Kobe- Another Japanese Metro

Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture and one of Japan’s ten biggest urban cities. Situated between the ocean and the Rokko mountain range, Kobe is additionally viewed as one of Japan’s most alluring cities. Its port was among the first to be opened to the outside world in the nineteenth century. In 1995, Kobe was hit by the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, which took the precious lives of more than 5000 individuals and demolished a huge number of structures. Today the city is totally modified, but few indications of the horrendous occasion remain. We bring to you today the most famous tourist attractions in Kobe that you will surely find intriguing and get you all eager to visit Japan soon.


Kobe City Museum

The Kobe City Museum was opened in 1982, blending the collections of the Kobe Archaeological Museum and Namban Art Museum under the same roof. The historical center’s permanent display highlights a fascinating accumulation of maps from distinctive areas and periods of Japan, and in addition antiquities speaking of Japan’s trade with remote countries, from its most punctual social imports from China and Korea to exchanged merchandise that entered Kobe after its port was opened to global exchange in the nineteenth century. The museum often hosts many exceptional and cultural exhibitions.


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Meriken Park

Meriken Park is a decent waterfront park in Kobe’s port area. Based on an outcropping of recovered area, the park is secured by green garden and open yards specked with an accumulation of modern craftsmanship and wellsprings. The park was crushed by the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake; however it has now turned into a famous picnic spot for local people and visitors once more. A little memorial in the park sits and reminds people of the numerous lives that were lost amid the 1995 Earthquake.

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Mount Rokko

Mount Rokko is the most elevated top in the Rokko mountain range, which gives the lovely green scenery of the city of Kobe as well as alluring and picturesque views of Osaka specially during nightfall.

Different little tourist spots can be found on Mount Rokko, including a garden, a music box gallery, a field with blossoms and sheep, Japan’s first golf course and Rokko Garden Terrace, a visitor complex with a couple of eateries, shops and a observation deck.

Rokko mountain range - youcojapan



Nankinmachi is a small china town in main Kobe and a centre point of the Chinese in the Kansai Region. The region was inhabited by Chinese shippers who settled close Kobe Port after the port was opened to export in 1868. Nankinmachi is a well known vacation spot and shopping and eating region. It is crowded with shops, eateries and food stands that offer well known things, for example, steamed buns (manju), ramen, tapioca drinks and different other Chinese dishes, a large number of which have been made Japanese style for the locals.

Nankinmachi small china town - youcojapan


Kobe Harborland

Kobe Harborland is a shopping and entertainment region along the waterfront of Kobe’s port area, offering numerous bistros, eateries, shops and different other sources of entertainment. It is additionally a prominent dating spot. The two biggest shopping buildings in the region are Mosaic and Canal Garden. Mosaic is a wonderful shopping complex along the waterfront with an assortment of little  boutiques and a wide rangeof eateries, huge numbers of which overlook the harbor. Canal Garden is a shopping center with a Hankyu retail establishment, Sofmap gadgets store, a games store and different family fashion outlets.

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