A park where one can be absorbed in a spacious open feeling whilst viewing the quintessential scenery of Kobe and feel the ocean breeze.
Meriken Park, a park that faces the port of Kobe, was made in 1887. It is a place where one can relax whilst feeling the fresh ocean breeze surrounded by a panorama of open spacious. The area surrounding the park includes Kobe’s landmark “Kobe Port Tower”, the “Kobe Maritime Museum” with a ship-themed exhibition and a high-end hotel “Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel”. These unique buildings are famous as snapshots of Kobe.
If one has time during a visit, a cruise is also recommended, as there is the jetty for the Kobe Bay Cruise nearby.
There are also illuminations at night. There are several illuminations where one can enjoy the port of Kobe illuminated in various colors.
A large park facing the ocean with a spacious open feeling.
Symbolic structures such as the Kobe Tower are eye-catching.
There are various artistic objects including BE KOBE.
The park is illuminated at night, creating a romantic atmosphere.
Within the park there is one of the biggest Starbucks Coffee in Western Japan.
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 2 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
- 078-321-0085 (Weekdays 9:00am-5:00pm)
- Open 24 hours
- Closed Days
1. About 10 minutes on foot from the JR Kobe Line/Hanshin Electric Railway Motomachi Station.
2. About 7 minutes on foot from the Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan Line Minato-Motomachi Station.
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)