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Mt. Rokko

Higashinada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 657-0101, Japan
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Ranked #11 of 153 Attractions in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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The Villages, Florida
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446 reviews 446 reviews
62 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
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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30 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the highlight of our trip where we get to enjoy panoramic views of Kobe, Osaka and the port in between, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It feels great to breathe in fresh mountain air and visit the various tourist attractions and souvenir shops at the mountain away from the crowds. We later had a... More

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BrideChilla
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Spent a Sunday up Mt. Rokko - took the #16 bus for the Hanshin line to the Rokko Cable Car (which is essentially the entire route, 20 mins) and then the Cable Car up (which is actually a funicular railway, not a suspended cable car) for about 10 mins. The top part is much more geared towards driving around to... More

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Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Mt Rokko has a beautiful views of Kobe and the port... or so I'm told. It was very hazy on the day of my visit, and the city was barely discernible. But it's not the mountain's fault, I suppose. It was still a grand day out. The funicular ride was great, impressively long and steep. The observatory at the top... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

awesome view on top...the snow adds to a nice experience...really good food at the resto located on top of Rokko mountain.

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Massafra, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I always reached the top by car to enjoy the view of the city... better after the sunset. In summer it is good to refresh enjoying the cool wind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I went to Mt Rokko yesterday from Osaka, took the Shinkanesn to Kobe,10 min trip or 30 by Rapid JR Rail. No 16 bus to Mt Rokko Cable car station, 1300 Yen for cable car and bus at the top, the Ropeway was being serviced as it was winter, anyway it would have been to cold to travel the ropeway.... More

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I don't think it's worth the trip to see this place, the Venus bridge was better nearer the city and you don't waste too much time

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