The Former Foreign Settlement in Kobe and Kitano Ijinkan (historical foreign
residences), birthplaces of Kobe's Western culture,
and Nankin-machi (Chinatown) are located in this area.
district in Nada
history of Nada dates back to Edo era. You can enjoy
this art of traditional Sake-brewing reproduction at
Brewing museums in this area.
was developed as a summer resort for former foreign
settlers. You can command a panoramic view of the Kobe
urban area praised as gThe million-dollar night viewh
and the ports from the top of the mountain.
is a seaside resort, which has a beautiful coastline
and is famous as the location appeared in some Japanese classical literatures. such as Tale of Genji and Records of Great
(Arima Hot Springs)
Springs is one of the oldest hot springs in Japan, which
originates from the mythical age. It has great water
quality and is considered as one of the three oldest
hot springs as well as one of the three best hot springs
is noted for its urban lifestyle and tourism. The Takarazuka
Kagekidan, a famous revue troupe consisted of only women,
and a number of museums are located in this area.
Beautiful, nostalgic pastoral landscapes surrounded by crystal clear air and abundant nature are still preserved there. You can enjoy a wide variety of seasonal tastes of Tamba-brand products, which are grown under its distinct climate conditions. Visit the historical world heritages such as castle ruins and old streets, and enjoy the natural bounty through relaxing in hot springs, skiing, swimming and more.
enjoy this area's beauty of nature through skiing or
relaxing in hot springs, or you may visit the castle
ruin, old streets or historical cultural heritages.
Castle, a national treasure, and its castle town and
many other historical towns are located in this area,
bringing down the culture fostered by traditions.
mythology says that this island was the first land born
in Japan. You can enjoy the beautiful flowers all the
year round and scenic sites which kept mesmerizing the
great poets of the past.