Kobe Harborland

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  • Kobe Harborland

  • Kobe Harborland Cruise Ship Infront Of The Meriken Park Oriental Hotel

  • View From The Concerto Cruise Boat To The Kobe Mosaic Ferris Wheel

  • Kobe Mosaic Ferris Wheel at Kobe Harborland

  • Kobe Port Tower In The Background

  • Kobe Harborland Sign

  • Illumination At Night Kobe Harborland

  • Kobe Harborland Canal Garden

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Facts & Figures

Kobe Harborland is a huge shopping and entertainment district developed on the site of the former Japan National Railways Cargo Station. Best Ryokans in KobeExplore Ryokans in Kobe
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The district located at the waterfront offers nice seaside sightseeing spots, a long pier and is the starting point for the Kobe harbour cruise.

  • Kobe Harborland:
  • Restaurants Opening Hours - 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Shops Opening Hours - 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Amusement Park Opening Hours - 10:00 am to 11:00 pm


The shopping district Kobe Harborland opened for the public in 1992. Built on the former freight yard (Minatogawa Kamotsu Station), which was removed in 1982.


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Kobe Harborland is located in Chuo-ku (ward) next to JR Kobe Station at the Kobe waterfront.

How to get to Kobe Harborland?

  • 1min from JR Kobe Station served by JR Kobe Line
  • 1min from Harborland Subway Station served by Municipal Subway Line

Sightseeing spots


Kobe MOZAIC - shopping complex with cinema, amusement park, fashion boutiques, restaurants

Canal Garden - shopping mall with an Hankyu department store, sports store and many more

Waterfront boardwalk - nice promande and a favourite dating spot for the youth of Kobe

Gaslight Street - enjoy at night the gas street lights atmosphere

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Kobe Matsuri Festival (19th)
Enjoy stage dance performances and many parades at the Flower Road.

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