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Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki)

Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0001, Japan
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Ranked #15 of 157 Attractions in Kobe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors

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229 reviews 229 reviews
150 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Via the ropeway to Herb Garden we saw this waterfall down below and felt didn';t need to walk there to see it. We already saw it. If you have planty time on hands then you may like to walk there. Yes it is very near to Shin Kobe station. Waterfall on Concrete but really on rock. Nice to look at... More 

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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I happened onto signs for these falls while walking through the train station. I was lucky enough to find them; I say this because all of the signs, maps, etc... are solely in Japanese. I'm pretty good with maps and was able to find my way up. The falls are nice, pretty and there is a nice area to sit,... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Good part of the landscape, nice place to rest on the hike up. I wouldn't say it was the best ever, but definitely pretty.

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Moscow, Russia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The falls may not be so impressive per se (they are small, no comparison with great falls of the world) but they look very harmonic as a part of the mountain landscape.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Well worth walking to this attraction. You would never imagine to come across it, tucked away within a short distance of the train station. We walked to the herb garden and towards the cable car station (a more demanding and lengthier walk) but of course you could stop and see the waterfall only. We walked on a hot day, when... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We walked on a very hot day at the end of the summer. We perspire a lot after just walking up 15 minutes. It was very refreshing to hike among densely green trees. We had only time to get to Nunobiki no Taki falls and come back, but it was nice to see the stone monuments with poems about the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Osaka to Kobe, is a mere 14 min trip via the Shinkansen. The highlight was a hike to Nunobiki-No-Taki falls and beyond to Nunobiki Dam. Access to the hiking trail is via Shin-Kobe station, or via a cable car ropeway that also gives access to a scenic lookout over Kobe and onwards to Mt. Maya. From Shin-Kobe station the hike... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you are in Kobe go and do the walk, if no, don't bother, it is nice but only nice, not more. The waterfall are ordinary.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A strenuous walk up from Shin-Kobe station, this is worth the effort. You can also walk DOWN from the midway station on the Nunobiki ropeway.

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Hyderabad, India
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10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Its a :" the journey is more imp than destination" kind of a place... the trek is beautiful...sort of reminds you of a movie set... when you start the trek its so green and lovely that its hard to imagine that its so close to the city....very pretty and very accessible...would recommend it to all!

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