Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, Kobe

(3.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Stop for a moment of reflection at Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, a small but poignant and evocative reminder of nature's incredible power. In the city closest to the epicenter of the violent earthquake, witness the preserved, cracked, and jolted promenade sloping into the river, with lampposts pointing at bizarre angles from the water. Examine the photographic displays and information boards, which paint a picture of the scene at the time of the devastating earthquake. The site offers plenty of information in English. Make Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park a part of your Kobe vacation plans using our Kobe itinerary builder.
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  • Since it's after speaking before this earthquake has made talk of East Japan. Street reconstruction revived fine not necessary storage and recording leave forever.
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  • Spot the Meriken Harbor, discreetly placed. Involved in that tragic earthquake incident happened 20 years ago, as the name implies, is. Exhibited photo panels and the appearance at that time. I felt should advertise, spend more money.
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  • Think that part is not in place, without knowing the earthquake memorial and visited port when able to when he learned and the aftermath of the earthquake has left and once again feel the misery of the disaster.
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  • Memorial of a city struck by a big earthquake and recovered after so much loss of life and property.. there is a Corden off part of old earthquake stricken pier of the port as part of the memorial. My pic only shows calm water.
  • A moving memorial to the 1995 Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. No entrance fee. Destroyed part of Meriken Koen left as was after the earthquake. There are also some plaques in English with information about how the Port of Kobe was damaged during the quake.
  • A cool place to visit, you should check it out!
  • Simple memorial, certainly nothing compared to the museum on the other side of town but worth a quick stop.
  • Kobe port earthquake memorial A small but interesting memorial about the big earthquake from January 1995. A part of the port have been kept as it was right after the earthquake. Impressive! Some pictures and a video also show the terrible damages they had.