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Mt. Rokko

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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Flowereing trees were all out.

We could not have timed our trip up Mt. Rokko for a better part of the year. The flowering trees were all coming into blossom and the whole mountain was alive with different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Fredericton, Canada

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not have timed our trip up Mt. Rokko for a better part of the year. The flowering trees were all coming into blossom and the whole mountain was alive with different colors. The road up is quite winding with many switchbacks and crossovers and they are upgrading some barriers to landslides on some hillsides. Not for thrill seekers... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can go to the top by hiking, or use the quaint (but very safe and well-run) cable car. Although the view on a clear day is much bandied about, it is also a great activity for a rainy or foggy day. A bus from the cable car station will take you to various spots on the hill top, one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at rokko cable car station with the notice "view not clear due to fog". We thought "oh well, how bad could it be? We're here anyway, so let's go!". Upon reaching the top, how wrong were we. The fog was really thick and we could not see the famed night view at all! Anyway, the ride up was still... More 

Thank Darren L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Mt Rokko is easily accesible by train, Loop Bus or taxi. Near Shin Kobe train station. Must access thru ANA crown hotel building to get to the lifts to the cable car station which takes you up to Mt Rokko. You can even hike up n down or cable car up n hike down. When we were up Mt Rokko,... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

After a rainy day when the air is Clear it is possible to see Wakayama and the KIX Airport. If lucky even the Akashi Ohashi the world longest suspension bridge is visible. All that in an elevation of almost 1000 meter and with temperatures almost 10 degrees lower than down in the Harbour. The always present breeze makes it a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Bought the 'Arima-Rokko 1 Day Pass' (Hankyu Version) at 2,560 yen each for adult from the tourist centre at Hankyu Umeda Station. It covers the to/fro trips, including train journey to Rokko Station from Hankyu Umeda Station, Bus #16, Rokko Cable Car, Sightseeing Bus on Mt Rokko and Arima-Rokko Ropeway. The recommended route is Hankyu Umeda Station -> Train to... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Japan offers hundreds if not thousands of breathtaking mountain views and experiences, this is not one of them. It is a total waste of your time, and so many alternatives

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We came from the south from the Hanky railway line and continued to Arima. All in all this took us a bit more than five hours. On a Sunday afternoon, parts of the hike were a bit crowded, but it was still ok. Signs are in Japanese only but other hikers helped us when we were unsure. Great views on... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

a good place for sightseeing, nice cablecar, good view from the top, you can see view of kobe city from the top, you can walk from the top to observation etc, and continue your journey to arima onsen using bus and cable car, there is a pass from mount rokko to arima onsen, and it's convenience

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Ampang, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

If you like animals, especially sheep and goats, this place should be on your list. Little kids really love this place as the animals are very people friendly, especially with people holding food. The scenery is also very beautiful. However, if you have elderly folks with you, you should know that getting to Mt Rokko itself involves walking up steep... More 

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