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Mt. Rokko

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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture

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Views spoiled by poor visibility

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Makati, Philippines
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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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chicago
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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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singapore
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took the Cablecar up to the top of the mountains and then hiked down. The panorama is rewarding, and visible as soon as you exit the cablecar. The hike itself was a solid workout. It is a steep descent, but the path is well-maintained with lots of log steps and is signposted in Japanese. This is a beatiful location.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nice drive up winding mountain roads and brilliant view of the Kansai region. Popular restaurant, but probably the least good food/value for money I have had in Japan, so eat elsewhere. On a cloudy/hazy day, it's clearly not worth the trip up there

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Constanta, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Last week end I have been in a private trip at Mt. Rokko Kobe . We went there by car , arround 45 min from Kobe down town . The place is superb , all is clear arranged , Garden Terrace with a super view to Kobe/Osaka bay . A lot of shops and restaurants , also some hotels .... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On a clear day a person can see to…can see for miles and mile. A long winding climb up a steep grade finds one above the city with a grand harbor view.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The weather wasnt good when I first reached Mt Rokko. It was a blanket of fog due to the storm passing by. However, it gets better in the afternoon and the view was clearer. The music box museum might sound boring at first but they offer mini concert of music box performance every half an hour. When I was there,... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

An interesting ropeway, nice gardens, concert hall, and eateries on top and down the mountain. The views of the city are wonderful, so It is a proper place fopr beginning your trip around Kobe.

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