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Kobe City Hall (Observation Deck)

6-5-1 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0001, Japan
+81 78-331-8181
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Ranked #10 of 143 attractions in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Civic Centers
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11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Walked a bit to come here, and took the elevator up. You can see the city from two sides of the building. You can see to the mountains, and to the harbour. This is a buliding lying in the middle of the city, so it has bulidings on two sides, and no windows there. It is free to go there,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Located close to Sannomiya station this tall building provides a great opportunity to have a wonderful view of the city. Go to the 24th floor for those panoramic views. Best of all it's for free

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102 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The observatory is located on the 24th floor of Kobe city hall main building. The observatory offers wonderful views of Flower road, Sannomiya and the surrounding mountains on the north side and the port of Kobe on the south side. There is an art gallery on the 2nd floor of the same building which you can visit as well. It... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

From the 24th Floor, we can see the entire view of Kobe city. It is free of charge, but there is nothing up there except a small gift shop, a cafe and a Korean restaurant.

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