Flying Tiger

Flying Tiger Copenhagen

A general lifestyle store in the Centergai shopping district with tons of items that are cool, useful, or both. Great place for classroom prizes or…1250
Umie buiilding front


Umie is a popular shopping center where you can find department stores, food and sports goods.947
Cartoon image of 4 rental bikes

Spark Scone & Bicycle

A cafe that also loans out really nice bikes for a great daily deal! The staff is very friendly and helpful. And the bikes ride like a dream. Great…1277
Nim Cafe picture of outside building


Highly recommended cafe by the students of Rokko Island High School - has a nice atmosphere with the lunch menu being different from the dinner menu.1255
Animate store

Animate Sannomiya

THE store for anime/manga - an infamous aspect of Japanese pop culture. They sell manga (comics), CDs, DVDs, stationery, posters, plush toys,…1251
Suma Rikyu Park

Suma Ward Office

Kobe Immigration Office picture of front of building

Kobe Immigration Office

Important place for you to renew your visa and reentry permit.  If you forget to bring a photo, there is a photo booth on the first floor.   …1435
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
Pic of Silva Menu

Green House Silva (グリーンハウスシルバ)

Forest themed paradise in the middle of a concrete city. Great food, drinks, and atmosphere! Gets pretty busy during peak times, so be prepared to…1176
Folders and a plant on a table

Nada Ward Office

Folders and a plant on a table

Chuo Ward Office

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
SJ Kobe picture of available foods

SJ Kobe

An import store with a particularly wide range of snacks, candy, tea and alcohol from overseas. Also has cheese, pastas and a variety of other savory…1281
Outside view of the Hanayama Coop store


One of two primary sites where Kobe JET(s) are allocated housing. 花山 はなやま1477
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
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
Kobe barber

The Barber 理髪館三宮店

Great, cheap haircut place. For ¥1,500 you can get a haircut, shampoo AND shave (even if you're sporting a mountain man beard). Not sure if they'll…1235
Cafe Demi cozy inside picture

Jam Jam (Jazz Cafe)

A chilled out cafe for the jazz lovers. Steady tunes of new wave and classic jazz on vinyl.  Hosts a listening only seating section in addition to…1221
Meriken Park

Meriken Park

Pleasant place to take a walk, enjoying a beautiful seaside view of Kobe. Also hosts several events throughout the year, including the Indian Mela…1253
Pi Sports picture of the building front exterior

Port Island Sports Center

A sport facility on Port Island that was built in commemoration of the Port Pia Exhibition in 1981, the Kobe Port Island Sports Center has multiple…1252
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