Take a stroll through the exotic city of Kobe.

From Tokyo to Shinkobe by Shinkansen

9 min. by walk  0.7km
To go & see

Kobe Kitano Ijin-Gai


Kobe kitano Ijin-Gai is located on a hill just ashort walk from Shin-Kobe Station, and flourished as a residential area for foreigners who came to Japan with the opening of the Prt of Kobe in 1868. Nearly 20 western-style houses line the streets, including the city’s symbolic brick buildinhs, beautiful yellow pavilions, cafes and museums.
Data:Kobe Kitano Ijin-Gai
Address/Kitano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0002
TEL/ 078-251-8360
From Kobe Kitano Gin Gai to Weater cock House
few minutes walk
To go & see

Weathercock House


It was built by German trader Gottfried Thomas as his home, and is the only one of the existing buildings with brick exterior walls in this area. The weathercock on the roof not only indicates the direction of the wind, but also serves to ward off evil. The interior is decorated in the Art Nouveau style, with elaborate decorative cabinetry and chandeliers.
Data:Weathercock House
Address/ 3-13-3 Kitano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0002
TEL/ 078-242-3223
From Weathercrock House to Ikuta Shrine
8 min. by walk / 0.7km
To go & see

Ikuta Shrine


Ikuta Shrine is dedicated to "Wakahirume no Mikoto" from Japanese mythology, and is famous throughout Japan as a god of love and safe childbirth. In the forest on the shrine grounds, there is a camphor tree that is over 500 years old. The heart-shaped ema and charm for marriage are popular.
Data:Ikuta Shrine
Address/ 1-2-1 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0011 
TEL/ 078-321-3851
From Ikuta Shrine to the hotel
7min. by walk
10 min. by free shuttle from Sannomiya Sta. to the hotel

Check in at the hotel
After taking a break, go for a walk around the hotel.
To go & see

Meriken Park


Meriken Park is a seaside park built on landfill and is dotted with unique objects, including the BE KOBE monument, which makes a great photo op! On the east side of the park, part of the Meriken Wharf, which was damaged in the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, has been preserved as it was. At night, the whole area is lit up to create a different world.
Data:Meriken Park
Address/ 2 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0042
TEL/ 078-321-0085
To go & see

Kobe Port Tower


The bright red Port Tower, a familiar landmark of Kobe, offers a panoramic view of the port, the city, and the Rokko Mountains from the top floor observation deck. At night, 7,000 LEDs illuminate the night sky, making it a very romantic sight.
Data:Kobe Port Tower
Address/ 5-5 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0042
TEL/ 078-391-6751

Hotel Okura Kober


Towering over Meriken Park, the Hotel Okura is conveniently located for sightseeing in the Bay Area. There are restaurants on the 35th and 34th floors, where you can dine in comfort while enjoying the night view. The high-ceilinged, liberating lobby and spacious guest rooms are very prestigious, and there are also facilities such as a swimming pool and gym.
Data:Hotel Okura Kobe
Address/ 2-1 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-8560
TEL/ 078-391-6751


Nada Gogo Sake Brewery Tour. Take a walk around the port of Kobe and relax.

Depart at the hotel

From the hotel to Kiku Masamune
30min. by train & walk
To go & see



This facility exhibits "Nada's Sake Brewing Tools," a nationally designated important cultural property. First of all, let's experience the sake brewing process and the lives of the brewers here! At the sake tasting corner, you can sample unpasteurized sake and seasonal sake.
Address/ 1-9-1 Uozaki-nishimachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0026
TEL/ 078-854-1029
From Kiku Masamune to Hakutsuru
8min. by walk 7km
To go & see



The Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, which is housed in a sake brewery built in the first half of the 19th century, uses life-sized dolls to display the process of making sake in three dimensions, making it easy to understand and interesting! You can also taste freshly squeezed sake and buy your favorite one.
Address/ 4-5-5 Sumiyoshi-minamimachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0041 
TEL/ 078-882-7788
From Hakutsuru to Samanotsuru
30min. by train & walk
To go & see



The Sawanotsuru Museum is located in the Saigo area, the easiest place to get to from Sannomiya. The wooden storehouse used as the museum was built at the end of the Edo period! You can experience the traditional sake brewing process, and there are also models of Japanese ships used to transport sake. Don't forget to taste the unpasteurized sake that is only available at the brewery.
Address/ 1-29 Oishi-minamimachi, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0852
TEL/ 078-854-1029
From Sawanotsuru to Kobe Harbor Land
30min. by train and walk
To go & see

Kobe Harbor Land


Located slightly to the west of Kobe's city center, it is a shopping and sightseeing area with many large complexes of shopping, dining, movie theaters, and amusement spaces. The renovated cargo red-brick warehouses built at the end of the 19th century have a great atmosphere. There is also a Ferris wheel, Anpanman Museum, and cruise ships.
Data:Kobe Harbor Land
Address/ 1 Higashikawasakicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0044
TEL/ 078-854-1029
Walk along the harbor to the hotel.

15min. by walk

Take a break at the hotel.

From the hotel to the center of Kobe city
10min. by walk 0.7km
To go & see

Former Foreign Settlement


Kobe is just so much fun to walk around! This Old Settlement area, which became a place of business and residence for foreigners when the Port of Kobe was opened, looks like a European town. It has been damaged by air raids and earthquakes, but the streets have been preserved and still look beautiful. Old modern buildings are used as museums and restaurants.
Data:Former Foreign Settlement
Address/ Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
To China Town
13min. by walk /1km

China Town


Nankinmachi, located in Kobe's Chuo Ward, is one of the three major Chinatowns in Japan, along with Yokohama and Nagasaki, and is lined with nearly 100 stores. You can take out steamed buns and small packages from famous stores, so you can enjoy a little bit of each store's flavor. At night, the area is gorgeously lit up.
Data:China Town
Address/ Motomachidori Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0022
TEL/ 078-332-2896
Back to the hotel

From China to the hotel
7 min. walk / 0.5km

Hotel Okura Kobe(the second night)


Take a dip in the famous hot spring of the west and end the day with a delicious food.

Kyoto and Osaka are less than an hour away from Kobe by train. Stopping by Kyoto or Osaka on your last day to do a little sightseeing and eat some delicious food before heading back to Tokyo can be a two-for-one trip!
Departure at the hotel

From the hotel to Arima onsen
50min. by train & walk
To go & see

Arima Onsen


Arima Onsen is the oldest hot spring in Japan, and have been a favorite of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. There are two types of hot springs: the Kinsen, which contains iron and salt and turns reddish brown when exposed to the air, and the Ginsen, which is a clear hot spring popular for making your skin smooth, and the quality of the water is superb.The atmosphere of the hot spring town is also nostalgic.
Data:Arima Onsen
Address/ 790-3 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 651-1401 
TEL/ 078-904-0708
Stop by Osaka Station!

From Arima Onsen to Shinosaka Station
30min. by train


Osaka local food


Shin-Osaka Station has a number of areas where you can enjoy shopping and gourmet food. There is also a gourmet district inside the Shinkansen ticket gates where you can eat takoyaki, kushikatsu, negi-yaki, Kansai-style udon, etc. Since you've come to Kansai, enjoy the taste of Osaka before you leave!
Back to Tokyo

From Shin Osaka To Tokyo by Shinkansen / 2.5 hour


Tour Fee
Per Person
Peak Season (1 room for 2 people)  56,000JPY~
Off season (1 room for 2 people) 43,300JPY~
Round trip Airfare or Bullet train( Tokyo - Kobe)、2nights accommodation without breakfast, Tax

Sights Information

Himeji castle

Himeji Castle, built of white plaster and fully lined with baskets, is nicknamed "Shirasagi-jo" (White Egret Castle) because its graceful appearance looks like a heron spreading its wings. It is said to have been built in 1333, but was later expanded by Hideyoshi and others as an important base for ruling the western part of Japan.

Mt. Rokko

Mt. Rokko can be reached by cable to the top of the mountain. In addition to hiking trails that can be enjoyed from season to season, there are many leisure facilities such as a huge athletic park, a golf course, an alpine botanical garden, and a museum. A ropeway connects the top of Mt. Rokko to Arima Onsen.

Awaji island

Awaji Island, connected by the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, is the largest island in the Seto Inland Sea. Blessed with a mild climate, it is also called the "Island of Flowers. You can experience the whirlpools of the Naruto Strait, one of the largest in the world, up close on a cruise.


The city of Kobe has many areas that look great when lit up, so many places are lit up, including Kobe Gasto-dori Avenue, which can be enjoyed all year round, and the seasonal events such as Kobe Luminarie and Illuminage.


Amanohashidate, one of the three most scenic spots in Japan, is located in the northern part of Kyoto Prefecture and is a 3.6 km long sandbar with 5,000 pine trees running along it. If you stand on the observatory and look upside down between your legs, it looks like a dragon dancing in the sky.

ⓒKorea Tourism Organization
ⓒPhotographer (John Doe)-Korea Tourism Organization