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TripAdvisor Reviews Hyoe Koyokaku Kobe
Travel Blogs from Kobe
... earthquake in 1995. It was an incredible collection and a very intimate bar experience that exceeded even what we had at Lennon bar in Kyoto. There was even a point in the evening where he just took all the stuff out of his fridge and told us what it was! The barman had been drinking with us too and the point at which he started taking stuff out of the fridge was the point that I realised that he was quite drunk too and it was probably time to call it a ...
... train to Namba station where there is a kitchenware street called Sennichimae Doguyasuji. They had some wonderful knife shops, kitchen items and decorations. Peter bought a headband with Kamikaze on it (for his birthday party next year), plus some coasters and placemats. Also bought some cheap plates, knives and forks for ...
... inflation ceremony.
At the bottom of the 8th inning it wasn't looking good for the hometown Tigers, as Yomiuri (Tokyo) was in the lead 3 - 0. However, three errors by Tokyo and a three-run home run brought the game to a tie, and later in the same inning another run was scored, putting the Tigers ahead by one. I was on the edge of my seat during the 9th, waiting for Osaka to strike out the final hitter with the bases loaded and two out. I ...
... wooden barrels!) we went to the tasting room and were pleasantly surprised at the taste. The 'fresh' (not aged) sake was smooth and had an almost dessert wine or brandy taste - Jen's favourite. The second one was much sweeter - Tom's favourite. We walked back to the station via a shallow river packed with families cooling down and took the train back to the centre of Kobe. Big dark rain clouds were starting to form in the mountains around the city. This ...
... gardens will look even better in a week or two’s time.
Several things surprised us about Kyoto. Firstly it was very built up all the way from Osaka to Kyoto, a journey of about an hour and a quarter and we saw hardly any green spaces and the houses were built amongst factories and other industrial buildings. There were no suburbs as we would know them. Secondly, we saw a good number of ladies going around the town dressed in Kimonos which we would have expected to ...