- Must-Visit Attractions Accessible from Kobe Airport -
Kobe Nightcap & Arima Onsen Hot Spring
Kobe is one of Japan's leading ports. It is considered to be one of the three major night views of alongside Hakodate and Nagasaki. Here you can eat Kobe beef which is one of the three major wagyu beef brands in Japan. In the city you'll also find Arima Onsen, one of the three major hot springs of Japan.
Kobe Night View, one of the three major night views of Japan
This night view, also known as the "Ten million yen night view”, is breathtaking. The night view is best viewed from Mount Rokko or Mount Maya. There are a lot of restaurants on Mount Rokko where you can eat as you enjoy the night view. The restaurant on Mount Maya was given two stars on Michelin Green Guide Hyogo Online in 2016.
Kobe Beef, three major wagyu beef brands in Japan
Kobe beef is meat from the Tajima strain of Japanese Black cattle, raised in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture and graded by the most rigid standards of Japan. Relish the highest quality, melt-in-your-mouth succulent Japanese Wagyu. There are a number of reasonable options for lunch.
Arima Onsen, one of the three major hot springs of Japan
One of the oldest hot springs, Arima Onsen is located about 30 minutes away from downtown Kobe. The town has two types of hot spring waters: the Kinsen or "gold water" and Ginsen or "silver water". The Japanese style inns also have dance and music shows performed by geiko (professional geisha).
The Cosmopolitan City of Kobe "A city with a distinctly international flavor"
The port town of Kobe has flourished as an important point for trade since the Meiji Period, and has become a town rich in international influences. In the Kitano District, a slightly elevated area, there is a village of ijin-kan buildings. These are Western-style houses that were once the residences of diplomats and traders, and today 50 still remain. The area which links Motomachidori and Sakaechodori, commonly known as Nankin-machi, also has the nickname of Chinatown.
"Doors to explore 'NIPPON'", a special program that showcases scenes hand-picked from NHK's "SHIN NIHON FUDOKI", a show that conveys the beautiful scenery and profound culture of Japan, is screened on five TV monitors installed in the departure area of Haneda Airport. Do enjoy the video before you leave Haneda Airport.