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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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Nice falls close to Shin Kobe! Easily accessible

For sure a must when being in Kobe. The falls are so easily reached. It's so close to Shin Kobe. (20 min) I used the app maps.me to locate it exactly. But it also seems to be well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For sure a must when being in Kobe. The falls are so easily reached. It's so close to Shin Kobe. (20 min) I used the app maps.me to locate it exactly. But it also seems to be well indicated. Once at the falls there are some benches to enjoy the view. The area is quite nice and I believe there... More 

Thank TheFlyingLundi
Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These falls are about 20 minutes walk from Shin-Kobe station, and that is what makes them so amazing. I don't think there are many cities in the world where you could find such a pristine natural site within 20 minutes walk of downtown. I recommend taking the cable car one way up to the herb gardens and then making the... More 

Thank Raymond W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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 bubbles 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.

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 

Thank Kairho1
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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