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Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden & Ropeway

1-4-3 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002, Japan
+81 78-271-1160
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Ranked #4 of 139 attractions in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Gardens
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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We walked up to the gardens - not particularly well signposted en route we found :-), but the cable car is another option. We really enjoyed walking through the gardens, interesting planting and well tended. Small cafe with a range of refreshments - an ice-cream was very welcome on the hot day we visited!

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very zen! Walked a looooooot! If you wna go and see the waterfall please be prepared to walk for at least half an hour to an hour! It's worth it i would say but really tiring!

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BrideChilla
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Took recommendations and headed up the ropeway in the evening, in order to enjoy sunset at the top. Didn't stop in the gardens or to hike to the waterfall or dam. The view from the cable car is actually the best - from up top it's still really nice, just set a little further back. There is a beautiful rose... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is worth a trip. Rope way great and we walk down to the middle station so we could walk through the gardens then caught thr rope way back. Everything was fabulous.

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A short rope-way took us to the top of the hill from where we enjoyed an abundance of flowers, herbs, a rope way, cafe and enjoyable walk down hill... making for a lovely afternoon. Lots of fun photo opportunities and a stunning view looking back towards the city of Kobe and surrounding Bay.

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Cloyne, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great ride up the mountain with the view from the top is well worth the trip and with Honey Ice Cream at the top, I am sure glad I tried the ice cream.

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Perth, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This was a pleasant couple of hours spent on the ropeway and walking down through the gardens to the middle stage of the ropeway. It might be more interesting when there are more plants in flower. The greenhouses are quite good and there is a little café there too. At the top we walked along a track signposted to Mt... More

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Only a few minutes walk from Shin-Kobe Shinkansen station, the ropeway takes you up to the garden. On your way up you could see the Nunobiki-no-Taki (Nunobiki Falls) down below, with the view of downtown Kobe down below. Mt. Rokko is quite famous when visiting Kobe but it may take an hour or more for bus plus cablecar to go... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A great view on a nice day. If you are fit, walk all the way down to Shin-Kobe station via Nunobiki waterfall- you won't believe you are just a short way from a bustling city.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The ride on the cable car and the views of the city make this an attraction worth visiting but the herb garden itself is about as exciting as it sounds. Was left feeling that they could do something a lot better with the space.

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