Top Historical Places in Kobe, Japan

Historical Places in Kobe - Witness the History of Kobe

Kobe is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kobe one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kobe is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kobe or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kobe. Explore the historical monuments of Kobe with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kobe guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kobe page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kobe

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kobe.

  • Kobe City Hall

    #1 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Kobe City Hall

    Tags: Cafe, Performance, Neighborhoods , Hall

    Address: Japan, 〒650-0001 Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe, 中央区加納町6-5-1

    Timings: 08:15 am - 10:00 pm Details

    This beautiful observation hall, on the 24th story of the Kobe City Hall building has two sides. The north side looks out to the Rokko mountain range and the Sannomiya neighborhood. The south side loo...Read more

  • Maiko Park

    #2 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Maiko Park

    Tags: Beach, Park, View Point, Monument

    Address: 2051 Higashi-maiko-cho, Tarumi-ku, Kobe 655-0047

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In many ways the park is entirely ordinary, but it's not hard to appreciate its sole claim to fame - the view of the largest suspension bridge in the world, the Akashi-Kaikyo, as it soars from above t...Read more

  • Minatogawa Shrine

    #3 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Minatogawa Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 3-1-1, Tamondori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0015, Hyogo Prefecture

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Meiji emperor ordered this shrine to be built in 1872 in commemoration of the Battle of Minatogawa. It is one thirteen such shrines related to the Kenmu Restoration. The shrine is said to house th...Read more

  • Higashiyuenchi Park

    #4 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Higashiyuenchi Park

    Tags: Park, Monument, Statue

    Address: 6-4-1 Kanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0001, Hyogo Prefecture

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Once upon a time this park for famous merely for being thick with foreigners, but after the devastating earthquake of 1995, it's taken on a far more significant and commemorative role. After the Itali...Read more

  • Kobe Kitano Tenman Shrine

    #5 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Kobe Kitano Tenman Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 3 Chome-12-1 Kitanocho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002, Japan

    Timings: 05:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This shrine (built in 1180) and the surrounding park are both quite popular. Sugawara Michizane was a scholar and politician who died in exile. After his death, a number of misfortunes happened that w...Read more

  • Goshikizuka Tomb

    #6 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Goshikizuka Tomb

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: 4-chome, Goshikiyama, Tarumi-ku, Kobe 655-0035, Hyogo Prefecture

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    At 194 meters in length and 18 meters in height, this tomb is quite the achievement in ancient architecture. Rising on Tarumi hill over the seaside or the wonderful view of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, t...Read more

  • Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum Of Art

    #7 of 7 Historical Things To Do in Kobe
    Kobe City Koiso Memorial Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Memorial

    Address: 5 Chome-7 Koyochonaka, Higashinada Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 658-0032, Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Every great city eventually produces its own favorite local artist. Ryohei Koiso was Kobe's and when he passed away in December 1988; his family donated most of his work - prints, oil paintings and sk...Read more

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