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Kobe Harborland

Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
+81 78-360-3639
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Ranked #3 of 144 Attractions in Kobe
Type: Neighborhoods
Traveler Description: Harborland Kobe Harborland is an entertainment, shopping and restaurant district along the port of Kobe.  It is a hum of activity, with a cinema and... more »
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Nice stroll along the port with pretty view at night. In day time, you probably can kill time at all the shopping malls around that offer abundant choices of latest fashionable items and goods. There are also many nice restaurants around that offer balcony seats looking out to the port. And for family with kids, there is an anpan man... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

From the harbor, one can see the television tower and a ferry wheel. There's a anpan superman museum and lots of clothing shops offering relatively cheap pricing clothes. There's a book store and a sega gamezone. Geneally a really good place for shopping.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Visiting Kobe to see my daughter who is going to school there - I got the college kid tour of Kobe : ) Go to a 7Eleven, buy a bento boxed meal - they will heat it up for you. Then go down to Harborland and sit on the steps at the seawall there. Great people watching, eating a nice... More

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Hong Kong, China
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23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Harborland consists of big malls, a ferris wheel and nice promenades. There are underground pathways leading to the area from JR Kobe Station. Some shops in the malls offer a real bargain, so I do suggest spending some time shopping in the malls in the baking afternoons. When evening comes, walk out to the promenades and enjoy the Kobe... More

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Sydney, Australia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
96 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Took a day trip from OSAKA to Kobe and loved the place. A mini San Fran harbour minus the Golden Gate Bridge of course. The earthquake couple of decades ago has Kobe virtually rebuilt anew, and a great relaxing Holiday style city it is. Full of young families and what seemed to be holiday makers from all over Japan. Take... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is the place where kids and adults can enjoy at the same time. Lots of shops for adults and kids. Plus there is as section of the harbourside where there is plenty to do for he kids. Anpanman museum is a good start if you have kids under 8 years old. Older kids might be bored. Next to museum... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A day trip from Osaka with a Hanshin Tourist Pass for 500 Yen. Walk along the seawall for an amazing view of Harborland. Lots of souvenir shops and restaurants along the pier. During the weekend near the towers parking lot. There's a garage sale held by locals.

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San Francisco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We visited there on a Saturday afternoon and it was quite crowded. There are a big shopping mall for the adult and another section with all kinds of kids shop, especially Kittyland (more variety than the one in Osaka). In addition, my kid never want to leave the Anpanman museum. If you don't like shopping, you can try the Duck... More

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Osaka, Japan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Despite the earthquake, Kobe has more skyscrapers than i saw in other cities. The view here is amazing. To get a nice view of the Kobe tower and the port go to a place called Mosaic Garden or something. U can easily walk from the Kobe jr station across the road through the underground. For city view go to the... More

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BrideChilla
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Went to Harborland one Sunday evening for a stroll and some dinner. Great little shops along the pier and loads of restaurants to choose from, some with excellent views of the harbor. It's the perfect place to grab an ice cream and have a stroll along the waterfront on a warm summer evening - one of the only places in... More

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