Located in Arimacho in the north district of Kobe, Hyogo, Arima Hot Spring is a relatively ancient hot spring in the Kansai area. It is famous for being one of the best hot springs in Japan, with a history dating back thousands of years. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, visitors are drawn to the cherry blossoms in the spring and maple trees in the autumn. Coupled with convenient transport links and a tranquil environment, it proves to be a popular place amongst tourists.
Himeji Castle is also known as White Egret Castle. It is located in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; it is one of the three most famous castles in Japan, along with Kumamoto Castle and Matsumoto Castle. At Himeji Castle, there are dozens of ancient buildings with advanced defense systems and sophisticated defensive architechtural features. Many movies and television shows have been filmed here. In 1993, the United Nations Educational Science and Culture Organization listed Himeji Castle as a World Heritage Site; it is a good place to learn about Japanese feudal culture during the Shogun era.
The Port of Kobe, situated on the northwest side of Osaka Bay, is one of the world's most important container ports. The area has been home to a large number of foreigners ever since the Meiji period, and it exudes an exotic charm. Today it is a popular tourist destination in the city of Kobe, where many local residents and tourists from all over the world come to relax, eat, and shop. Kobe Port Tower and the Mosaic Ferris Wheel are iconic landmarks in the port.
To the north of Kobe City sits the green and vibrant Mount Rokko. The view changes throughout the four seasons, creating picture perfect scenes for visitors. It is also part of Setonaikai National Park. The top of Mount Rokko is a spacious plateau with a golf course, an observatory, a botanical garden, a pasture, a forest, and many other entertainment options. At night, visitors can see the "Million Dollar Night View" of Kobe City and its harbor.