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City break in Kobe. Active leisure ideas for Kobe - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Kobe has a lot of places for an active and interesting holiday. In the warm season, you should definitely visit Takenaka, the most beautiful park in town where more than 200 species of herbs grow. In spring it is decorated with thousands of flowers and ornamental plants. Here you can walk along special paths for hours, admiring spreading trees and landscape compositions. Apart from that, in the park, you will find one of the famous restaurants and a cable car, which is among the popular tourist attractions. In the summer, Takenaka Park often hosts exhibitions and themed festivals, which can be attended for free.
Kobe is a treasure trove of unique architectural and historical monuments. Many old buildings and cultural centers were completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1995 but later restored by … Open
Visiting thermal springs in Arima Onsen is sure to become an unforgettable adventure. The first mention of these hot waters dates back to the 8th century. Now, a first-class thermal center is equipped at the springs. Beautiful swimming pools and water baths with healing water, as well as comfortable recreational areas are provided for visitors. Once a unique recreation complex was available only to high-ranking officials, and now absolutely everyone can use its services. Arima Onsen has become one of the favorite destinations among local families. Its main treasure is the "golden" hot spring. Its water is saturated with iron, due to which it has a rich orange hue.
A very interesting attraction is Rokko Cable Car, a trip on which will allow you to admire the local natural beauty to its fullest. The starting station is located at the foot of Mount Rokko. In a few minutes, the cable car lifts passengers to the mountain top. The length of the cableway built in the early 20th century is 1.7 km. At the top of the mountain is a beautiful park with many walking paths and fantastic viewing platforms. Copyright
1. The most favorable period to visit Kobe is spring and autumn when it is always very warm and sunny here. In summer, it often rains and a strong wind blows, which can ruin your vacations. … Open
The city has several wonderful zoos, and Kobe Animal Kingdom is among the most original ones. Enclosures created for animals are as open as possible, allowing visitors to admire them in all their glory. Some animals are allowed to be fed. You can arrange a great memorable photo shoot session here in the zoo. For the youngest visitors here is a special enclosure with pets, which can be stroked and played with.
kobe No less interesting is Kobe Oji Zoo, the main inhabitants of which are friendly pandas. Here you can see animals brought from all over the world. This zoo is quite old so its territory is decorated with big mighty trees. In the warm season, it is a popular holiday destination where one can spend the whole day.
In the spring and summer, fans of long walks will have the opportunity to admire the wonderful Nunobiki Falls. They can be found in a very beautiful mountainous area, being a must-see point of many hiking routes. On the way to the waterfalls, you can see centuries-old trees and rare plants. The foothill area is also home to rare birds and animals. Nunobiki Falls reach their maximum power in the spring.
Travelers vacationing in Kobe in the spring must visit Michi-no-eki Kobe Fruit Flower Park Osawa, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Japan. In the spring, the park is adorned with thousands of fragrant flowers and fruit grown on its territory. The picturesque old park itself is a huge outdoor entertainment center. Here you will find a Ferris wheel, a number of interesting historical sights, hospitable restaurants and cafes. The park is equipped with playgrounds for children of different ages, original rides, and recreation areas with picnic sites.
Kobe has several dozen shopping centers, and Kobe Harborland umie is among the most visited ones. It is located near the port area and is distinguished by an original design. Here it will be … Open
In the evening, visitors to the city can check one of its many bars and clubs. A very popular club is Laguna visited mainly by tourists. Here one can listen to modern music of various styles, enjoy signature cocktails, as well as participate in interesting entertainment programs.
Main Malt bar is a really atmospheric place delighting its guests with a rich selection of food and interesting activities. The bar is deservedly popular among locals, so those wishing to experience the typical local atmosphere would be interested in visiting it more than others. The bar is open every day but never lack visitors. In Kobe, karaoke clubs are also common, remaining one of the most popular options for evening entertainment.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kobe and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Kobe
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Ina gawa keikoku' , 31.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Hashikura' , 32.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Yata' , 33.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Chikuho' , 46.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Taki renzan' , 47.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Kobe
♥   Amusement park 'Mosaic Garden' Chūō, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kobe Portopialand' Chūō, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kobe Fruit and Flower Park' , 18.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Hanshin Park' Kōshien, 18.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Universal Studios Japan' , 24.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Kobe
♥   Water park 'Hirakata Park' Hirakata, Osaka, 45.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Kobe - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Kobe - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Kobe?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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