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Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a bit misty during my visit but nonetheless, I could see all the way to KIX international airport. Was planning to go all the way up, but seems like the Tenran Observatory was enough to view almost the whole of Kobe and Osaka. The...More

Thank 581jeffreyy
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I availed the Rokkosan Tourist Pass which allowed roundtrip budls ticket #16, roundtrip cable car and unlimited bus ride around. It was such a great place - offering various activities such as the musical box, botanical garden, country home etc. The view of Kobe from...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice drive and offers panoramic view of Kansei prefecture, there is a nice cafe at the hilltop that serves nice coffee. Did not try the rope car since we ran out of time. Overall very pleasant trip

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Reviewed July 4, 2018

At the time of my visit, the low clouds obscured the view of Kobe port. There is an English town on top of the mountain, which are shops selling souvenirs. Do not come here if the clouds are low, nothing to do since can't see...More

Thank Diviva
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit to mount rokko..love the view and cool air on the mountain. It can be chilly when it gets windy. This time, we visited the recreational area where the fish pond, board slide (super fun, must try) and boat rides are...More

2  Thank SeeStarsSee
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Many attractions and stops on Mt Rokko. Some for children, some for adults. Around October and November, Mt Rokko hosts an art festival called "Rokko meets art". VERY nice.

Thank Irina K
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s always a very nice Day trip to Mt. Rokko. Started to trail from Ashiya and down to Arima onsen. Route is moderate and you will enjoy the nature; seasonal flowers, greens, waterfall, and pound. I hiked a few times in Spring and Autumn, always...More

Thank ms_me801
Reviewed May 21, 2018

It was a very cold day--windy as well, and we decided not to walk to the top of the mountain. The view was better there, but the "price" to brave the cold was far too high for us! Looking down the mountain and over the...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

My original plan was to ride the ropeway up and enjoy the views. Upon arrival at the top, i realised there was more to do up here enough to fill a day's activity - Garden Terrace, Alpine Botanical Gardens, Music Box Museum, etc. There is...More

3  Thank Vthc4
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Went with family. Bought Rokkosan tourist pass at JPY1,000 per pax. This include round trip of shuttle bus & cable car. Good view when you ride the cable car, and convenient shuttle bus. My initial plan was take a Maya shuttle bus from Sanjo Stn...More

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May 4, 2018|
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Response from JacH67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive, there got car park available at each interest spot. I not sure if it’s chargeable. the road fairly steep. I experienced this when I took wrong bus which direct down to rokko station from mountain. Not... More
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Response from Tomoko D | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the weather if you want to go to Rokko Mountain. Sometimes, it's very foggy. If you have only 6 hours to see Kobe, I recommend to ride city loop sightseeing bus. You will see main sightseeing spots. Buy a day... More