Locations

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…

Anpanman Museum

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

Kitano Dental Office

English speaking dentist right outside Hankyu West exit - clean, friendly, fast. Standard cleaning is about ¥ 2,000…

Futatabi Park

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

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art

A municipal gallery of art opened in Nada Ward in 2002, the museum displays more than seven thousand art works,…

Konan University - Okamoto

A private university with campuses in Okamoto, Nishinomiya, and Port Island. Konan University hosts Konan Chat!…

Umie

Umie is a popular shopping center where you can find department stores, food and sports goods.

Meriken Park

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

Akachaya Cafe

This is the spot if you're looking for affordable modern age sweets with a more refined Japanese flavor.

I…

Village Vanguard

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

Suma Rikyu Park

Located in Suma ward, this botanical garden was created in 1967 and modeled after the park in the Palace of…

Flying Tiger Copenhagen (RIP)

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

Ichigahara

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

Elua Diner

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

Relatively…

Mandrillus Curry

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

They have two locations,…

Bando Kobe Science Museum

Containing the only planetarium in Kobe, the Bando Kobe Science Museum is a great place for everyone young and old…

Spark: Scone & Bicycle

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

The staff is very friendly and helpful.…

Minato no Mori Park

There are skate parks, basketball courts, natural grasses, and running courses. Minato no Mori Park is especially…

Hanayama

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

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Venus Bridge

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

Matsuda Eye Clinic (松田眼科クリニック)

Matsuda Eye Clinic

Specializing in contacts, eyeglasses, and medications.

English OK!

They…

Jam Jam (Jazz Cafe)

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

Hosts a…