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Meriken Park

Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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  • Average25%
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Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This park was ok. It's basically a big open space with a BE KOBE sign that people line up to take pictures with. It reminded me a lot of the I AMSTERDAM sign in the Netherlands. There's a starbucks and a nautical museum but other...More

Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's looks good view and calm place. Maybe good for chilling. 時々行くけど最近はスターバックスが出来たので綺麗になったと思います。ゆっくり休憩するのに良いですね。

Thank erikamix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to take your toddler nowadays. There is a lot of open space and a nice starbucks. It used to be kind of abandoned but now it is much better. There are still some homeless people but nothing that you should worry about during...More

Thank newmannj652
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This area is a nice place to relax, it's a massive area on the waterfront near Kobe Tower, it's quite open and mostly paved / concrete, but has some nice small green areas, and it's a good walk around the waterfront. There is a nice...More

1  Thank Matt B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Park has been made by American marines many years ago. It was named American Park and then changed to Meriken Park. There's a museum of Mariners that you can go and see. Kids can play in the park which is very wide and beautiful....More

Thank Persian2017
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stayed at a hotel nearby and wandered down to Meriken Park. The view of the water is beautiful. In the park are some nice pieces of art.

Thank oaktoncc
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be in Kobe that night when there was a fireworks show that Japanese cities organize for all its citizens to watch during warm summer evenings. At about 7 in the evening people come in droves to the seaside park and...More

Thank Willy N
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visited in September - way too hot to be walking around. Nothing to see, no actual park - it's currently being dug up.

Thank Darcie S
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I read about the Bon-Odori (盆踊り) dance festival on a website and decided to go. I was greatly surprised to see how popular and active it was. Every year I go to a Bon-Odori in different city around Japan. This one was, hands down, my...More

Thank Rico H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place is probably for couples or friends which want to chill out or talk over coffee looking at the ocean. I guess best time is just around the sunset

Thank Yumfuchee
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