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Address: Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Never a dull weekend

It seems there is something going on every weekend at Meriken Park. During the day I visited (May 10) there were several things going on at once including cutter races (large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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152 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Meriden place is a nice and sizable park. It is very clean and well maintained. Nice place to relax or hang out with friends

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It seems there is something going on every weekend at Meriken Park. During the day I visited (May 10) there were several things going on at once including cutter races (large rowboats), a flea market and a Samba festival. There are plenty of both sunny and shady spots to settle down for a picnic or a nap on a blanket.... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Fresh air and a clear ocean view, It is a very nice harbor park. If you are going to Kawasaki Goodtimes, or any other place. Just stop by for a while in the park too.

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Suwon, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

we stayed in okurakobe hotel and walked on foot nearby here. it was windy and cloudy day, so chilly in this open port area. but beautiful sculptures and sceneries make feel taking pictures endlessly. we arrived to meriken hotel and used free shuttle bus on the way back. if you have spare time in kobe, i suggest you to come... More 

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Tokyo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Visited here in the morning and was here for about 3 hours. Really quiet and peaceful and nice play to just walk along.

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日本
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Too strong winds from kobe bay,,,, but feels good ,,,.. better recommends to visit my favourite herb gardens in the middle of Rokko mountains which can be accessible to ridding by cable torolley,,,..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Meriken Park is a nice area near Harborland with shopping malls, ferris wheel and the usual leisure attractions - nothing special but nice to escape the city for an hour or two.

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

Kobe is a quite pleasant city, not nearly as hectic as Tokyo. Still, as in many Japanese cities, it's hard to find a place to get away from the noise and the crowds. Merinken (a corruption of "American") park is just such a place. You can hit the maritime museum and the tower if you like, but the park is... More 

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Massafra, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I love Kobe because is a little city where you can find anything you need together with good quality shops and restaurants + you have the sea at walking distance. In Meriken Park you can enjoy the sea breeze while simply walking around or having shopping...

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is by the water and makes for a great park for a morning run, which is what I did. There are also restaurants around with the water view (in Harborland) that makes for a good date night.

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