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.
Explore Ryokans in Kobe >
Ryokans are the perfect way to discover old Japanese culture and traditions. 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
My tips for local activities
How about exploring the amazing food scene of Kobe on a personalized food tour with a local guide. Check out this page > for more details.
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.
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
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.
Where to stay in Kobe?
Day trips from Kobe:
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