Kobe has the mountains and the sea. It is a refined city with a tranquil side that is surrounded by nature. The Kobe Area Guide contains information for you to experience these various sides of Kobe.
The perfect area for families to spend time relaxing
Full-scale sports facilities dot the tranquil countryside that stretches from western Kobe utilizing the abundant nature and open spaces. This is the perfect area for families to spend time relaxing.
- Seishin, the western area of Kobe, is a new residential area of Kobe and an academic town. Kobe Sogo Undo Koen (Sports Park), which includes the Skymark Stadium, Green Arena Kobe, and other full-scale facilities, is the sports mecca for professional and international class meets, and the exercise and training grounds for people from around the region.
(Historical Ruins, Cultural Facilities & Factory Tours)
- where the domestic wine, Kobe wine, is produced, not only offers tours of the winery, but also many other facilities to keep visitors of all ages entertained, such as shops where you can taste wine, a barbecue area, and amusement facilities. Glicopia Kobe as factory tours showing visitors how Japan's famous snack, Pocky, is made. The Kobe Kankyo Miraikan (Environmental Learning Center) preserves and displays artifacts that have been excavated at various ruins within the city.