Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, Kobe

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Witness the fallout of a natural disaster at Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, a facility established to relate experiences and lessons learned from the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake of 1995, so that future generations might be better prepared for such an event. Through informative and pictoral exhibits, as well as film and sculptured replicas of streets, shown in their post-quake state, you'll learn about the science behind these disasters. Get a sense of the profound effect earthquakes have on communities, and what measures are being taken to reduce the level of loss in the future. You can take a tour with an English-speaking guide, though most exhibits include English translations. Using our online itinerary creator, Kobe attractions like Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Really excelllent museum detailing the events of the Kobe earthquake, informative films and dispays.  more »
  • Hong Kong rarely suffers from earthquakes and accident, so it does not necessarily understand the destructive power of earthquakes and their impact on humans. Having the honor of coming to this earthquake-proof museum and having a precious lesson, we are more alert to our lives.
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  • English was limited with the staff but we were provided with English aids for the film. A guide that spoke English spent a few minutes showing us a few of the exhibits and explain what happens during ...  more »
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