Kobe Port Tower

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  • Address: 5-5 Hatobacho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0042, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-783916751
  • Ticket Price: 600 JPY
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower, Observation Deck

Completed in 1963, this hyperboloid tower is a classic tourist trap. The tower is 108 meters tall and there is an observation deck at 90 meters, with 360 degrees panoramic views of the city. It looks like an elongated Japanese drum. It is one of the city of Kobe's landmarks. The views from the top look out to Mount Rokko, Kobe, Kobe Port, and out to Awaji Island in Osaka Bay. If you reserve a spot, on New Year's Eve you can catch the sunrise from the top of the tower.

  • 300 yen for elementary school and junior high school students.
  • Two preschool children accompanied by parents may enter for free.

  • Subway Kaigan Line Minato-Motomachi Station
  • JR and Hanshin Motomachi Stations

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  • Kobe Port Tower Address: 5-5 Hatobacho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0042, Japan
  • Kobe Port Tower Contact Number: +81-783916751
  • Kobe Port Tower Timing: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Kobe Port Tower Price: 600 JPY
  • Best time to visit Kobe Port Tower(preferred time): 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kobe Port Tower: 00:30 Mins
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  • 78.18% of people who visit Kobe include Kobe Port Tower in their plan

  • 29.09% of people start their Kobe Port Tower visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Kobe Port Tower

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

81.63% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kobe Port Tower

People normally club together Ikuta Shrine and Kobe City Hall while planning their visit to Kobe Port Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • A must visit for a first timer to Kobe. Panaromic view of Kobe port from the viewing gallery is a great experience. The revolving cafe is too a pleasant surprise to grab a beer and enjoy the view. With the ever smiling and polite staffs, Definitely deserves a five star rating.

  • Very nice place to visit and have good memories. It has a great atmosphere mostly in the evening, there are different places to see and many fun activities taking place. It's a good place to hang out with friends or even alone. Taking the fact that it's has no entrance fee, so the experience will be really worth it. Highly recommended.

  • The Kobe Port Tower is one of the landmarks in the port city of Kobe, Japan. The sightseeing tower was completed in 1963 and paused operation from late 2009 until April 28, 2010 for renovation. It locates in the Central District, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Wikipedia The place its amazing, visit here on morning will get clear view of the sea, its really amazing view.

  • Not much things to do there. But there’s an eatery area nearby. There’s a lot of variety of food and shopping. Good place to have dinner or just chill out at the sea. Night view is great with the tower lit up and the boats are just amazing with the lights.

  • A breathtaking sight at the top of the tower. You're missing on a lot if you're in Kobe and don't go here. Don't lose the chance!

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