Photogallery of Kobe, Japan

Kobe ciry
Kobe ciry by Conveyor Belt Sushi @flickr
Vistas desde el puerto de Kobe
Vistas desde el puerto de Kobe by Rinzewind @flickr
Port of Kobe
Port of Kobe by _Yuki_K_ @flickr
Kobe by Stéphane D @flickr
artificial river
artificial river by Mah_Japan @flickr
kobe by narkevich_andrey @flickr
Kobe by marionetteMay @flickr
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More to see in Kobe
Kobe has a lot of places for an active and interesting holiday. In the warm season, you should definitely visit Takenaka, the most beautiful park in town where more than 200 species of herbs grow. In spring it is decorated with thousands of flowers and ornamental plants. Here you can walk along special paths for hours, admiring spreading trees and landscape compositions. Apart from that, in the park, you will find one of the famous restaurants and a cable car, which is among the popular tourist attractions. In the summer, Takenaka Park often hosts exhibitions and themed festivals, which can be attended for free. Visiting thermal springs in Arima Onsen is sure to become an unforgettable adventure. The first mention of these hot waters dates back to the 8th century. Now, a first-class thermal center is equipped at the springs. Beautiful swimming pools and water baths with healing water, as well as comfortable recreational areas are provided for visitors. Once a unique recreation complex was available only to high-ranking officials, and now absolutely everyone can use its services. Arima Onsen has become one of the favorite destinations among local families. Its main treasure is the "golden" hot spring. Its water is saturated with iron, due to which it has a rich orange hue. A very interesting attraction is Rokko Cable Car, a trip on which will allow you to admire the local natural beauty to its fullest. The starting station is located at the foot of Mount Rokko. In a few … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Kobe

Traditions and mentality of Kobe

Kobe residents are known for their politeness and hospitality; every tourist will feel like a welcome guest in this city. Citizens have long been accustomed to a large number of tourists. To show your respect for them, you must follow the simple rules of local etiquette. First of all, it is necessary to be polite to everyone, which is always highly appreciated. Locals never use handshakes, unlike in many European … Open

Travel guide to Kobe

The Rocco Mountains are very popular among nature lovers. They are relatively low, but very beautiful. At the beginning of the 20th century, equipping of places for country rest began. In the foothill area, many beautiful villas were built. Also, golf courses are located here. In the foothill area, there are several farms where guests are always welcome. Here, you can make many interesting hikes or ride horses. … Open

Kobe for children - what to visit

The Kobe City Suma Marine aquarium is very popular among travelers with children. It will please visitors with its beautiful design and a large collection of marine inhabitants. Hundreds of colorful fish, exotic jellyfish and starfish swim here in large aquariums. There is an excellent dolphinarium in the aquarium, in which exciting shows are held daily. Another unusual feature of the aquarium is the mini-zoo, … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

The city has several Marineair Mart stores, which are considered to be among the most popular souvenir shops in town. Interesting memorable gifts can be found for every taste and purse - the variety of goods presented here boggles the mind. Here they sell colorful magazines dedicated to national cuisine, cute charms, very interesting porcelain crafts, as well as T-shirts, caps, and bags with national symbols. The … Open

Advices for travellers

2. Beach lovers should take into account that the water on the coast warms up to comfortable temperatures as early as in May. Thanks to the warm currents, the beach season in Kobe lasts until mid-October. 3. The most luxurious and expensive hotels are located on the waterfront. Budget travelers should look for suitable hotels at some distance from the coast. 4. Apart from classic hotels, the so-called … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In Japan, special breeds of cows are bred, whose meat has unique genetic characteristics. Only if the strict rules for the care of cows are observed, their meat can become “well-marbled”. Special conditions are maintained for animals throughout their lives. The cost of elite beef is about $ 150 per kilogram, and it’s impossible to buy such meat in regular stores. A great way to get to know … Open

Top sigths of Japan

The Emperor’s Palace is an important historic and architectural sight of the capital. The palace is also known under the name Edo Castle. Elegant towers, heavy wooden doors and foss on the perimeter show how solid and impenetrable the building is. The Kokyo Palace, which was built in the 15th century, is located among beautiful parks. Once you observe spacious halls and corridors of the palace, take a walk in Kitanomaru Park to enjoy the view of centuries old trees and ancient statues. … Open

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