Kobe is a vibrant port city located in Hyogo prefecture in Japan’s Kansai region. The city is known for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, delicious cuisine, and stunning natural scenery.
One of the most famous landmarks in Kobe is the iconic Kobe Port Tower, which offers panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. The city is also home to a variety of historical sites, including Himeji Castle and the Ikuta Shrine.
Kobe is perhaps best known for its world-renowned Kobe beef, which is prized for its high quality and rich flavor. Visitors to the city can enjoy this delicious delicacy at a variety of local restaurants and markets.
In addition to its culinary offerings, Kobe also boasts a lively shopping and entertainment scene, with the popular Motomachi shopping street and bustling Chinatown district drawing crowds of visitors each year.
Sites in Kobe
Access to Kobe
Bullet Train (Shinkansen)
From Tokyo/Osaka to Shin-Kobe Station.
Ticket can be bought at the station.
Procedure to buy the ticket is explained here by the operator. (External Website)
From Tokyo to Kobe Domestic Flight
ANA (External Website)
JAL (External Website)