Gekkoen Kouroukan

318 Arima-cho Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Kinki, 651-1401, Japan | 2 star ryokan
Prices starting from $362.00

Travel Blogs from Kobe

Japan: Day 4

A travel blog entry by elle-jordyn

... us pointing us in the wrong directions. We ended up just jumping in a cab…the cab drivers don’t understand us either and we then almost got in a car accident because the cab driver was so focused on trying to understand the English directions. So then he just dropped us off and we just had to keep asking around to the local where the house was. A woman helped us ...

Chicago of Japan

A travel blog entry by acampen


... Osaka Aquarium. One of the unique features of the aquarium is that you start at the top and work your way back down to the entry level by just walking the ramped pathway. The exhibits were very will crafted allow everyone to get very close to the fish and other wildlife. Of course, the otters and dolphins were the show-stoppers! Also of particular note was the three (or four) story central tank in ...

Letters Home Japan Day 3

A travel blog entry by crashvic37


... of these stores. With prices ranging from $10 to thousands,
these stores are doing a booming business.

The balance of the
evening was spent exploring the shopping district and admiring the giant neon
signs, sampling foods and treats, and just trying to catch our breaths while
taking it all in.

Our final adventure tonight
would be getting back to the hotel. I’d
grabbed a small black ...

Day 18: Kobe Luminarie, Ropeway & Donkey Surprise

A travel blog entry by apat


... confident. We simple walked for 10 minutes to the west of our hotel, and joined the queue. And oh I wish I was joking.

It is hard to believe that so many people could gather in one place, just to see some lights. I can't be too critical, because I was one of the crowd, but it was just insane. The line up took up full streets (so ~30 people wide) and snaked for kilometre after kilometre. We joined the queue just after 6pm, and we ...

Down by the Bay

A travel blog entry by traveled


... that we stopped to watch for a bit. He was very good! juggling fire, stacking dice from a cup, and solving a Rubik cube, all while making jokes and talking to the crowd. Then, it was back to the hotel to lay down for a short while, and plan the night. We went down Dotombashi(?) for dinner at a neat little local favorite (based on the crowd and decor) where I think we at a japanese style pancake okonomi-yaki. I can't be ...


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