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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka
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WE FROZE - but it was awesome!

Our friends took us to Kobe for the day and we started the drive to Mt. Rokko around 7:30. It was much longer a drive and much windier than previously anticipated, and it was high... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2017
Buhrdy
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Stockton, California
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113 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went up very late around 8pm on weekday, and there were no more buses service already. Paid 1000 yen for round trip cable car ride and it's worth the view. Last cable car leaves at 9:10pm. There's a cafe with some snacks and beverage. Best to go up during sunset time to watch the sunset view plus the night... More 

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Thank Erony T
Highlands UK
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Good day out and not to many tourists. Took the tram up to the top and then on the cable car to Arimia Onsen. The views are just stunning, well worth a visit

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Thank Justpassingthrough50
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

After hearing reviews from Trip advisor, I have also gotten myself this Rokko/Arima 1 day pass (2460 Yen) . As we are staying in Namba, we have gotten the Hanshin version. Decided to write this review to help others too. ^^ This pass is really worth getting! . Strongly recommended to get it. I bought my pass at Umeda Hanshin... More 

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Stockton, California
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322 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Our friends took us to Kobe for the day and we started the drive to Mt. Rokko around 7:30. It was much longer a drive and much windier than previously anticipated, and it was high enough in elevation that SNOW was still on the ground. This shocked the CA girls and we were not prepared for such temperatures. The views... More 

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Thank Buhrdy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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152 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Once you are in Kobe, must visit this mountain. Each seasons have different face. My favourite is spring and fall. Top of mountain is Verdi cooling with fresh air. We can enjoy the sea view from there. Cable car also one of the attraction there.

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Thank Whitebonita
Seattle, Washington
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249 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2017

The views from top of this mountain are fantastic. You can see all the way to Osaka and beyond. Easy to get to by public transportation from JR train station in Kobe, then you take bus number 16 or 106 for 210 yen which drops you just at the trolly ride up the mountain. Once up there, you can take... More 

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Thank bariatricrunner
Singapore
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

We have always wanted to visit Mt Rokko but getting to the top is challenging until we get to know that there is a transport package and we jumped into it! We bought this ¥1000 Rokkosan Tourist Pass at Umeda’s Hankyu Tourist Centre, good deal. We alight at Hanshin Mikage (HS25) 御影駅station and took the #16 Kobe City bus. Barely... More 

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1 Thank J&S_Singapore
Singapore River, Singapore
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71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

It took us 2.5 hour from Osaka to here by public transport. It is exhausting But when we arrived, everything changed. This is a small park where children could play with snow, ski, ski board. Rental and entry fee is very reasonable. Place with many staff to ensure safety of kids. They also offer lesson for children to learn ski.... More 

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1 Thank bennett_wpl
Singapore, Singapore
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111 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Couldn't see very far. Not sure if it was due to the cold air and mist. Maybe cause it was late afternoon in November and the sun was no so bright. Nevertheless you can still get decent background pics from the observation deck.

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Thank kcslchin
Singapore, Singapore
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107 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We made the mistake of going up (impromptu) on a thursday only to realise ALOT of the attractions were closed. urrgh! nevertheless, the musical box museum would have been an interesting stop and the view from the top of mt rokko would have been great too. when we got there it was super cloudy and foggy that we couldnt really... More 

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