Hotel Okura Kobe

2-1 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Kinki, 650-8560, Japan | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $86.00

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A travel blog entry by curioso

... AM, our assigned time. After scanning off the ship for the last time, we went to the bus that would take us to the Osaka Airport for the 4:45 PM United flight to SFO. This last bus journey, Red #3, was about a one hour trip on modern highways/freeways.

As we could not check in until 1:45 PM, we had time to kill. Leaving one another to watch the baggage, we each explored the terminal. It is spacious, modern and relatively comfortable and quiet. Level 3, the ...

Osaka Castle, Shitennoji, Sumiyoshi Taisha

A travel blog entry by david.crowther


... of the temple was another pretty (albeit small) Japanese garden which I took some time to stroll around, enjoying the many fish ponds and little bamboo groves.

I headed back to Tennoji station (this time without getting lost) and hopped on a rickety old tram car which would take me to the Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, just a few minutes away from Tennoji.

The shrine was one of the more interesting that I have seen so far and I'm told it is ...

Day 419: cold noodles and other inventions

A travel blog entry by ursburs

... They can fix me, when I get back to Switzerland!
Protected by my new temple umbrella I proceed to the museum. It's historical. I prefer arts - modern arts. Yesterday's should have been good, but by the time we got there, I had to run for my train. Anyways, it's an interesting collection and especially the buddha exibition is quite stunning. So is my next stop, the Kasuga Taisha Shrine in the forest and the closeby view point ...

Samurais, Sake and Sushi

A travel blog entry by neil_mel


... middle staffed by 2 sushi chefs surrounded by a bar that you sit at to eat. In a glass display case on the bar they have different type of fish on display, you point to the one you like and the chefs prepare it for you freshly in front of you.

Even though we could not understand a word the staff said to us,and have no idea what half the fish were, it was great fun and delicious.


Kobe, Japan

A travel blog entry by michatsea


... skateboard park where there were some stunt bikers and free line skaters. The free line skaters let us try them. They are so weird. You just stand on these little wheels and your feet aren’t strapped into anything and you are supposed to skate around. They made it look so easy but neither Chelsea nor I could do it. One of the groups were celebrating a birthday and they gave us little teddy bear cookies as presents. Afterwards we headed back to the ship because we had an early ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 2-1 Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, is near Chinatown (Nankinmachi), Kobe Harborland, Meriken Park, and Kobe Port Tower.
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