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Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cable funicular and car are excellent with very steep inclines up the mountain. The views at the top are stunning on a clear day. There's a restaurant with a good small selection of meals and drinks (including beer and wine).

Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked up went past a couple of beautiful waterfalls. Got to the top though the herb gardens. The views were just amazing. So nice to have something like this right by the city. Easy to follow directions there are signs if you get off at...More

Thank 88_Gem
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Mt. Rokko ist called the mountain of Kobe, but actually the much lower Mt. Maya is much more interesting. You can ride an old fashioned cable from which you can enjoy the ride through the wood and the view of Kobe. But I recommend climbing...More

2  Thank bettinakobe
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Leaving this review just to warn others. We headed to Kobe for one night, mainly to go up Mt Maya in the evening. Unfortunately it was a Tuesday when the cable cars don't operate (and middle of a heat wave to climbing really was not...More

2  Thank salisburyjane
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Guest House Maya has free cable car passes that will get you to the top of Mt. Maya. You can also walk up if you like. The day I went up, the view at the top was stunning. Clear blue sky, bright sun, you could...More

Thank asiatravel24
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

About a 15 min taxi ride from Harborland to the magical view. Queues for cable car and ropeway non existent for what should be this top tourist Kobe attraction. Hospitality from ticket staff impeccable on how to find your way back to downtown. The officer...More

1  Thank tsaes
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Mt Maya should be no. 1 attraction on Kobe, the view from top is just amazing. One can see the whole coastline extending upto Osaka. Night sight is equally amazing and deserves a mention. Think this should be top attraction site in whole of osaka...More

1  Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed February 6, 2018

i heard that it is the best 3 night view in japan,so i went to see it,took 2 rope train to the top of mountain,it really a great place to see,,it was cold when i went there,it worth for it

1  Thank tereence783
Reviewed January 31, 2018

I'm not really sure what to write except that it is beautiful during the Fall colors...truly stunning.

Thank ruthrh
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a great way to spend a quiet afternoon in Kobe. We took both the ropeway and cable-car, which was slightly pricey at ¥1540/person for a round-trip. Managed to catch the sunset before taking the last cable-car back down. It's not really touristy (yet),...More

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MidoriL21
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Response from tsaes | Reviewed this property |
Bus stop is immediately to the left of the entrance way as you exit to the road. The people in the Mt Maya ticketing booth speak good English and they can explain how the bus works and give you a map the bus will take. You... More
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mtang35
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Yes you can. there is a round-robin bus services at the summit mount Maya to Rokku san. I remember there is a big farm and restaurants along the route.
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