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Suma Rikyu Park, Kobe

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Enjoy panoramic views of a large fountain against a vast expanse of blue ocean at Suma Rikyu Park, an extensive 9.3 ha (23 ac) park featuring botanical gardens modeled after Versailles. With around 230 species of trees, the garden also features 40 varieties of irises, 160 varieties of rose, and camellias. Dedicated to imperial marriage, the park provides an enjoyable spot for families with small children, as well as fitness enthusiasts who use the many jogging lanes. It also features tea ceremony rooms and a playground with gadgets for the young. You can reach the park by taking a leisurely 10-minute walk from the station through a lively neighborhood. Use our Kobe trip builder to add Suma Rikyu Park and other attractions to your Kobe vacation plans.
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  • Often you can see you have been named and Villa. Original location was at the Villa of the imperial summer resort. With landscaped gardens, you can explore the many people in the Park. It's that Suma is often sung during the Heian period were on the beach. Found that the venerable park.
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  • From Moon mountain station of SANYO Electric Railway. Almost all types of trains stop. Illustration of roses printed on the road from there, counting on quiet residential area toward the mountain, along the way crossing pedestrian bridge to walk about 10 minutes. Is the main gate of the Kobe Municipal Suma Rikyu Park. To pay the entrance fee at the right side entering the front gate and broad "wagon road" and gradually brighter around the, and appears in Park classic 'Fountain Square'. Fountain Square is deployed from mountain view toward the sea of a rectangle to square, doubles as the "rose garden" at the same time. You can enjoy the spectacle rose flowers is also something different. Guests can dine and rest on the mountain side of Fountain Square, solid and feel free to enjoy from a cup of coffee. Kobe souvenirs can be purchased. Behind the rest house is a "children's forest". Athletic fields and the children are bored. Designed and equipped. Suma Rikyu park grounds out, passing under the overpass on the eastern side, i.e. Hanshin expressway 3 Kobe line and "Botanical Garden", see in seasonal flowering plants and trees. Especially Oka this plum (higashinada-Ku) as well as the Suma Rikyu Park are attractions of "UME". Daffodils, flowers and flowers and planted all kinds of Japanese apricot, Prunus Mume quite bloomed during a visit, the effect is outstanding. Some people had been taken with a digital SLR camera. It is a park to satisfy both adults and children enjoy the various flowers and trees change according to the season. Please try is way behind the children's forest park Observatory may have confidence in the leg. In addition to park behind the "Toga mountain (and the Oyama.
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  • Beautiful flower garden of "patchwork" is in "Park" a flat perspective, if seen from above, European style of gardening. Is rectangular in shape, to the direction of the sea pool pond is organized is a fountain in the Middle, has spouted. Has become the structure of the stairs has become a coffee shop in the building, but see the sea from there.
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  • Great park for kids! They have an adventure playground course that takes about half an hour for the kids to get through. It has balance activities, slides, rope climbing, etc. Nice spot for picnics too
  • Good view of the coast shoreline. Well maintained park. Good children playground ideal for kids under 10 years old.
  • A really beautiful park full of flowers. Amazing view from the cafe on top.
  • Nice park with two sections on either side of the road. Large playground for children.
  • Loved to see European style. Its worth seeing.

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