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Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another truly amazing experience in Kobe! It is a little bit outside city center, but if you take bus number 18, you will get there in no time. Once you are there you have two rides to the top - cable car and ropeway after...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MinicIvan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Indeed. Is worth to go up the mountain. Easy to reach by public transport from Sannomiya Station. Bought 2 ways tickets from tour desk counter and enjoy a hassle free trip to mountain. Reached there at night, unable to enjoy sunset there. But the night...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Micentury
Reviewed December 7, 2018

When you reach the top of Mt Maya you have a great view (especially by night) and a nice ride up the hill by cablecar

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anni2311
Reviewed October 26, 2018

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).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed October 26, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
4  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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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It says on the website no. They both stop
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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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