Anpanman Museum picture of the building's front exterior

Anpanman Museum

The Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall is an interactive museum and children's center for the Japanese hero Anpanman. Located in the…1245
Minato Nomori School picture of the field

Minato no Mori Park

There are skate parks, basketball courts, natural grasses, and running courses. Minato no Mori Park is especially well known for enjoying skating and…1247
Kobe Animal Kingdom

Kobe Animal Kingdom

Greenhouse-based park featuring tropical plants, birds & small mammals, plus interactive shows. You can come in touch with various animals.1242

English Speaking Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Yamada went to school in Portland, Oregon so his English is perfect. He takes national health insurance and is a just a really good dentist in…1170
Nunobiki picture of the waterfall

Nunobiki Falls

The revered Nunobiki Falls has been the subject of art, poetry and worship for centuries – some of the poems are reproduced on stone tablets at the…1286
Futatabi Park

Futatabi Park

A quiet mid sized park with a central lake, located atop Mt. Rokko.1275

Matsuda Eye Clinic (松田眼科クリニック)

Matsuda Eye Clinic Specializing in contacts, eyeglasses, and medications. English OK! They will also provide samples of contacts after getting…1175
Post office picture of the building front exterior

Kobe Chuo Central Post Office

This is the big central post office in Kobe. It's convenient because it's one of the few post offices that are open past the end of work hours.  …1284


One of two primary sites where Kobe JET(s) are allocated housing.1478
Image of meat frying on a fire

Yakiniku Rokko Sannomiya 焼肉六甲三宮

A good place for yakiniku (meat that you grill yourself at your table) in Sannomiya. Has several courses of tabe/nomihoudai (all you can eat/drink)…1162
Outside of a building with a darkening sky

Akachaya Cafe

This is the spot if you're looking for affordable modern age sweets with a more refined Japanese flavor. I personally suggests the house parfait…1215
Village Vanguard storefront picture

Village Vanguard

The concept here is "bookstore and play", being both a book shop and general store. They sell books, interior goods, apparel, sweets, toys, and…1249
Umie buiilding front


Umie is a popular shopping center where you can find department stores, food and sports goods.947
Ramen shop building exterior front

Tenjin Tenjin Ramen

(山神山人). This is a ramen chain that makes some of the best ramen I've experienced in my short life. In particular, the spicy miso ramen (辛味噌盛り) is…1283
Kobe Mount Rokko Hike

Trekking Over the Mountain to Arima Onsen

This is a personal favorite trail of mine that takes you up and over the summit of Mt. Rokko and down into Arima Onsen. The trail averages about 3 1…1276
Elua burger

Elua Diner

Essentially the replacement burger joint for those of us who were all about some SB Diner. Relatively affordable burgers. The classics plus a few…941
Suma Rikyu Park

Suma Ward Office

Hyogo Prefecture Museum of Art picture of the front exterior

Hyogo Ward Office

Photo of a Gratefuls burger set with fries salad and a coke

Grateful's Burgers by the Beach

This seaside diner has some of the best tasting food for kilometres around - I'd know, I went looking. The google reviews call it pricey but they don…1583
A lot of beers on tap

BrewPub Starboard

A solid craft beer bar serving local beers from Rokko Brewery, with a knowledgable choice of foreign draft on rotation. Expect ¥700-900 for a pint…1217
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