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Address: Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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a day hike worth the effort

There are many ways to get to Mt Maya but the simplest one is taking the gondola near Shinkobe (Bullet train station) and once at the top hike to Mt Maya. The path is quite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kobe, Japan

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Kobe, Japan
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many ways to get to Mt Maya but the simplest one is taking the gondola near Shinkobe (Bullet train station) and once at the top hike to Mt Maya. The path is quite straight forward and it will take between one to two hours of mild hike to get to Mt Maya. The view from Mt Maya is... More 

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1 Thank PYBch
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

With four adults walking at a moderate pace and stopping at the lookouts this took us almost four hours from Shin-Kobe train station to the cable car station near the summit, definitely longer than expected based on other reviews. The lower part of the walk, from Shin-Kobe station past the waterfalls to the Herb Garden is suitable for young children,... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Visit during the afternoon for wonderful views over Kobe. Watch the sun set and the lights of Kobe shine!

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379 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Mt. Maya is a mountain, which is easily accessible from Kobe by a cable car and a ropeway. From Kikuseidai observatory, which is just at the exit of the ropeway station, you can enjoy a magnificent view. 10 minutes' walk from Kikuseidai, you can reach the highest point of the mountain (698m).

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Thank Kimitaka S
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Drive up the mountain at 10PM in almost complete darkness along the winding mountain roads but needless to say it was well worth the trouble! Kobe city spreads out in front of you like the Milky Way, humming and sparkling silently in the distance. Awesome!

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1 Thank Willy N
Kobe, Japan
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Two weeks ago my wife and I decided to go for a hike starting from the Shinkansen Bullet train station. With a backpack of food and drinks we set off for Nunobiki Falls some 15 minutes away from the station. These falls are a wonderful short hike from the station and we had visited there many times. This day we... More 

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4 Thank Thomas M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

My buddies brought me here to surprise me on my birthday 🎂 It was a good place to go and have fun. At night it is very amazing and beautiful Sun set view is very beautiful.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

My family decided to visit Mount Maya from Osaka we caught a train from Shin-Oska to Sanniyoma station (Bus 18 and 2 leave from here). We then caught another underground train to Shin-Kobe. As you exit the station follow the signs for the bus. There is a stop next to Family Mart (stock up on water. Toilet inside). From there... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

If you are at Kobe now, don't miss this. Do head there early for get a window seat for dinner. Btw, there's always long queue for the last few cable car, make sure you catch the last one.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Took a day trip out from osaka If you have not seen amazing ones like those in mt. Hakodate. This is not bad too

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