Private Tour - Discover the History of the Great Earthquake - Revived Kobe
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Private Tour - Discover the History of the Great Earthquake - Revived Kobe
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Private Tour - Discover the History of the Great Earthquake - Revived Kobe

6 h
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Stop At: Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution, 1-5-2 Wakinohama Kaigandori, Chuo, Kobe 651-0073 Hyogo Prefecture

Learn about the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake that happened in Kobe, with videos and photos. You can learn about the scale of damage caused, and also learn about disaster prevention against large earthquakes that may occur in the future.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Gigantor, Japan, 〒653-0038 Hyogo, Kobe, Nagata-ku, Wakamatsucho, 6 Chome−3 若松公園

Monument of Tetsujin 28: The area around Shinnagata Station experienced a fire at the same time as the earthquake. The old shopping street was taken away by the fire. Local residents who felt a sense of crisis established a monument of a charater, by Kobe cartoonist. This is the monument known as Tetsujin 28.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ikuta Shrine, Shimoyamatedori, Chuo, Kobe 650-0011 Hyogo Prefecture

It is a wonderful shrine where many people come to visit in Kobe. In addition to becoming Kobe's name origin, this shrine honors the god of marriage. Hundreds of couples hold their wedding ceremony here each year. Also take a look at the water which is said to tell the future.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Old Kobe Residency 15th Hall, 15 Naniwamachi, Chūō-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0035, Japan

A valuable building existing in the Yoruyuchi Era (1868-1899). The whole budiling was destroyed during the disaster, however most of the building material has been reused and restored to its original form. It is a precious building intertwining the first construction of the 19th century, and the second construction in the 20th century with the earthqauke.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: KOBE EAST PARK(Higashi Yuenchi), 6 Chome-4 Kanocho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0001, Japan

In winter every year, a beautiful illumination called Kobe Lumineri is held to pray for the victims of the Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake and commit to hope for rebuilding and revitalizing the city. The lights are always shining for January 17th.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown (Nankinmachi), Chuo, Kobe Hyogo Prefecture

It is one of the most famous Chinatowns in Japan. It is famous for easily being able to eat dumplings and ramen, however this is the result of the earthquake. Let's enjoy Chinese food while listening to stories of the past.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, 2-2 Hatobacho, Chuo, Kobe 650-0042 Hyogo Prefecture

Kobe Port is a symbol of the fashionable city of Kobe. On the edge of this city, there is Shinsai Memorial Park. Feel the tremendous effects of the earthquake as you see parts of the port remain that remain damaged to this day.

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
Not included
  • Transportation and entrance fees
  • Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities
  • Entry/Admission - Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
  • Entry/Admission - Gigantor
  • Entry/Admission - Ikuta Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown (Nankinmachi)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


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