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Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai
Shopping Street

A commercial district in the Sannomiya area that is also a tourism hub in the center of Kobe.

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Shotengai (a commercial district)

Sannomiya Center Gai plays a role as a hub of Kobe where the transportation network converges. The name Sannomiya derives from that of Ikuta Shrine - the village located in the shrine’s territory is called Kanbe, which is also the origin of Kobe. Sannomiya Center Gai is a large-scale shopping arcade connecting east to west from Flower Road to Koikawasuji, and lined with various shops ranging from fashion, interior design and general merchandise to gourmet food.

Information about the shopping street is provided at the Information Gallery “Sannomiya HATENA” (visitor center) in Sannomiya Center Gai. Be sure to check it out if sightseeing Kobe from Sannomiya, as helpful maps and pamphlets for walking around the city are available.

Highlights

  • There is a red Torii gate on the approach to Ikuta Shrine, where one can see the fusion between history and the city.
  • The transportation network of Kobe converges here, providing good access.
  • It is lined with various shops ranging from fashion, interior design, general merchandise to gourmet food.
  • Helpful maps and pamphlets for walking around the city are available at “Sannomiya HATENA”.

Photos

  • It is located in Sannomiya which is in the center of the Kobe transportation hub.

    It is located in Sannomiya which is in the center of the Kobe transportation hub.

  • Products reflecting current fashion trends, naturally gather at the Sannomiya Center Gai, leading Kobe’s fashion.

    Products reflecting current fashion trends, naturally gather at the Sannomiya Center Gai, leading Kobe’s fashion.

  • Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

    Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

  • Fashion show “Sannomiya Collection”

    Fashion show “Sannomiya Collection”

  • A break area providing fun information and ad hoc events, and a relaxing time are offered for visitors to the city.

    A break area providing fun information and ad hoc events, and a relaxing time are offered for visitors to the city.

  • “Forestland”, a place where people can gather and relax

    “Forestland”, a place where people can gather and relax

  • There is also an area titled the Street Museum, where you can enjoy the artwork garnered underground.

    There is also an area titled the Street Museum, where you can enjoy the artwork garnered underground.

  • Visit the Sannomiya Information Gallery Sannomiya HATENA, where you can find out anything about Sannomiya, if you have any questions while walking along the Sannomiya Center Gai.

    Visit the Sannomiya Information Gallery Sannomiya HATENA, where you can find out anything about Sannomiya, if you have any questions while walking along the Sannomiya Center Gai.

  • If you look to the south on Ikuta road from the Information Gallery Sannomiya HATENA, the red Torii gate rises from the ground indicating the approach to Ikuta Shrine.

    If you look to the south on Ikuta road from the Information Gallery Sannomiya HATENA, the red Torii gate rises from the ground indicating the approach to Ikuta Shrine.

  • Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

    Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

  • Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

    Kobe, Sannomiya Center Gai Shopping Street

Reviews

  • 羅莉莉

    太方便了用走路就可以把所有想去的點連在一起,藥妝店很多家,想要的幾乎都買得到,不過一定要多比價有些東西價格差異很大

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Details

Name in Japanese
三宮センター街
Postal Code
650-0021
Address
Sannomiya HATENA: 1-9-1 Sannomiyacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Telephone
Sannomiya HATENA: 078-393-3358
Entrance fee
Free
Closed
Varies by shop
Business Hours
Sannomiya HATENA: 10:30am-7:30pm
Access
About 5 minutes on foot from JR Tokaido Sanyo Main Line Sannomiya Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)