Locations

Starboard Craft Beer Bar

A solid craft beer bar serving local beers from Rokko Brewery, with a knowledgable choice of foreign draft on…

Suma Rikyu Park

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

Kobe Immigration Office

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

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

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…

Troopcafe (Night Club)

An all-night Saturday club for those who dig the sweet sensual sounds of disco, house, funk, etc.

A chill and…

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…

Jam Jam (Jazz Cafe)

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

Hosts a…

Ichigahara

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

Kannon-ya

You can eat delicious sweets while looking at Buddhist statues (Motomachi location only) and other delightful…

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…

Anpanman Museum

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

Venus Bridge

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

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,…

Kobe 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…

Nagisa no Yu

A sento (public bathhouse) that uses real hot spring water. In addition to the baths, you can get a massage or dine…

Flying Tiger Copenhagen (RIP)

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

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Kobe Gaidai (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)

”Kobe Gaidai" is the nickname lovingly used by ALT(s) for the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies. It is a…

Kobe Education Center (KEC)

A common location for training workshops and other events organized by the Guidance Division, including but not…

Suma Aquarium (Suma Aqualife Park)

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

Greenhouse 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…

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/…

Konan University - Nishinomiya

The Nishinomiya campus of the private educational institution Konan University. Many Kobe and Hyogo ALT(s) volunteer…