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Meriken Park, Kobe

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Explore the city's port area during a visit to Meriken Park, a waterfront area offering a range of cultural sites. Lawns and courtyards provide ample room for recreational activities and relaxation, with the grounds neatly punctuated by contemporary sculptures and fountains. The park displays some of the city's most cherished Modernist architectural works, including the buildings that house the maritime museum and the iconic port tower. Devastated by the 1995 earthquake, the park contains a memorial to those who lost their lives here during the disaster. Plan to visit Meriken Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kobe attractions using our Kobe holiday planner.
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  • Just recently, finished the renovation of Meriken Park. At dusk, we wander from the harbor land on the other side. Also the lighting had become very nice things. Kobe not restlessly atmosphere you can enjoy. New staff were made.
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  • It was called Meriken harbor from the Meiji era had this wharf close to the Consulate of the United States. Carpas object "fish dance" come walk to dangle on the waterfront overlooking the historic buildings of the former settlement-from Sannomiya, Meriken Park is ahead. Meriken Park from the great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake Memorial Park is spreading. Pleasant walk while feeling the ocean breeze and Kawasaki, Seagull yumeria Terminal Pier, aiming at the tower.
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  • In the this season's best rockers young usually stress-relieving know best, because there are a lot of shower near our hotel when we visited Kobe Sannomiya fun travel can be.
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  • Great park with wonderful night views. Many festivals and flea markets there on the weekends. Nice place to go running. Or spend time with family and friends. As of (August 2016) most of the park if under construction and off limits.
  • Really nice at night, great views and wonderful atmosphere. My favorite part of visiting Kobe besides the beef.
  • Wonderful park with nice views of the port.
  • Beautiful for a nice walk on either dusk or dawn.
  • Nice view, good place to sit and chill after long day!