Nankinmachi (Chinatown)

The colorful city lights will cheer you up with their extraordinary style
City Illumination City lights Free Restrooms available Restaurants in the vicinity Ideal for dates
This area is one of Japan’s three largest Chinatowns. Within Kobe, where gentle city lights are the norm, Nankinmachi is an essential night view spot for its vivid light displays. Pass through the illuminated Seianmon Gate and find yourself amid the lively and colorful lights of shops and Chinese-style lanterns. Savor some food as you enjoy the energetic, colorful streets.

1 Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi

Main public transportation routes

– Approx. 2 minutes on foot from Kyukyoryuchi-Daimarumae Station (Municipal Subway Kaigan Line)
– Approx. 5 minutes on foot from Motomachi Station (JR/Hanshin)