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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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  • Put the lawn for people visiting tourist in the forecourt of the pier in the Harbour, is a statue of the monumental works of art. Old warehouses have had organized the sailboats are located here. "That seems to be from has this name because it sounded American and brass knuckles"
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  • Is integrated by a jetty in Central Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel and Tower, the fish dance and home runs many sightseeing boats here.
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  • Kobe port opening 150th anniversary that is currently under renovation. There is also closed to traffic, I can't go straight. Soon after renovations the beautiful Meriken Park seen to look forward to.
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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!