Private Tour - Stroll Around an Art Town in Kobe with Many Architectures
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Private Tour - Stroll Around an Art Town in Kobe with Many Architectures

5 h
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Stop At: Shosen Mitsui Building, 5 Kaigandori, Chuo, Kobe 650-0024 Hyogo Prefecture

Your tour to visit western buildings will start here at a dynamic skyscraper! This building with a history of almost 100 years is still used as an office building! Lucky them who are able to daily use such a beautiful building!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ship Kobe Kaigan Building, 3 Kaigandōri, Chūō-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0024, Japan

There are many modern skyscrapers in Kobe, but this spot is a building with a history of longer than 100 years! The red gate door is so cute that many fashion magazines shoot their pictures here! Many couples also take photos for their wedding ceremony! The building itself is not just a photo spot but is still used with restaurants and shops in it!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kobe Yusen Building, 1-1 Kaigandori, Chuo, Kobe 650-0024 Hyogo Prefecture

A historical building built on the site of the first American consulate! This building has cloths shops in it so you can enjoy the interior design of the building while choosing your favorite sophisticated men’s clothing!

Duration: 15 minutes

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

A valuable building from the days when Japan used to designate where foreigners should live in Japan(1868-1899). This is the only residence remained from back then. You can see the building technique of the time since the sewer still remains!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Former Foreign Settlement 38bankan, 38 Akashimachi, Chuo, Kobe 650-0037 Hyogo Prefecture

A traditional building made from stone. There are Even though the building itself is old, it is fashionable enough to have the latest restaurants and brand boutiques in it!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Moegi no Yakata, 3-10-11 Kitanocho, Chuo, Kobe 650-0002 Hyogo Prefecture

Not only buildings but western houses are also famous in Kobe! This spot was built in the late 19th century after the Kobe Port was opened for the first American consul general, Mr. Sharp. It is built on high ground so you can see the beautiful city of Kobe from the sunroof on the second floor!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kazamidori no Yakata, 3-13-3 Kitanocho, Chuo, Kobe 650-0002 Hyogo Prefecture

One of the iconic buildings of Kobe made from brick. It was build in the early 20th century as a house for Mr. Thomas from Germany when the Kobe Port was opened! There is an exhibition showing the life of Mr. Thomas back then!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Starbucks, Japan, 〒650-0002 Hyogo, Kobe, Chūō-ku, Kitanochō, 3-chōme−1−31 北野物語館

It is not just a usual Star Bucks you see in every town. It uses a wooden building which is older than 100 years! The interior design differs between floors and rooms so pick your favorite one to relax and have a cup of coffee!

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sorakuen Garden, 5-chōme-3-1 Nakayamatedōri, Chūō-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0004, Japan

This is the final spot of your tour which is a park with a Japanese garden. There are two western buildings in this park! There is also a boat that a famous samurai used to use it 300 years ago in this huge park. It is a nice and gorgeous park that wedding ceremonies are also held!

Duration: 40 minutes

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  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
Not included
  • Transportation and entrance fees
  • Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities
  • Entry/Admission - Moegi no Yakata
  • Entry/Admission - Starbucks
  • Entry/Admission - Sorakuen Garden
  • 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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