Kobe port

In 1995, the great Hanshin Earthquake devastated the coastal city of Kobe, killing 6400 people and causing hundreds of billions dollar in damage. After the Japanese government provided trillions of Japanese Yen for the recovery of Kobe, the reconstruction began. The Japanese have learned from their mistakes, today the port area of Kobe is built to resist the most violent earthquakes on earth. Only a small part of the damaged docks was left as a memorial to the earthquake. Because most of Kobe was reconstructed less than 15 years ago, the city looks overall very modern. Here’s some photos of the Kobe Harbor area taken during day and night.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kinki area
Prefecture : Hyōgo-ken
City : Kōbe-shi
District : Hatobachō
Getting around
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Kobe Herb Garden

One of the most beautiful vista of the city of Kobe is seen from the Kobe Herb Garden. A ropeway ride links the Kobe shinkansen station to the herb garden. After a short cable car ride to the summit, an all-you-can-eat restaurant using fresh herbs, a foot onsen and of course the herb garden itself are open to visitors. A must-see on any fair-weather day!

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Country: Japan
Area : Kinki area
Prefecture : Hyōgo-ken
City : Kōbe-shi
District :
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