Kobe, Japan is a city rich in history and culture, known for its fashion, architecture, and delicious cuisine. This tour will take you on a journey through some of the most iconic and picturesque neighborhoods in the city, giving you a glimpse of the local way of life. The tour starts in the Sannomiya district, the modern and fashionable hub of Kobe. From there, we will head to the Kitano district, perched on a hilltop with panoramic views of the city. After taking in the views, we will explore the colorful Motomachi Shopping Street, where you can indulge in some shopping and local food. Next, we will visit Nankin machi, or Chinatown, where you can experience the Chinese culture while in Japan. Our tour will end at Harborland, a waterfront area known for its redevelopment and attractions like tower, port and more, that showcase the city's renewal and the aspirations for the future.
Discover the beauty of Kobe from north to south on this full-day private guided tour. See how history and fashion come together in this charming city.
Stop at: Sannomiya district
Visit the modern and fashionable Sannomiya district in Kobe.
Stop at: Kitano district
Take a short walk from Sannomiya to the hilltop Kitano district for panoramic views of the city.
Stop at: Motomachi Shopping Street
Descend from Kitano to explore this colorful covered shopping street and have lunch.
Stop at: Chinatown
Nankin machi is located at the end of the shopping street, where you can experience the Chinese culture while in Japan.
Stop at: Harborland
See the redevelopment of Kobe at Harborland with its tower, port and attractions. Take a stroll and enjoy the sights.
1. What is included in the tour?
The tour includes a guide, but does not include food and drinks, transportation, or admission fees.
2. Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the tour is accessible for wheelchair users.
3. Are strollers and baby carriages allowed?
Yes, the tour is stroller and baby carriage friendly.
4. Are pets allowed on the tour?
Yes, pets are allowed on the tour.
5. What is the cancellation policy?
If the booking is canceled 1 day or less before the event date, there will be a 100% cancellation fee.
If the booking is canceled 1000 days or more before the event date, there will be no cancellation fee.
The tour explores different districts of Kobe, including Sannomiya, Kitano, Motomachi Shopping Street, Chinatown and Harborland.
The tour includes a guide but does not include food and drinks, transportation or admission fees.
The tour is wheelchair accessible, stroller and baby carriage friendly and pets are allowed.
The tour has a cancellation policy that applies fee if the booking is canceled within one day before the event date.
The tour provides an opportunity to discover the history, culture, and fashion of Kobe, as well as to shop and eat in the different districts visited.
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The booking is non-refundable if you cancel within 1 day of the start time.
We will visit Sannomiya, modern district and high fashion place.
Kitano district is located on the top of Kobe, a little walk from Sannomiya and we can have a nice view from all the city. We also can visit Ijinkan Museum, which is an European old house from the 19th century converted as a museum.
We go down to go back to the low city and we walk through this shopping street. It is the best occasion for you to do shopping this day. We can also have lunch.
China town, Nankinmachi is located at the end of the Shopping street. We will visit China while being in Japan.
Harborland with its tower, its harbor and its attractions shows us the new Kobe and its willing to project itself on the future. We will take a walk and admire the new city.