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Address: Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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698 m high above Kobe

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimitaka S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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).

Thank Kimitaka S
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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!

1 Thank Willy N
Kobe, Japan
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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 

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.

Thank johnnygom
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 

3 Thank Adam T
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.

Thank Pinya_Chao
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

Thank tingting310894
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

My friends took me here. We got couple cable cars and then hiked for a bit. It was very hot and humid, but then we had a barbecue on the top with spectacular views to the city. It is really worth a visit.

2 Thank LauG99
Kobe, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Compared to Mt. Rokko and the Nunobiki Falls/Herb Garden, the visit to Mt. Maya was just average. I enjoyed the funicular cable car and the rope way but the Mt. Rokko funicular cable car is longer and more fun and the ropeway up to the Herb Garden is longer and higher. The schedule for the cable car and the ropeway... More 

7 Thank Pedro B
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Great Night View in Japan. (Actually better than Mt.Rokko because of you can see all without anything obscured)

Thank Tonnakorn T

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