Mount Rokko is a mountain block located in the Totan District and Kita District of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The elevation is 931.25 meters. The mountain is designated as the Seto Inland Sea National Park, one of Japan’s 300 famous mountains and one of the 50 mountains in Hyogo
The Rokko mountain overlooks the evening scenery of Kobe. There are two places to watch. One is the Rokko Mountain Observation Deck. Because there is a mountain blocking it, the line of sight is limited. The other is the place where the Maya Mountain ropeway comes up. Occlude.
Mt. Rokko stands 931 meters above sea level, and is one of the most popular places for outdoor activities in all of Kansai. It's one of the few mountains in the world that has over 100 hiking courses, so of course, many people travel from all over to hike there. Paths are all clearly marked with signs (in Japanese only, but some have photos to help you out) and you can choose from a variety of shorter or very long hikes great for all different fitness levels.
Take the train from Kobe Sannomiya Hanshin Station to Mikage Station and transfer to bus No. 16 or No. 106, the Rokko mountain climbing train to Rokko Mountain. The sightseeing bus around the mountain can visit various scenic spots on the mountain. There are monument stands, Western Music Bell Hall, and Takayama. Botanical gardens, ski resorts, grassland pastures, weeping branches spheres, and a million-dollar night view of the mountain, etc.
Mount Rokko is a great place to shoot the night view of Kobe. Except for the inconvenient transportation, the rest are still very good attractions. After arriving in Kobe, you need to take the city bus No. 16 to the Rokkosan cable car station, then change to the Rokkosan cable car to reach the mountainside location, and finally transfer to the mountain bus to reach the mountaintop observatory