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Address: Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Nice Place For A Lazy Stroll

It is a well sized park over looking the sea with lots of attraction within walking distance e.g. earthquake memorial park, Kobe Tower, Maritime Museum. It is even more beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Meriken Park from the bus terminal but it wasnt as lively, perhaps because it was at 4PM. There were not much activities, except a museum was located there. Seaview was nice, couldnt get wrong. Take a shuttle from the bus terminal or vice versa to safe the energy walking back and forth. No harm afterall, all was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

It is a well sized park over looking the sea with lots of attraction within walking distance e.g. earthquake memorial park, Kobe Tower, Maritime Museum. It is even more beautiful at night with all the lighting.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This park by the bay is attractive at night for a long walk along the waterfront, to see the memorial to the Great Kobe Earthquake of 1995, or to shoot photos of the Kobe Port Tower, Maritime Museum, ferris wheel with lots of wonderful lighting patterns and effects, etc. I can imagine on a warm spring or fall day, it... More 

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Merikan Park initially seems something of a let-down: a bit of scrubland by the sea. Unless you go as far as Suma it is, however, also the only bit of open land which faces the water. Actually looking round there were a number of attractions, making it worth an afternoon investigating. The Kobe circular tourist bus has its terminus here... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It is a short walk from Kobe Chinatown and shopping district so it’s a good place to just sit and relax especially after walking a lot in the city centre. There’s a small area preserved in remembrance of the Great Kobe Earthquake in 1995, with broken slabs of concrete, rusty rails and lopsided lamp posts. In contrast to the current... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 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 8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 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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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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