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Mt. Rokko, Kobe
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The peak of Mt. Rokko sits proudly over the city of Kobe, looking down from an elevation of 931 m (3,054 ft). Year-round leisure activities draw tourists to the mountain's slopes, while an observation deck offers panoramic views of the city skyline, particularly enchanting at sunset. For a quirky indoor alternative, Rokko International Musical Box Museum boasts an eclectic mix of automatic musical instruments from across the centuries. Tasty cuisine with sky-high scenery awaits at the area's modern complex of restaurants and gift shops. For Mt. Rokko and beyond, use our Kobe tourist route planner to get the most from your Kobe vacation.
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  • Couldn't see very far. Not sure if it was due to the cold air and mist. Maybe cause it was late afternoon in November and the sun was no so bright. Nevertheless you can still get decent background pic...  more »
  • Rokko mountains to climb in a car or ropeway, Kobe, Sannomiya city views from a height of 900 meters.
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  • We made the mistake of going up (impromptu) on a thursday only to realise ALOT of the attractions were closed. urrgh! nevertheless, the musical box museum would have been an interesting stop and the v...  more »