Locations

Kobe Immigration Office

Important place for you to renew your visa and reentry permit. 

If you forget to bring a photo, there is a…

Ichigahara

If you continue to hike past Nunobiki Falls, you can see the Ichigahara River. If you follow the river, it will take…

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…

Spark: Scone & Bicycle

A cafe that also loans out really nice bikes for a great daily deal!

The staff is very friendly and helpful.…

Village Vanguard

The concept here is "bookstore and play", being both a book shop and general store. They sell books, interior goods…

Elua Diner

Essentially the replacement burger joint for those of us who were all about some SB Diner.

Relatively…

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…

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,…

Venus Bridge

Scenic view of Kobe with easy access via a short hike.

Mandrillus Curry

This is a nice and affordable curry place with a fun and personal atmosphere.

They have two locations,…

Anpanman Museum

The Kobe Anpanman Children's Museum & Mall is an interactive museum and children's center for the Japanese hero…

Nim. cafe

Highly recommended cafe by the students of Rokko Island High School - has a nice atmosphere with the lunch menu…

Momiichi Kitano Sakaten Relaxation massage

New location for a great massage place - excellent massage, cheap prices with specials for about ‎¥3900 for 70…

Meriken Park

Pleasant place to take a walk, enjoying a beautiful seaside view of Kobe. Also hosts several events throughout the…

Kobe Animal Kingdom

Greenhouse-based park featuring tropical plants, birds & small mammals, plus interactive shows. You can come in…

Jam Jam (Jazz Cafe)

A chilled out cafe for the jazz lovers. Steady tunes of new wave and classic jazz on vinyl. 

Hosts a…

Flying Tiger Copenhagen (RIP)

A general lifestyle store in the Centergai shopping district with tons of items that are cool, useful, or both.…

Suma Aquarium (Suma Aqualife Park)

An aquarium that almost every elementary school student in Kobe has been to, the Suma Aqualife Park hosts 600…

Matsuda Eye Clinic (松田眼科クリニック)

Matsuda Eye Clinic

Specializing in contacts, eyeglasses, and medications.

English OK!

They…

Hanayama

One of two primary sites where Kobe JET(s) are allocated housing.

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