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Kobe

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About 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.

Popular Attractions in Kobe

Port of Kobe
4.7/5
465 Reviews
Port/Bay
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
4.7/5
399 Reviews
Hot Spring
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.
Kitano ijinkangai
4.5/5
351 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
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."
Universal Studios Japan
4.8/5
12,150 Reviews
Theme Park
Universal Studios Japan is located in Osaka and is the world's third Universal Studios theme park after Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Florida. Visitors can go on exciting rides, watch performances and shows, and new attraction launches each year, attracting a large number of visitors.

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Japan's Kansai Area JR PASS 1/2/3/4/5 Day Pass/Wide Area 5 Day Pass
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Kobe Animal Kingdom Ticket
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Kansai-Hokuriku Area 7-Day Pass (e-voucher)
Kobe Rokkosan Tourist Pass
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27 May, 2020
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Living here is not the United States Zizi Kamakura Buddha located in the ancient Tudor Temple in the ancient capital of Kamakura, the Amitabha statue of the bronze statue commonly known as the Kamakura Buddha, is the symbol of the ancient capital Kamakura, the Buddha's net height of 11.3 meters, even the pedestal 13.35 meters, weighing about 121 tons. The Buddha statue was built in 1252. The flat face of the Buddha, the lower meat and the forward leaning posture, etc., have the style of the Song Dynasty Buddha statue popular in the Kamakura period. It is a representative statue of the Kamakura period and was designated as the Japanese national treasure. . Unlike the Great Buddha of Nara Todai-ji Temple, which has undergone many repairs in later generations, the Kamakura Buddha has basically maintained the original form of the statue, so it is very precious. Interestingly, the Kamakura Buddha, one of the three largest Buddha statues in Japan, is also suffering from the fate of Kamakura. The original Kamakura Buddha, which was built in 1238, has a wooden structure and has been completed for six years. But after three years, it was destroyed by a typhoon. Thus, in 1253, the bronze statue of sitting Buddha was recast and enshrined in the Great Buddha Hall. The Great Buddha Hall also experienced many typhoons, fire damage, and was rebuilt again and again. But in 1498, the entire hall was destroyed by the intrusion of sea water. Since then, Buddha statues have been worshipped in the open air until now.
Posted: 18 Dec, 2018
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