chosen as the 25th Most Beautiful City and has a lot of character in its sophisticated townscape.

Compare to old city Kyoto, Kobe is a modern city.
Kobe Harbor Land where shopping, gourmet and entertainment gather.
Mt. Rokko, said to be one of the 3 best night views in the world. One of the most famous hot springs in Japan, the Arima Hot Spring. The world heritage Himeji Castle and the Awaji Island which is as big as Singapore. There are so many things to enjoy, whether it be mountain, ocean, island or city.

Timeline of Hyogo

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    King of the Winter Taste, Crab Full Course Plan

    Specialty of Tajima, the snow crab season opens November 6 every year and the harbor is crowded with locals and tourists. It is one of the great attractions of the Kannabe inn t...

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    Kannabe highland snowshoe walking

    Mt. Kannnabe was consisted of lave flow of Genbu-rock, a scoria cone of 469 meters high from volcano in about 20 thousand years ago. At the top, there now is a crater, 750 meter...

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    Izushi Castle Ruins

    Izushi castle was built in 1604 and used to sit at the top of the mountain commanding an impressive view over the town. Remains of the castle are still preserved at the foot of ...

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    Izushi Castle Town

    Izushi is a castle town that flourished during the Edo era, about 200-300 years ago. There are several fine displays of traditional architecture found throughout the town, this ...

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    Izushi Castle Festival 2017

    Every year on November 3rd, Izushi Castle Festival is held. The festival’s main highlight is the daimyo’s (Japanese feudal lord’s) procession. The daimyo’s procession is a parad...

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    Event: Itami Wasshoi

    Date and Time: 14 October (Saturday) 2017, 10:00 – 19:00 Place: Itami Hall, Hankyu Itami Station 4F, Sangenderamae Hiroba ~ Free entrance~ Every autumn, the Itami city ce...

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    Event: Miyamae Festival

    Date and Time: October 7 2017, 10:00-17:00 (stalls), October 8, 2017 9:00– 19:00 (drum performances) Place: Inano Shrine, Miyanomae Street ~ This event may be cancelled in cas...

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    Event: 17th Itami Downtown Bar

    Date and Time: October 21st (Sat), 2017, 12:00 ~ late ~ no postponement for rain ~ Place: Itami city center bars and restaurants URL: http://www.itami-toshikaihatsu.co.jp/eve...

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    Hyogo Itami city

    Itami Agricultural Fair

    Date and Time: October 28 – 29 (Sat, Sun) 2017, 9:30 – 15:00 Place: Koyaike Park URL: ~ This event will go ahead in the case of light rain but made be cancelled in the case o...

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    Aramaki Rose Garden in full bloom!

    The 1.7 hectares of Aramaki Rose Garden will soon be filled with the scent of over 10,000 roses of 250 different species as they come into bloom. In the ‘Local Rose Corner’ you ...

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    Itami City Hotel

    A five minute walk from both JR Itami Station and Hankyu Itami Station, access to Itami City Hotel is convenient for both business and leisure; central Osaka is a 15 minute trai...

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    “HIKOMARU” items

    “Hikomaru” is a mascot character of Itami city as same as “Tamimaru.” In order to advertise Itami city, he has been flying to all the parts of Japan with many information. Wit...

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    “TAMIMARU” items

    “Tamimaru” is a mascot character of Itami city with motif of “mallard” living in Koyaike pond, which is representative of natural environment of Itami city. It speaks in Kansai ...

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    Yabu made Magic Spice, "Asakura Japanese Pepper"

    Do you know the spice called "Japanese pepper"? Japanese pepper which is widely used in Japan and China has a feature that when you eat, unique smell spreads in your mouth. It i...

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    Kobe Harborland

    Kobe Harborland gives a defining view of Kobe.
    There are large shopping malls,movie theaters,and...

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    All the best food is gathered in this central area of Kobe.
    Many original and unique restaurant...

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    Kobe Kitano Ijinkan Gai

    The area is full of European style buildings that were built for western immigrants during the Me...

Hot Spring

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