Uroko no Ie It was firstly opened as Ijinkan in Kobe. It is the most expensive rent-house and called "Uroko (scales) House" due to the looking of its slate the roof made by natural stones. Valuable antiques and potteries of old Meissen etc are remarkable when you see inside building. The house is National ...