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Kobe
Kobe
Located in Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe has prospered as an international trading port. This means it has been influenced by many exotic foreign cultures over the years. It has long been known for its unique multicultural streets. If you find this kind of western style to your taste, you should come to Motomachi and the Kobe Kitano Museum to see the old foreign style houses. However, Kobe is most famous for Kobe beef. Almost everyone who comes to Kobe has to try the best steak in the world. Kobe also has beautiful scenic spots like Mount Rokkō and the Arima Onsen. Prosperous since ancient times, it exudes antique Japanese atmosphere and is a popular tourist city.
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Port of Kobe
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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.
Arima Onsen
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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.
Kobe Kitano ijinkangai
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Kitano ijinkangai is an area of buildings within northern Kobe, overlooking the harbor. Because most of the buildings were constructed during the Meiji period, the design carries a Western feel and is sometimes referred to as the "town of western-style residencies."
Mount Rokko
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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.
Chinatown (Nankinmachi)
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Kobe Chinatown is a Chinese-style Chinatown, and is ranked as the three largest Chinese streets in Japan along with Yokohama Chinatown and Nagasaki Newland Chinatown. There are hundreds of food and beverage outlets and grocery stores in a small area, which has a strong traditional Chinese character and is very lively. The decoration of the shop and the Chinese-style lanterns can be seen everywhere on the street. During the Spring Festival, you can also watch the dragon and lion dance performances. The whole street is filled with a grand festive atmosphere.
Kobe Port Tower
4.4/5
171 Reviews
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Nov 23, 2020 Kobe Weather:Clear, Northeasterly Wind:10-17 kph, Humidity:67%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:41/16:50
Kobe Driving:Suitable, Running:Good, Cycling:Suitable

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Here are the best places to visit in Kobe, including: Port of Kobe,Arima Onsen,Kobe Animal Kingdom
The distance between the two places is far, and it takes about two or three hours by public transportation. Please refer to the attached figure for details.
Akashiyaki, bokkake yakisoba, ikanago no kugini, Kobe beef
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