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Mt. Rokko

Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
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“cable car” (37 reviews)
“musical box” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Higashinada-ku, Kobe 657-0101, Hyogo Prefecture
Ways to Experience Mt. Rokko
from US$325.00
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"garden terrace"
in 9 reviews
"cable car"
in 37 reviews
"musical box"
in 5 reviews
"night view"
in 10 reviews
"nice view"
in 11 reviews
"arima onsen"
in 10 reviews
"snow park"
in 6 reviews
"unlimited bus"
in 2 reviews
"kobe city"
in 10 reviews
"namba station"
in 2 reviews
"clean air"
in 2 reviews
"hankyu line"
in 3 reviews
"mountain view"
in 3 reviews
"osaka bay"
in 5 reviews
"city life"
in 2 reviews
"botanical gardens"
in 2 reviews
"day pass"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I availed the Rokkosan Tourist Pass which allowed roundtrip budls ticket #16, roundtrip cable car and unlimited bus ride around. It was such a great place - offering various activities such as the musical box, botanical garden, country home etc. The view of Kobe from...More

Thank lel0525
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice drive and offers panoramic view of Kansei prefecture, there is a nice cafe at the hilltop that serves nice coffee. Did not try the rope car since we ran out of time. Overall very pleasant trip

Thank bbyma
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

At the time of my visit, the low clouds obscured the view of Kobe port. There is an English town on top of the mountain, which are shops selling souvenirs. Do not come here if the clouds are low, nothing to do since can't see...More

Thank Diviva
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit to mount rokko..love the view and cool air on the mountain. It can be chilly when it gets windy. This time, we visited the recreational area where the fish pond, board slide (super fun, must try) and boat rides are...More

2  Thank SeeStarsSee
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Many attractions and stops on Mt Rokko. Some for children, some for adults. Around October and November, Mt Rokko hosts an art festival called "Rokko meets art". VERY nice.

Thank Irina K
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It’s always a very nice Day trip to Mt. Rokko. Started to trail from Ashiya and down to Arima onsen. Route is moderate and you will enjoy the nature; seasonal flowers, greens, waterfall, and pound. I hiked a few times in Spring and Autumn, always...More

Thank ms_me801
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

It was a very cold day--windy as well, and we decided not to walk to the top of the mountain. The view was better there, but the "price" to brave the cold was far too high for us! Looking down the mountain and over the...More

Thank 1234texas
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

My original plan was to ride the ropeway up and enjoy the views. Upon arrival at the top, i realised there was more to do up here enough to fill a day's activity - Garden Terrace, Alpine Botanical Gardens, Music Box Museum, etc. There is...More

3  Thank Vthc4
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Went with family. Bought Rokkosan tourist pass at JPY1,000 per pax. This include round trip of shuttle bus & cable car. Good view when you ride the cable car, and convenient shuttle bus. My initial plan was take a Maya shuttle bus from Sanjo Stn...More

1  Thank Jac H
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The trip there on the cable car was great fun with good views of forest, cherry blossom and acre trees. The view from the top was also good but there was not an awful lot to do there unless you got the bus to the...More

2  Thank Ishiarusha
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Gerryte
4 May 2018|
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Response from Jac H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive, there got car park available at each interest spot. I not sure if it’s chargeable. the road fairly steep. I experienced this when I took wrong bus which direct down to rokko station from mountain. Not... More
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Jeanette N
17 March 2018|
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Response from Tomoko D | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the weather if you want to go to Rokko Mountain. Sometimes, it's very foggy. If you have only 6 hours to see Kobe, I recommend to ride city loop sightseeing bus. You will see main sightseeing spots. Buy a day... More
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Jeanette N
17 March 2018|
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Response from TripMember06152015 | Reviewed this property |
hi, not sure if it is still in time for you. Many ways you could visit my Rokko from Kobe Port. most convenient of course from those private tour from Kobe town. But you could still do it on you own. You can take one of the... More
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