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Mt. Rokko

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Address: Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka
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The views from top of this mountain are fantastic. You can see all the way to Osaka and beyond. Easy to get to by public transportation from JR train station in Kobe, then you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you are in Kobe, must visit this mountain. Each seasons have different face. My favourite is spring and fall. Top of mountain is Verdi cooling with fresh air. We can enjoy the sea view from there. Cable car also one of the attraction there.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The views from top of this mountain are fantastic. You can see all the way to Osaka and beyond. Easy to get to by public transportation from JR train station in Kobe, then you take bus number 16 or 106 for 210 yen which drops you just at the trolly ride up the mountain. Once up there, you can take... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have always wanted to visit Mt Rokko but getting to the top is challenging until we get to know that there is a transport package and we jumped into it! We bought this ¥1000 Rokkosan Tourist Pass at Umeda’s Hankyu Tourist Centre, good deal. We alight at Hanshin Mikage (HS25) 御影駅station and took the #16 Kobe City bus. Barely... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It took us 2.5 hour from Osaka to here by public transport. It is exhausting But when we arrived, everything changed. This is a small park where children could play with snow, ski, ski board. Rental and entry fee is very reasonable. Place with many staff to ensure safety of kids. They also offer lesson for children to learn ski.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Couldn't see very far. Not sure if it was due to the cold air and mist. Maybe cause it was late afternoon in November and the sun was no so bright. Nevertheless you can still get decent background pics from the observation deck.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We made the mistake of going up (impromptu) on a thursday only to realise ALOT of the attractions were closed. urrgh! nevertheless, the musical box museum would have been an interesting stop and the view from the top of mt rokko would have been great too. when we got there it was super cloudy and foggy that we couldnt really... More 

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The view from Mount Rokko on a good day gives a full impression on Kobe. The mountain top is marked by a huge souvenir shop and cafeteria. But also by a real impressive highlight, an architectural artwork not to miss.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Mt. Rokko is beside its port the symbol of Kobe. There are a farm, a botanic garden, a sky slope and more in this areas, and it is a favorite destination for the local people for excursion. The easiest way to get there is taking a cable car. You can also descend the mountain on the back side to Arima,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Even on a hazy day you can see a long way from the top and the views over Kobe are quite something. The cable cars from either end are a good experience in their own right, I'd recommend using the free bus between the two though as although it's not a long walk there are very few foot paths and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Need to research abit on hold to visit this place as you need to take the local bus to the tram station. The nightview is great. you get to see Kobe, Osaka from up there. We dined at the restaurant above waiting waiting for the sun to set. Is a really cold and windy place.

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