Kobe has been blessed with a beautiful natural environment, flanked by both the mountains
and the sea. As of April 1, 1999, the city contained 1,372 public parks with a total area
of 2,417.3 hectares.
Suggested itineraries for tours out of Kobe, taking in nearby Kyoto and Osaka.
Located in the middle of Japan's main island,
Honshu, Kobe is easily accessible by land, sea, and air.
The Bullet Train from Tokyo takes 3 hours 20
minutes or by high-speed boat from Kansai International Airport -- in 25 minutes.
A list of government-registered hotels in Kobe. Includes contact numbers and nearest