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Mount Rokko-san

Travel Guide - Mount Rokko-san

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Mt. Rokko-san, spreading behind Kobe city, is one of the most popular mountains in the Kinki (Kansai) region. The mountain offers a vantage point for a view down the mountain to a quite close-up view of the city.
There are several facilities at the top of the mountain, such as Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, Rokko Garden Terrace, Rokko International Musical Box Museum, ski area, shops and restaurants. The panoramic night view from Rokko Garden Terrace is filled with dazzling lights shining like jwewls scattered through Osaka Bay. The night view has been dubbed the “Ten-million-dollar night view.”
In addition to numerous hiking trails, Mt. Rokko-san is accessible by buses, cable cars and ropeways. At Rokko-Sanjo Station on the Rokko Cable Line connecting the mountain and downtown Kobe, you can enjoy another great view from Tenran-dai observatory, which is famous for offering one of the best panoramic views of Kobe from the mountain.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 18 minutes from JR Rokkomichi Station by the #16 bus and get off at the last stop. Transfer to Rokko Cable Line at Rokko Cable Shita Station and get off at Rokko Sanjo Station (10-minute ride).
  • 13 minutes from Rokko Station on the Hankyu Kobe Line by the #16 bus and get off at the last stop. Transfer to Rokko Cable Line at Rokko Cable Shita Station and get off at Rokko Sanjo Station (10-minute ride).
  • 15 minutes walk from Arima Onsen Station on the Kobe Electric Railway Arima Line. Take Rokko Arima Ropeway at Arima Onsen Station and get off at Rokko Sancho Station (12-minute ride).

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-32, Rokkosancho Ichigaya, Nada-ku Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 657-0101

TweetsTweets

re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2020-03-23
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Kobe University @KobeU_Global - 2020-03-17
It has been snowing on Mount Rokko recently! https://t.co/rnxZVW9rb0
Andrea Marchiori @deletrod - 2020-03-10
Just an ordinary #Doomsday scenario on the top of @mount_rokko, in #kobe.

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The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2020-03-07
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re-how.net @rehownet2 - 2020-03-06
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Amiza Shayeeda @myza7 - 2020-03-02
Start your day with a beautiful smile😁 @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/ZdIJ9WfR7w
Jace @jace_rnMD - 2020-02-28
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Tope and the Gryfindorrs @sinzubaba - 2020-02-24
What I want is to travel to Japan! Visit Mount Rokko in the Kobe Peninsula to see Wagyu cow n learn about the proce… https://t.co/RNSU5uyySB
Aki Fujita Taguchi @aftphotography - 2020-02-22
Mount Rokko, Hyogo, Japan
Jan. 2020

Came across this abandoned or off-season cottage. At first, I was surprised to… https://t.co/7x993M8yks
Funimag @funimag - 2020-02-19
@voxphoto Thank you for the information... Mount Rokkô is very famous above Kobe 📷 🌋
Ross Orr @voxphoto - 2020-02-19
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Charis @ForeverCharis - 2020-02-01
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kat lim 💋 @_katlimmm - 2020-02-01
The cold never bothered me anyway 🧤🥶 @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/ZNMvn9ZPp6
Charis @ForeverCharis - 2020-01-28
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Joel Clavio @joelclavio - 2020-01-25
The Nagasaki Ropeway will bring you at the summit of Mount Inasayama, a 333 meters high mountain which gives you on… https://t.co/BbddL42Lgd
LOUX @thisisloudz - 2020-01-25
Japs flight ✈️ @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/OxxgWnTRoa
M S A @contravida13 - 2020-01-17
Arima Onsen or hot springs in Kita-ku, Kobe, Japan. This Onsen is still a hidden treasure of modern Kobe, behind Mo… https://t.co/SmMMBxkGLZ
h.NAOTO @hnaoto_official - 2020-01-17
@kobekoho NAOTO. I was a high school student at that time and experienced the Great Hanshin Earthquake. After 25 ye… https://t.co/IdlL6qSHks
Hyogo Japan Sightseeing Portal @projectkobe - 2020-01-16
20 places to visit in Hyogo in 2020

5. Mount Rokko - Kobe is the city between the mountain and the sea. Mount Rokk… https://t.co/bGSe0nk67D
Hyogo Japan Sightseeing Portal @projectkobe - 2020-01-16
20 places to visit in Hyogo in 2020

5. Mount Rokko - Kobe is the city between the mountain and the sea. Mount Rokk… https://t.co/m2dWwme4XG
I.KAZUO @NTSB25214560 - 2020-01-15
Schedule
  1st 2/15 Kyoto, Mount Rokko
  2nd 2/25 Lopburi Province, Thailand
  3rd 3/2 Obihiro
  4th 3/10 Aizu
  5t… https://t.co/wgWSlIcBZC
Jocelyn @booboogal - 2020-01-11
Hanshin earthquake 25th anniversary coming up on 17th Jan. just noticed the lights on Mt Rokko have been updated to… https://t.co/CoaK2B93zb
Jodan del Castillo @JodsDC - 2020-01-05
Same place. Same people. Decade apart. @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/y0Nd3iqtkH
Jodan del Castillo @JodsDC - 2020-01-05
Spent my last Sunday ⛷ @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/IC1cKwQnOQ
Washlet JP @WashletJP - 2020-01-03
The Rokko Cable Line, a funicular line on Mount Rokko in Kobe. Pic from 1962. https://t.co/b4YaRgIG6u
John Wholey @WholeyJohn - 2020-01-02
The beautiful view of the Osaka-Kobe urban area from Mount Rokko in #Kobe during my #RWC2019 trip to Japan. https://t.co/pLZjDjctbv
Maleiki Haybe @HaybeMaleiki - 2019-12-31
We found a random abandoned hotel somewhere in the forest in Mount Rokkō - Turns out it’s quite famous https://t.co/nLX487EeOR
Odin Domingo @ohhdomingo - 2019-12-22
Just posted a photo @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/TmDF7JETEe
Odin Domingo @ohhdomingo - 2019-12-22
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Dariaダリア @Semenova_Daria - 2019-12-02
#modernart #mountrokko @ Mount Rokko https://t.co/ik5jaa5FqF

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