Kobe (神戸市), Hyogo, Japan Travel Guide
Port of Kobe, Japan
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Places of Interest in Kobe
Precinct with homes of foreign traders of the 19th century, is today one of the most fashionable districts in Kobe.
19th century residences of the foreign traders in Kobe.
A lively district with one of the few Chinatowns in Japan, with about 40,000 ethnic Chinese residents.
- Kobe City Museum
Museum showcasing the history of Kobe from the earliest times.
- Meriken Park
Parked name is a corruption of "American", this waterfront park features several recent developments.
- Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum
Museum showcasing carpentry tools going back to the stone axes of the Jomon age to modern-day tools.
- Kobe Maritime Museum
Museum chronicling the history of shipping and navigation in Japan and the history of Kobe harbor.
- Kobe Port Tower
A hyperboloid structure with an observation deck.
- Sake Breweries
Some of the best known sake breweries are located in Kobe, many damaged by the quake but have since been rebuilt.
- Kikumasamune Shuzo Kinenkan
Sake brewery located near the Minami Uozaki station.
- Arima Onsen
Hot spring spa that has been operating since the 7th century.
- Mount Rokko
One of the highest peaks in Kobe.