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Nunobiki Falls (Nunobiki-No-Taki)

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Address: Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0001, Hyogo Prefecture
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Pretty waterfall on a nice trail, right next to the city

This is pretty waterfall (albeit small) and a really nice walk. You can walk down from the Nunobiki Herb garden (after riding the ropeway up), or it's a short walk up hill from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2016
Don P
Dallas, Texas, United States

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great spot not too known by tourists. A 20 min hike to the main waterfall, the walk is steep but lovely surrounding by jungle. If you want to go for a swim, instead of going up the mountain, head underneath the station bridge (just before you turn up the road with the map, theres a small path on your... More 

Thank Alette N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Very short hike but can be extended much further up the mountain if you'd like. Paths and falls are lit at night and just use your phone flashlight for the few darkish areas.

1 Thank Jail_the_Rich
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We walked down from the Herb Garden to get to the falls. It took us about 35 - 40 mins from the top. After you get out of the Middle station gate, it changes to public land so its just an access road. Its also possible to walk up to the waterfall directly from Shin Kobe station.

1 Thank Joey K
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Just 15 - 20 minutes walk from Shin-Kobe, it's a really calm hill with a beautiful waterfall. Hard to imagine of experiencing this kind of a nature hike which is situated right behind the Shin-Kobe Station. There are lots of foreign and local tourists and you can actually feel the comfort of nature while climbing the hills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

You can not believe just behind the super bullet train track, there is a calm and woodsy hill which you climb in half an hour. You'are instantly in the mountain, listening to waterfall and singing birds. Fellow climbers greets you on passing. It's an easy climb any one can do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Hard to resist a short walk up a fairly steep hill after a great shinkansen ride. And right behind the station, too! Take it easy, enjoy the walk, and you come to Nunobiki Falls which is beautiful. And a challenge to photographers because of its height and the close proximity of the viewing platform (from which may be the better... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This waterfall is literally behind Shin-Kobe Station. If you want to get a nice nature hike while walking around Kobe I recommend checking this out.

Thank Kalderstam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is pretty waterfall (albeit small) and a really nice walk. You can walk down from the Nunobiki Herb garden (after riding the ropeway up), or it's a short walk up hill from the Shinkobe station. If you are doing the Herb garden walking down to this is a great idea. The walk is pleasant, several small shrines are on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

A short (400m) walk from the shin Kobe station you'll find the falls at the top of a flight of (about 200) steps. Unless you went looking you'd never know it was there. It's not Angel or niagra falls by any measure but it's still great to see the power of nature in full force You can see how the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

The waterfall is part of the route when you descend from the herb garden. It's a short waterfall. It's good but nothing too stunning. Unless you are coming down from herb garden, there's no reason for you to make your way just to see this.

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