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Nice place, nice scenery, nice for picture taking.... its part of the City Loop Bus Route, in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Quezon City, Philippines
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Fantastic views.

Take the city tour bus from the railway station and get off here to ascend the tower whereupon... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, nice scenery, nice for picture taking.... its part of the City Loop Bus Route, in which I suggest you and your group avail, right outside Shin Kobe Station when going around Kobe

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joelliao
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Take the city tour bus from the railway station and get off here to ascend the tower whereupon excellent views of the harbour and city are found. Then, go to the coffee shop two floors down and sit in the revolving restaurant whilst having a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnthonyG669
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

It takes about 15 minutes of walk past the China town from the Motomachi station to this idyllic place. It is located in the beautiful harbour area and located near the Kobe Harborland. We went to the park on a sunny day and there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Be sure to check out this place during the day as well as the night. In the day, it is suitable for people of all ages especially children as there is ample of space for them to run around. This place give a totally different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aaong86
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

With interesting shops, great view of the harbor, good food choices. Close to the train station. Good hangout spot for the locals.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Xixilucy
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice park especially for families on a hot summer night. There is a nice water fountain that is suitable for children to play in it. The area has some cafes and food/ snacks outlets but they are not the main attraction. There are nice harbour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ahmadmO2508VE
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Our hotel was right next to the park and we spent some time exploring. It's beautiful because of the water, then you can see the city skyline. The KOBE sign was fun to take pictures in front of (and everyone was so polite about taking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice hotel, stayed on 2 June 2018, not all staff speak english, reception, couldn't understand when, I asked her, where is the Princess cruise ship docked, as I was going to check into the cruise ship, the next day, luckily her male colleague, was able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 382martint
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Extensive variety of enjoyment, has something for everyone, markets, scenery, museums, shopping, restaurants, accessible by hop on hop off bus or walking. fun for the little ones as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liz Y
Reviewed June 12, 2018

I really wanted to the the earthquake memorial park. Its just a very small part of the harbor, but totally worth visiting. Take your time and open yourself to the overwhelming power of the natural forces.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sigsiko
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Nanzoin Temple is open 24 hours. The gift shop and reception desk opens 9 AM - 7 PM. It's in the rural area, I don't think there's much to see and kill time nearby. If you go to Kumamoto, I'd encourage you to ask a tour guide, a volunteer or licensed. Guided tour in the castle area (you can walk along the moat to Kato Shrine) was educational to me when we visited last July since they actually experienced the earthquake. What the saw, how they felt, how they spent a night in park, everything...More
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Hi All, Will the tourist bus be running on New Year's day? Where do I buy the pass for this bus? At the Sannomiya Station? Also, where is Ikuta Shrine in relation to Sannomiya Station and how early should I get there in the morning? Being tourists and since it's our first time to Kobe, we want to see as much as possible. We have lunch reservations at Mouriya Sannomiya at 1:15 p.m. Where places can we see before lunch? We would like to see Ikuta Shrine (a must), the Earthquake Museum,...More
December 06, 2014|
Response fromzebralb|
Thanks, Yobeekool! And thanks for the maps. That helps a lot.