22 Sights in Kobe, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Kobe, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 22 sights are available in Kobe, Japan.

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1. 旧ハッサム住宅

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Old Hassan Residence (Old Hassan Residence) is a alien museum located in the central district of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is reported that the design is called A. N. Hansel, who has personally designed many alien halls such as Shuek Mansion and Mendi. It was completed in 1902. The balcony on the south side overlooks the vast Japanese garden, with arcade style on the first floor and Colonade style on the second floor, which becomes the appearance feature of the residence. It was evaluated as a famous building with the characteristics of Meiji era alien museum, and was designated as an important national cultural property on June 7, 1961.

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2. 風見鶏の館

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Kobe Fengjian Chicken Restaurant is a historical building located in Kitano Town, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Built in 1904 (Meiji 37) as the residence of German traders, the Alien Pavilion (Western Pavilion) is characterized by heavy brick structure and wind vane on the roof. Because that weathervane is called the Hall of Weathervane, another name from the original occupants is called Old Thomas Mansion, Old Thomas Residence. Designated as important national cultural property.

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3. 船屋形

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The boathouse shape is a historical building "Sichuan Throne Ship" located in Xiangyuan Park, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Throne ships refer to the ships used by Daimyo in the Edo period for attendance and sightseeing, and several of them have been preserved so far. Among them, this boathouse is the only existing Sichuan throne ship. Because of its scarcity and high historical and cultural value, it was designated as an important national cultural property in 1953 (Showa 28).

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4. メリケンパーク

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Meriken Park is a waterfront park located in the port city of Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The park features the Kobe Port Tower, Kobe Maritime Museum, and a memorial to victims of the Great Hanshin earthquake. The name of the park comes from the word "American," which was commonly translated as "Meriken" during the Meiji era. Meriken Park is also the location of the Hotel Okura Kobe and Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel.

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5. 六甲八幡神社

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六甲八幡神社 KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Rokko Yahata Shrine is a Japanese Shinto shrine near Hankyu Rokko Station in Nada-ku, Kobe. It is one of the biggest shrines in western Kobe along with the Sumiyoshi Shrine. It holds events on New Year's Day, the yakujin festival, setsubun and Shichi-Go-San. The big red torii gate at the entrance to the shopping mall is very large. It is at least 110 years old.

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6. 神戸市文書館

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The Kobe City Archives is the archive of the city of Kobe in Japan. It contains records dating back to the mid 19th century. The building containing the archive is currently located in the Chuo district of Kobe, near Shin-Kobe Station. The building is in Art Deco style, and was recognised as a "significant building" in 2000.

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7. 出雲大社神戸分祠

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Izumo Dashe Kobe Branch is a shrine located in Kobe City, Nancho, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Known as "the god of affinity", "the god of happiness" and "the god of presiding over the ghost". Sacrifice to the God worshipped by Izumo Society, the spirit of the Great God. Also known as "Kobe's groundhog"

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8. D51 211

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The Class D51 (D51形) is a type of 2-8-2 steam locomotive built by the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), the Japanese National Railways (JNR), and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company, Kisha Seizo, Hitachi, Nippon Sharyo, Mitsubishi, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries from 1936 to 1945 and 1950 to 1951.

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9. 三宮神社

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Sangiya Shrine is a shrine located in Sangiya Town, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The third pillar of a shrine from one palace to eight palaces (the eight societies of the descendants of Shinoda) dedicated to the eight pillars of Shinoda Shrine, Jin Ji ordered it as a deity.

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10. 旧小寺家厩舎

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Old Xiaosijia Stable is a western-style stable building located in Xiangyuan, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Designed by the architect He Hehaozang, it was completed in 1910. In 1970, it was designated as an important national cultural property.

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11. 神戸ポートタワー

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The Kobe Port Tower is a landmark in the port city of Kobe, Japan. The sightseeing tower was completed in 1963 and was temporarily closed from late 2009 to April 28, 2010 for renovation. It is located in the Central District, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.

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12. 神戸北野美術館

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Kobe Kitano Art Museum is an art museum located in the central district of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. As a museum facility, it was built in the 31st year of Meiji (1898), a historical building, the official residence of the old American Consulate.

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13. 徳光院

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Deguang Courtyard or Deguang Monastery is a Buddhist temple located in Qihe Town, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The mountain name is Dayuan Mountain, and Linji Zong Tianlong Temple School. This deity is an eleven-faced Avalokitesvara.

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14. 萌黄の館

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The old Sharp residence is a alien house located in Kitano Town, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is famous for its "Museum of Meng Huang". On December 18, 1980, it was designated as an important cultural property by the state.

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15. 無量光寺

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Muryo Temple is a temple of the Jodo sect in Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture. The mountains are Mt. There is a tradition that this temple is a model of the Hamanokan (Tatsu) of the light source, which appears in the Menji Monogatari Akashi.

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16. 多聞寺

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Tamonji is a temple of Tendai sect in Tarumi -ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The mountain name is Kichijoyama. The principal is Bishamonten. Benten Pond's music bridge and oyster flags are counted as one of the famous places of Kobehana.

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17. 俵美術館

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Nuo Art Museum is a registered museum in Hyogo Prefecture, located in Luwu City, Hyogo Prefecture, which opened in 1988. The operation is a public welfare consortium. Two large stone statues stand beside the porch of the art museum.

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18. 八宮神社

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Eight Palace Shrine (Eight Palace Shrine) is located in Nan Town, Central District, Kobe City. It is a shrine where the Six Palace Shrine and the Eight Palace Shrine of the Eight Gods of Ikuta descent are sacrificed together.

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19. 神戸護国神社

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Kobe Shrine in Hyogo Prefecture is a shrine (Shrine) located in the beach area of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Sacrifice to 53,257 war victims related to the eastern part of Hyogo Prefecture (Danbo, Shejin and Awaji).

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20. 走水神社

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The Walking Water Shrine is a shrine located at 5 Ding Mu, Yuancho, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Take a road south from Yuanding Commercial Street, facing the roads on the east and west sides.

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21. 専称寺

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The official name of the monastery is Zhengli Mountain Monastery, which is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land True Sect Honganji Sect located in Nanben Town, Central District, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.

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22. カワサキワールド

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Kawasaki World is an enterprise museum established by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe Maritime Museum on May 17, 2006 (18 years of Heisei). It is completely allowed to take pictures in Kawasaki World.

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