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Kobe City Hall (Observation Deck)

6-5-1 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0001, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-331-8181
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6-5-1 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0001, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-331-8181
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"free view"
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"korean restaurant"
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"sannomiya station"
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"great view"
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"restaurants"
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

There is no charge to go up here, so it is a very good value observation deck. There is a dedicated (red in colour) lift to go up to the 24th floor. Nothing flash, but it is free, and the views are good, over the...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you're on a budget and want to get some nice scenic photos for your family or friends to show that you visited Kobe, you just need to come here. First, this place is very close to Sannomiya station which is the main station in...More

1  Thank gemiraauer
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

It is just too funny to go here. We made the mistake to exit on a wrong floor, and than you are thrown back 40 years in an old office building of the city hall, so funny! The observation deck is a very posh word...More

Thank Xeanette D
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Love observatories and this one was no different, but don't expect the Tokyo municipality experience. Views are limited by restaurants and offices, but you'll definitely get your share of this waterfront city surrounded by mountains. Very easily accessible and free.

Thank Gadi L
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Just next to Sannomiya Station in Kobe, directly south in a mostly office and work area is the Kobe City Hall, next to a similar but more smaller and wider municipal building. There are clear signs on the door and the floor near the elevator...More

Thank Vincent Q
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great view of both the mountains and the port, as well as downtown Kobe. 360 Viewing, as well as a small restaurant. Good for a short visit, and the free admission is a bonus.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice for whoever enjoys panoramic views, you can understand how Kobé is encaged between the mountain and the ocean. Mountains are surrounding the city, just like in Rio de Janeiro.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the view is great, whether you visit during the day or at night. The elevator brings you up to the 24th floor in just a few seconds. The elevator is marked red and the first one on the left once you...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Many cities charge to access observation decks. This was open for free and had toilet facilities - great for tourists. Kobe is not a massive city but it was great to be able to see the harbour, the nearby mountains and see which direction Osaka...More

1  Thank Ringo N
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Kobe City Hall observation deck is free to the public. There is an English speaking guide to answer any questions you might have. They also suggest various sightseeing spots for visitors.

1  Thank hiromi_weir
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