Located approximately 10 minutes on the ropeway from Kitano-cho, this leisure spot features almost 75,000 herbs and 200 variations of flowers, and offers a good view of Kobe. The Herb Guided Tour, on which you can touch the herbs and enjoy their fragrances, and various fun events ensure that you will fully enjoy a calm day developed in invigorating scents.
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Waterfall flows at the middle of Ikuta River on the mountain side of Shinkobe station and is one of sources of Kobe water. It consists of Ontaki, Mentaki, Meotodaki and Tsutsumigadaki. Especially Ontaki is the famous water fall 43 m high.
The Ijinkan area is perfect for a leisurely stroll with its exotic atmosphere has Western-style houses, art museums, jumble shops, and souvenir shops. However, the charm of Kitano is not only sightseeing, but also the many shops frequented by the local with laid back atmospheres; established bars, live jazz clubs, cafes, restaurants serving cuisine from around the world.
Get a close look at a variety of animals including the famous and rare Giant Pandas.
Japanese style garden, and important cultural properties e.g. former Hassam House, former Kodera Barn, Boat House. Azalea and Chrysanthemum Exhibition worth seeing.