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Shinkobe Ropeway

1-4-3 Kitanocho Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-271-1160
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Not for Acrophobics

The ropeway, climbing high above the city from where a view of the city can be had, is impressive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hanan B
Ramat Gan, Israel
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Offers a great view of the city, Nunobiki Falls and the canopy of the forest leading up to the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Guam, Mariana Islands
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  • Average12%
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1-4-3 Kitanocho Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-271-1160
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ropeway, climbing high above the city from where a view of the city can be had, is impressive. However, if you are a serious acrophobic, as I am, then you might consider skipping the ride altogether. I had to keep my eyes shut all...More

Thank Hanan B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Offers a great view of the city, Nunobiki Falls and the canopy of the forest leading up to the Nunobiki Herb Garden!

Thank Shikataganai73
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We took the city loop bus from the habour and got off at stop 11 for the rope way, which is a gondola ride to the herb garden. From the top station you can walk down to the mid station through beautiful gardens. An extra...More

1  Thank multitrips
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Ropeway is the best accdess to Nunobiki Herb gardens and gives you anexcellent view over Kobe - and if the weather is good, up to Osaka.

Thank dhs9909
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited on a weekday morning and it was very quiet. The view from the ropeway is fantastic, and we also enjoyed visiting the herb gardens. Very scenic - we wished we had a lot more time to simply wander and enjoy!

Thank Ginny D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were a party of 4 and we really enjoyed the ride even though the weather was not great because of the views and the nice quiet ride.

Thank TravelerGermany62
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

If you're visiting Kobe, then you can't miss the Shin-Kobe Ropeway. To reach the top, you can either get a cable car ride. If so, there'll be a first stop halfway thru the mountain and then the final stop which is the Herb Gardens. You...More

Thank Hethler
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Easily accessible, the ropeway is a 5-minute walk from the Shin-Kobe Railway station. At the top of the hill you enter your enclosed glass car and head up to the top station all the while getting a panoramic view of the Kobe Harbor. When reaching...More

Thank reenieroo22
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was an interesting ride with good views of the Kobe harbor. We were here in late March but most of the flowers were not in bloom yet. There was still stuff to see and it was a pleasant visit.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Shin-Kobe Ropeway has easy access as it is located near the Shin-Kobe station, one of the main train hubs in Kobe. From the ropeway, you have scenic views of Kobe, the harbor, and waterfalls. At the top is a charming little Swiss-style village with...More

1  Thank Stephen W
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