Kobe Port Tower Travel information

Kobe Port Tower

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Introduction

Kobe Port Tower (神戸ポートタワー:Kobe Port Tower) is a pipe structure tower on the Nakatottei jetty at Kobe Port. It is a landmark tower of seaport town Kobe.

 

A red tower built with Hyperboloid structure called "Steel tower beauty".
Also, it is the first lighted up building in Japan.
Kobe Port Tower was renewed in 2013 with its 50th anniversary. And, more than 7,000 LEDs were installed, and lights up at night by LEDs.

 

Kobe Port Tower is 108m high, and there are observation floors from the first floor to the fifth floor in the upper part.
From the observation floor, guests can see Kobe Port, the urban area and the Rokko Mountains.

 

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There is a souvenir shop on the 4th floor, which sells goods such as key chains, ashtrays and mugs with motifs of Kobe, and sweets.

 

The sake lounge "SAKE TARU LOUNGE" will open on the third floor from June 1st, 2019, and guests can drink sake from Japan's No. 1 sake production area "Nadagogo".
The third floor is a rotating observation deck, and it takes about 20 minutes to go around.

 

There are two places where tempered glass is installed on the floor in the first floor of the observation floor of 75m above the ground, and you can see the view directly below.

 

From the first floor to the third floor, there are a restaurant and a souvenir shop, and an exhibition floor that displays the history of Kobe Port Tower in a panel.

 

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There is a sightseeing ship platform nearby. The sightseeing ship offers views of Kobe Port Tower, Meriken Park and Kobe Harborland.

A cheap sightseeing ship costs around Y1200 and is used by many tourists.

 

In addition, the night view of Kobe Port Tower and adjacent Kobe Maritime Museum, Hotel Okura and Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel from the mosaic of Kobe Harborland is very beautiful, and is always seen by many tourists.

 

by kobecitychannel

 

Access

-Get off at Sanyo Shinkansen "Shin-Kobe Station" and take 15 minutes by car.
-Get off at JR / Hanshin "Motomachi Station" and walk 15 minutes.
-Get off at Hankyu "Hanakuma Station" and walk 15 minutes.
-Get off at Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate line "Kencho-mae Station" and walk 20 minutes.
-Get off at Kobe Municipal Subway Kaigan line "Minato-Motomachi Station" and walk 5 minutes.

 

 

Related Web site

http://www.kobe-port-tower.com/language/english.html
http://www.kobe-port-tower.com/ [Japanese]
by 一般社団法人 神戸港振興協会

 

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