30 minutes by car from the center of Kobe, Mt. Rokko with an altitude of 931m was developed by British Groom in the mid-Meiji period.
Around the gently sloping summit are spots that can be enjoyed all year round, such as hiking trails with climbing routes, amusement parks, botanical gardens, golf courses, and camping grounds.
It is also blessed with convenient transportation, and there are plenty of cables and ropeways that run through the mountains. Representative examples include the Rokko Cable, which opened in 1932 and features a retro car body, and the Rokko Arima Ropeway, which connects Mt. Rokko and Arima Onsen.
The Maya Viewline is also gaining popularity as a route where you can feel the dynamic nature up close. From the foot of the mountain to the observatory, you can enjoy the majestic mountain surface and the unobstructed view of the city of Kobe and the sea. Please enjoy the exhilarating scenery that cannot be expressed in words.
At night, be sure to visit the “Mt. The beautiful night view that spreads out below you can see not only the city of Kobe, but also the Osaka and Wakayama areas.
■ Basic information
Name: Mt. Rokko
Address: North Rokko, Rokkosan Town, Nada Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture
Nearest station: Rokko Arima Ropeway Rokko Sancho Station
Business hours: 9:30-17:00
Fee: (confirmation required)
No regular holiday
Parking: Parking available in the surrounding area
*Please check the website for detailed information.