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Mt. Rokko

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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Don't go on a cloudy day!

This is a great place on a clear day. You get sweeping views of the city. For 1350 yen, it pays for the cable car up to Mt. Rokko and the bus that takes you around Mt. Rokko... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

was there while driving enroute to Arima onsen. it is about 1000m and there was a bit of melting snow when we were there. it has a good view of Kobe and Osaka beyond.

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Monterey Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great place on a clear day. You get sweeping views of the city. For 1350 yen, it pays for the cable car up to Mt. Rokko and the bus that takes you around Mt. Rokko. You can also just pay for the cable car fee one way at 540 yen, and pay for each time you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

At the first days of november it was 20 degrees in Kobe but it was 10 or more degrees colder on the top of the mountain. Can't describe the view and environment, I just wanted to stay there forever. It's a "must visit" place for Kobe.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I read the reviews aboit the night views and assumed it'd be just as good after dark. Not so! Though the Rokko Cable car goes till late, nothing at the summit is open after 5/6pm, so you're limited to the viewing platform at the cable car station. Nice enough but not worth the trip. I wish we had gone up... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I've lived below Mt. Rokko (六甲山, Rokkō-san) since August and I've visited Mt. Rokko four times. I love it up there. The views are incredible at times and obscured by clouds at other times. From the turret at the Garden Terrace, you can see Awaji Island and the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge from Awaji to Kobe near Maiko beach. From the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It was something to do... The view on a clear day would be much better but even cloudy it was interesting. The cable railway is probably 2 times as long as the Hong Kong peak tram but same idea. Rokko is the way to go as the other cable and trams close much earlier. Lemon beer and honey tea at... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Since it was a bit late, I was only able to go as far as the view deck at the cable car station at dusk. It was nice to see Kobe below transform from day to night. It was very cold and hazy though and visibility was a bit hampered. It could've been much better on a clear day so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I came to Rokko just for the stunning observatory and I was not disappointed, though in the winter, be prepared for wind, with earmuffs and gloves. Even pulling out my phone for pictures left my hands painfully cold. It's also high enough so that it snows, even though the rest of Kobe is fine. This was one of those moments... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went up solely for the snow park because our children wanted to play with snow. There was no real snow. But the snow machine churned out plenty of ice. Good enough for them to have some fun making small snowmen. We also tried snow sledding. Rented the sleds at 500yen each (must put a refundable deposit of 1000yen per... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I'd recommend this place for those who like the views from the top of the mountain. Mt. Rokko is actually not something someone could call a climbing or even hiking challenge. Go up with the cable car, eat lunch or drink something admiring the views on Rokko and Port Island at the same time on the restaurant's terrace, have a... More 

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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe

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