Kobe Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Kobe in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Kobe. These are the most preferred places to visit in Kobe in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Kobe may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Kobe.

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A Day in Kobe - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

One of the largest port-towns in Japan, Kobe is located along the Osaka Bay in Yokohama in Central Japan. Kobe is known to have some of the most picturesque views and unique attractions that Japan has to offer. As you move around Kobe, you will see many landmarks of this historic port city and the role they played in opening Japan to the Western World, many centuries ago.

How to spend 1 day in Kobe?

If you have 1 day in Kobe, here is how you can plan your day in this attractive maritime city.

Start your day by visiting by orienting yourself about the city as you take a walk through the Kitano District. Here you can see many houses of foreign merchants and diplomats who had settled in the city in the earlier centuries. Next, visit the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum. Experience the real Japanese atmosphere as you taste the traditional Japanese Sake that is made from high-quality rice and water. As the day progresses, visit the Nunobiki Herb Garden by taking the ropeway. As you whiz high up in the air, you get to take in incredible views of the heavily urbanized Kobe city with a pleasant green mountain range in the background. At the top, check out Japan's largest herb garden with more than 75,000 types of herbs and 200 species of flowers.

In the evening, visit the Kobe Port to enjoy a cruise ride. Enjoy the waterways and the sights of the city as you leisurely cruise along the waters. Once back, head to Arima Onsen to check out its hot springs. With a history spanning over 1000 years, this is one of Japan’s oldest towns. Later, set some time apart for shopping. Visit the Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlet - the largest outlet mall in Western Japan and shop till you drop!

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Kobe

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Best Hotels in Kobe for 1 Day Trip

Below are some of the frequently included hotels by fellow travelers to their itineraries for 1 day trip to London. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Kobe or 3 days in Kobe. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Kobe.

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