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“An okay short excursion”

Kobe City Hall (Observation Deck)
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Ranked #11 of 509 things to do in Kobe
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the view is great, whether you visit during the day or at night. The elevator brings you up to the 24th floor in just a few seconds. The elevator is marked red and the first one on the left once you enter the building and make your way through the lobby.

However, do not expect to kill a lot of time here. You can see Kobe from all four sides of the building, but unless you're waiting for the perfect picture, you're done in 10 minutes.

Thank BenSis87
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Many cities charge to access observation decks. This was open for free and had toilet facilities - great for tourists. Kobe is not a massive city but it was great to be able to see the harbour, the nearby mountains and see which direction Osaka is etc.

1  Thank Ringo N
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Kobe City Hall observation deck is free to the public. There is an English speaking guide to answer any questions you might have. They also suggest various sightseeing spots for visitors.

1  Thank hiromi_weir
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing much but a nice view over Kobe, and a few restaurants. Something you can drop by if you're on the way.

1  Thank Elysia A
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you are not planning to go to the kobe port tower, then maybe you can go to the observation deck for a quick visit (max 15min). It is not bad for a free observation deck. You get to see Kobe with the mountain view and the seaside/port view.

Thank chocolatecake88
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