Situated in the center of Honshu, the main island of Japan, Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture and is easily accessible by air, sea and land. It's about three hours from Tokyo on the Shinkansen (bullet train), making it a worthy candidate for a day trip from Tokyo. Together with Kyoto and Osaka, it creates a central hub for the wealth of the western regions of Japan. With most of the semi-Japanese and semi-Western style houses, the city is opulent in an exotic setting. Some houses, known as 'ijinkan', which were occupied by foreign merchants in the 19th century, are now open to the public and are sometimes used as boutiques or restaurants.

An exciting thing to do in Kobe is visit the Arima Spas. It is one of the oldest spas in Japan. Its mineral-rich silver and gold water is said to treat various skin ailments and digestive ailments. Around the spa are a wide variety of tourist attractions such as Zuihoji Park, where a popular warlord, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, held a tea ceremony in the 15th century. The Onsen Shrine is dedicated to the priests who are considered the creators of the spa and Tsuzumigataki Fall. Numerous souvenir shops and luxurious Japanese-style hotels inhabit the resort's facilities.

There is no shortage of historical monuments in Kobe. The exceptional architectural design of the Earthquake Museum is sure to leave you mesmerized for a while. You will definitely also want to enjoy the panoramic views of Kobe and Osaka Bay from Mount Rokko. It is easy to get to the top with the use of cable cars. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is famous for being the largest suspension bridge, while Nada district is famous for its Japanese love. Finish off with a leisurely stroll through Kobe's sparkling white harbor and Meriken Park, where you'll also find the Kobe Tower, offering panoramic views of the city.

Some other tourist destinations you won't want to miss on your trip to Kobe are Arima Onsen, Sorakuen Garden, Kobe Harborland, Kitano, and Chinatown. https://goodrush.com/%e0%b9%80%e0%b8%97%e0%b8%b5%e0%b9%88%e0%b8%a2%e0%b8....

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There is no shortage of historical monuments in Kobe. The exceptional architectural design of the Earthquake Museum is sure to leave you mesmerized for a while. You will definitely also want to enjoy the panoramic views of Kobe and Osaka Bay from Mount Rokko. It is easy to get to the top with the use of cable cars. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is famous for being the largest suspension bridge, while Nada district is famous for its Japanese love. Finish off with a leisurely stroll through Kobe's sparkling white harbor and Meriken Park, where you'll also find the Kobe Tower, offering panoramic views of the city.