Locations

Minato no Mori Park

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

Konan University - Okamoto

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

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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…

Lima Coffee

A staple in the Kobe Coffee community. Located between both JR Kobe and JR Motomachi, and just south of the…

Futatabi Park

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

Bando Kobe Science Museum

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

Animate

THE store for anime/manga - an infamous aspect of Japanese pop culture. They sell manga (comics), CDs, DVDs,…

Umie

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

Matsuda Eye Clinic (松田眼科クリニック)

Matsuda Eye Clinic

Specializing in contacts, eyeglasses, and medications.

English OK!

They…

SJ Kobe

An import store with a particularly wide range of snacks, candy, tea and alcohol from overseas. Also has cheese,…

Akachaya Cafe

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

I…

Kannon-ya

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

Baan Thai

The tastiest Thai food in Kobe! Straight up yo.

Adjustable spiciness levels: 1-5. 3 will still wreck you bro…

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,…

Kitano Dental Office

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

Kobe City Kande Nature Education Garden

Host location
for the Kande Camp
and Kande Camp Scavenger Hunt.

Dango Izakaya

A relaxed, upper-scale vibe izakaya
with an affordable and delicious menu!

Staff will remember you…

Spark: Scone & Bicycle

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

The staff is very friendly and helpful.…

Meriken Park

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

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…

Kobe Education Center (KEC)

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

Nada Onsen

An old but charming local onsen that doesn't discriminate at all against tattoos!

Expect to see some Yakuza…