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Suma Rikyu Park, Kobe

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#12 of 47 in Parks in Kobe
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. To visit Suma Rikyu Park and other attractions in Kobe, use our Kobe travel planning tool .
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  • Not a place where citizens and tourists are interesting. I don't know whether I'm doing right now, but I lit up and enjoying the evening cool while I take.
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  • With symmetry with a large fountain has visited three times, while walking from the parking lot and greets the flower of a rose. March blooming cherry, Plum, irises, hydrangea, every season, visited the early-flowering cherry, Weng, cherry blossom, were at their best. Also, in the flower garden with various perennial flowers, listening to greenhouse bloom, such as. Playground where children can play and is particularly fun tunnel is long Jumbo slide, recommended spot half a welcoming family. Unfortunately the restaurant menu has fewer and somewhat higher? It would be good to bring your lunch and to relax while Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in.
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  • I went in the athletic goal. 30 species in all of athletics. Took my 5-year-old child, from simple somewhat harder than balance enjoyed the kids so well, there is nothing more dangerous than it. In the field, are not likely to be easily wherever. Not too athletic to timing, except some. My son liked slide, I did many times. So basically infant accompanying adult is required the side I. I think athletic than a beautiful Fountain Square and Botanic Gardens, so now you want to take a packed lunch.
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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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