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For the Little Boy In All of Us.

This was a short train ride from Kobe. Strike the same pose as the robot for a photo as we saw... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Dushi-NY
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NY, NY
An iron robot that uplift people 's spirit

Tetsujin 28-Go Stands as a center piece in Nagata Ward to reawaken the town spirit after the Great... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Hua M
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Bangkok, Thailand
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6-1-1 Wakamatsucho, Nagata-ku, Kobe 653-0038, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This tetsujin 28 1:1 scale statue was built to lift the spirit of the people of kobe after the great earthquake shaking the city. Placed in the middle of a park and shopping arcade that makes you see how big is this statue. This park...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife and I renewed our wedding vows here. There is a store related to this but you have to walk a fair way down the street to find it. The statue is very easy to find from the train station plus the locals are...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This was a short train ride from Kobe. Strike the same pose as the robot for a photo as we saw many people do. It puts a smile on your face. The small shopping center contains a grocery store, clothing shop, restrooms, a bakery and...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

If I am not mistaken, Tetsujin 28 (or Gigantor to some) was the first cartoon super robot. Kobe is short train ride from Osaka, and I made sure to visit during my first visit to Osaka in 2015. I sure am glad I went -...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This tetsujin 28 1:1 scale statue was built to lift the spirit of the people of kobe after the great earthquake shaking the city. Placed in the middle of a park and shopping arcade that makes you see how big is this statue. This park...More

1  Thank Muhammad K
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Tetsujin 28-Go Stands as a center piece in Nagata Ward to reawaken the town spirit after the Great Hanshin earyhquake that took away more than 6,000 lives. . Based on the comic figure created by Mitsuteru Yokohama, a native of Kobe, Tetsujin 28 was finished...More

Thank Hua M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We first spotted the Tetsujin monument coming from Hiroshima by train. It was built to commemorate Kobe's reconstruction after the earthquake, but we just wanted to see it because it's huge. Right in the middle of a playground, kids of all ages tried to climb...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I took a short train ride from Osaka to visit this statue. There's a few nice places to eat nearby. We got take out and ate near the statue. It's good to have a reason to visit certain areas that you wouldn't normally go.

Thank Damianmills87
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Its a little out of the main Kobe tourist areas, but If you grew up watching Gigantor (that giant blue robot) cartoons on TV, this is a place you must visit to rediscover that child in you. The creator of Gigantor came from Kobe. During...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Four stops on the train from downtown Kobe or Sannomiya is the Shin Nagata JR Railway station. Depart this station walk diagonally opposite across the road and down the walkway which features the Tetsujin 28. Then turn right and there is the robot towering above...More

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