Let's extend our legs based in Kyoto Kobe hen

Kobe has many attractions such as sightseeing spots where you can experience the port town, areas full of exoticism, and spots to prevent the Great Hanshin-A
waji Earthquake from weathering. There are many places to go, from recommended dates to familie
s. When sightseeing in Kyoto, it is also recommended to visit Kobe like this based in Kyoto. Here,
we will introduce the time required from JR Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station, fares, and recommended spots in Kobe.

Travel time and fare from JR Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station

From JR Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station, take the JR Tokaido Sanyo Main Line to Himeji on the New Rapid Train, which takes 51 minutes and costs 1,100 yen.

Top places to visit in Kobe

Here are some of kobe’s best spots.


1-3-18 Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650-0023

Nanjing town is famous as one of japan’s three major Chinatowns, along with Nagasaki Shinchi Chinatown an
d Yokohama Chinatown. Nanjing town is a small Chinatown with 100 shops in an area of 100 meters from north to south and about 200 meters east to west, with various shops such as Chinese ingredients, Chinese cuisine
, and miscellaneous goods. There is a nanjing town just a short walk from the east exit of Motomachi Station on the Hanshin Train, so it is crowded with many tourists regardl
ess of weekdays and holidays. Because it is a small scale, you can fully enjoy eating and walking after about 1 to 2 hours.

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Nanjing-cho is located at 1-3-18 Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, a 5-minute walk from Motomachi Station and Minami Motomachi Station.

Kitano Iyo-mankan-d’id

Yamamoto-do, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 650-0003

Kitano Idyingkan-d’id is one of the most important places to visit when sightseeing in Kobe. Kit
ano Idyingkan Street has many slopes, so it is recommended to wear shoes that are easy to walk in
when you go. There are various types of Ikan, and there are also discounts on common tickets, so choose where you want to visit and use them well. The 8-
building set pass allows you to try on dresses at Kitano Foreign Club. It is also recomme
nded to take a picture of the dress on the terrace facing the garden.

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Kitano Ijinkan Street is located in Yamamoto-do, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, a 15-minute walk from Sannomiya Station.

Kobe Luminarie

Kobe Miyuki Building, 44 Akashicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 650-0037

Kobe Luminarie started in 1995 with the hope of recovery from the Great Hanshin-Awaji E
arthquake. Kobe Luminarie is such a big event that it is said to be a winte
r tradition in Kansai. About 200,000 electric decorations show colorful light performances at the annual light eve
nt in December. In Italian, luminarie means illumination. The c
ity of Kobe will be illuminated brightly forever.

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Kobe Luminarie is held at the former foreign reservation area and higashi amusement park in Chuo-ku, Kobe City, a short walk from Motomachi Station on the JR Hanshin Train.

Kobe Port Tower

〒650-0042 5-5, Namibacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo

Kobe Port Tower was built in 1963 to show the port of Kobe, and it is always bustling with many school excursion students and tourists as a symbol of Kobe Port. Kobe Port T
ower is famous as the first tower lit up in Japan, and it is the first pipe structure in the world. Renovation work has been car
ried out since 2009, and it is possible to produce a lot of productions using optical fiber and using 40 kinds of LEDs, and it adds color to the night view seen from the observation deck of $10 million more than before. In addition,
since it is completely barrier-free, anyone can enjoy the observation deck with peace of mind.

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Kobe Port Tower is located 5-5 Hatambacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, about 8 minutes from Motomachi Station on the JR Hanshin Train.

Kaze-ming Chicken House

3-13-3 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo 650-0002

Kazeming Chicken House has been designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan and has been
loved for a long time. It is also said to be the former Thomas House because a German merchant named Gottfried Thomas lived in the Kazei Chicken House. The Great
Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake occurred in 1995 and was almost completely destroyed, but it took more than 70% of the original building materials to completely repair it over 1 year and 8 months.

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Kazemino-no-Dkan is located 3-13-3 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, a 20-minute walk from Sannomiya Station.

Meriken park

〒650-0042 2-2, Namibacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo

Meriken Park is a park facing Kobe Port. In one corner on
the east side of Meriken Park, the Meriken Dock, which was damaged as the Kobe Port Earthquake Memorial Park, has been left in its original form in an attempt to convey the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake to future generation
s. At this Kobe Port Earthquake Memorial Park, we keep valuable records from the time of the earthquake.

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On the central lawn of Meriken Park, there is an object commemorating the 1st Kobe Fashion Festival, and on the north side, there is an object commemorating the 120th anniversary of the opening of the port, and you can
feel the history of Kobe. Meriken Park is located 2-2 Hatambacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, a 10-minute walk from Motomachi Station.


The travel time and fare from JR Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station are new rapids to Himeji on the JR Tokaido Sanyo Main Line, and the time required is 51 minutes
and the fare is 1,100 yen. Recommended spots in Kobe include Nanjing Town, Kitano Imankan Street, Kobe Luminarie, Kobe Port Tower, Kazemi Chicken House, and Meriken Park.