Sightseeing Spot Spots in Hyogo Area

  • Awaji Yumebutai
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    4.0
    204 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Awajishi Yumebutai 2
    This leisure complex is in Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture. Designed by the architect Tadao Ando, as a whole it forms a unique, dynamic Kaiyu style, Japanese style garden with a path around a central pond. It hosted the Japan Flora 2000 international flower, gardening and landscape exhibition. The elaborate gardens feature the Hyakudan-en, a hundred stepped flower bed where guests can enjoy seasonal flowers year-round. The lookout has a view of the grounds and Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park. They have three restaurants serving Japanese, Western, and Chinese cuisine, and two shops where you can purchase Awaji Island souvenirs. It's wheelchair accessible, pet friendly, and fun for the whole family.

    What a fabulous use of space. The flowers were gorgeous and the stairs that allow you to walk among them is such a great idea! Really worth walking around and listening to the water running down the...

  • Shirai Oomachi Fuji Park
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    4.5
    20 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Asagoshi Wadayamachoushirai 1008
    This park is in Shirai, Wadayama-cho, Asago Town. The 7,000 square meter grounds feature Sanin's most impressive wisteria trellis, 500 meters long and 4 meters wide. They come into colorful bloom from around the beginning to middle of May. The park's Fuji Festival is held to coincide with their peak period and features a variety of events. Visit in April to see over 6,500 square meters of daffodils in bloom across the grounds.

    素晴らしい藤の花 香りが高く美しい。 また、案内やスタッフの方も親切で気分が良い。 トイレもキレイでした。 咲いている日を確認していきましょう。 ツツジや水仙も綺麗です。

  • Sunflower Hill Park
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Onoshi Kiyotanichou 1545-321
    "This huge, eight-hectare park is visited by approximately 700 thousand people annually. In summer, a veritable carpet of 380 thousand sunflowers blooms in front of the park and, in fall, 3.8 million cosmos. A granite ""Sunflower Tower"" landmark stands in the park. Other facilities include seasonal flower beds, a huge playground, a water fountain for children to play in, and an expansive natural grass lawn, making this park a place where everyone from families with children to elderly married couples can have fun. In addition, there's the Sun Patio Ono farmers' market, which sells local produce; and the Osuto local specialty products hall. Here you can enjoy a relaxing and fun time while surrounded by flowers and greenery."

    国道175号線の近くにある公園。 『公園』と名乗っていながらも結構な大きさ(約80,000m²)を持っており、入り口や出口を見失うことがあった。 しかし、それを除けば文句なし。 ひまわりの丘公園は、北播磨で最大の観光スポットではないかと勝手に自分で思っている。 四季折々に見せる花の景色が最高で、SNSで映えること間違いなし。 写真を撮るのに熱中したのはこの『ひまわりの丘公園』が初めてだと思う。

  • Tajima Ankokuji Temple
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    4.0
    42 Reviews
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    Hyogo Toyooka-shi Tantocho Aida 327
    "This temple is located in the Aida area of Tanto-cho, Toyooka City. The premises are known as a famous spot to see colorful autumn leaves, and you can see large white enkianthus that are over 100 years old painted in brilliant colors and lit up from around mid-November. In addition, the adjacent ""Tajima Ankokuji Park"" is a popular spot for seeing Japanese stewartia."

    家内の好きなドウダンツツジを見に行きました。お寺自体は小さく、1本の大きなドウダンツツジ以外には見るものはありません。家内は念願が叶ったと言って喜んでいましたが、私には今一つでした。

  • Hyogo Prefectural Harima Central Park
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Katoushi Shimotakino 1275-8
    "A municipal park located close to the Shimonoyama No. 1 Tomb in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture. Some 1,000 Yoshino cherries grow on the park's grounds, making it a renowned destination for cherry blossom viewing. A cherry blossom festival is held at the park from the first Saturday to the second Sunday in April (dates may change depending on blooming conditions), and during this time the trees are lit up at night with around 300 paper lanterns. The park also has a variety of sports and exercise facilities, including an outdoor stage, baseball field, and tennis courts. The park's ""Fantasy Road,"" a road lined with trees known for its seasonal beauty, was used as a shooting location for the film ""Fullmetal Alchemist,"" and, depending on the time of year, visitors can enjoy fresh spring verdure or gorgeous fall foliage."

    子供が小さい頃は芝生の上や遊具で遊ぶために訪れていました。 久しぶりに訪れて、四季の庭に初めて入りました。 ヨーロッパ旅行に来たような景色に大変感動しました。 ちょうど紅葉が綺麗な時期でとても良かったです。

  • Nankin-machi Square
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    Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Motomachidori 1-chome
    This plaza is in the center of Kobe’s “Nankinmachi,” which is said to be one of the three major Chinatowns of Japan. There is a crossroad intersected by the main road, and the center of the plaza is dotted with “azumaya” (pavilions) that give it a very Chinese feel. It’s always bustling with people eating takeout, taking a rest, and so on. It’s also a famous spot for taking photos. Various seasonal events are held here as well, such as the Chinese New Year Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival. The nearest station is Motomachi Station.
  • Ayabeyama Plum Grove Park
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Tatsunoshi Mitsuchoukurosaki 1492
    A grove of plum trees located on the southern tip of Nishiharima a 30-minute drive from the Tatsuno-nishi interchange. Visitors can view numerous kofun burial mounds and other historic sites on the grounds. The best time to enjoy the park's plum blossoms is from late February to early March, and throughout this time period events such as haiku tournaments and landscape photography contests are held. Events are also often held here on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, including trained monkey shows, live koto performances, and plum seed spitting contests. Additional highlights include stone monuments inscribed with haiku written by famous visitors inspired by the sight of Mt. Ayabe plum grove, and a seasonal farm fresh shop which sells fresh-picked unripe plums for cooking.

    2月下旬に訪問。 登り口には五分咲きの案内。 登り口側の駐車場だと無料。 頂上近くにの駐車場までいくと1日500円。 体力のある人は登り口で駐車した方が少しお得です。 観梅料は一人400円。 五分咲きといえども価値はありました。 播磨灘をバックに綺麗な梅の写真がたくさん撮れました。 しかし、せっかくの中国風の建物のメンテナンスがされておらず、廃れてる感が残念。

  • Hyogoken Kobe Gokoku Shrine
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
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    Hyogo Kobe-shi Nada-ku Shinoharakitamachi 4-5-1
    This shrine is located in a quiet residential district about a five-minute drive from Hankyu Rokko Station. Cherry trees have been planted along the busway in front of the shrine's grounds. It enshrines the more than 50,000 war dead from within its jurisdiction. The impressive shiraki nagare-style shrine building and shrine office were originally built on the former site of Kwansei Gakuin University in Kobe's Nada District. The shrine was designated as one of several Gokoku Shrines (a shrine for the country's war dead) by the prewar Home Minister. However, the original shrine was lost during the war. The current shrine building is recreation built in 1959. Every month on the fourth Sunday, the shrine hosts the Bazaar in Rokko event. On the last Friday and Saturday of each July it hosts the Mitama Festival, which bustles with many visitors.

    平日の11:50に参拝 1時まで昼休憩のため御朱印は対応しない旨のさげふだがインターホンにかかっていた 当然、声をかけても無反応 12時過ぎなら当然昼休憩であるが、これはいかがなものか この程度の神社だと思って、むしろ御朱印はもらえなくてよかった

  • Amarube Viaduct Railway Bridge, Sky Station
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    Hyougo Pref. Mikatagunkamichou Kasumi-ku Amarube
    This observatory is in Amarube, Kasumi Ward, Kami Town, Mikata County. It incorporates the Amarube Viaduct Railway Bridge beside Amarube Station on the JR Sanin Main Line, providing a view of the Sea of Japan from a height of 40 meters. Roadside Station Amarube is beneath the bridge, as well as a lawn area and a gazebo. Walking paths ascend to the observation facility, but you can also reach it with ease by taking the Amarube Crystal Tower elevator.
  • Hana no Jutan
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    Hyougo Pref. Sandashi Eitakuji 170
    "A green park adjoining the Eitakuji Iris Gardens in Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture. One of only a very view gardens dedicated to moss phlox, more than 50 varieties of the flowering plant from around the country grow on the grounds and cover the park's hillside in a carpet of 100 million blossoms during the blooming season from mid-April to early May. This in turn is what gave rise to the park's name, which means ""Carpet of Flowers."" There's a teahouse in the park and visitors can bring a bento box lunch or pet with them to relax and enjoy themselves."
  • Mitsu Nature Observation Park (Sekai no Ume Park)
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    3.5
    11 Reviews
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    Hyogo Tatsuno Mitsucho Kurosaki 1858-4
    This park is located in Kurosaki Mitsu-cho, Tatsuno City. The grounds have been planted with some 1,200 Asian plum trees spanning around 300 varieties gathered from Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, and other countries around the world. Chinese-style structures built in the park exude an exotic atmosphere and include a plum museum and an observatory with a commanding view of the Seto Inland Sea. An admission fee is required to enter the park when the plum trees are in bloom from mid-February to late March, and during this time the Mitsu Plum Festival is also held on the grounds.

    入り口から有料ゲートまでのしだれ梅が咲き終わっていたため、入園を諦めました。 すぐ近くの田畑で、菜の花祭り中でそちらを見て満足して帰りました。

  • Hiokayama Park
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    Hyougo Pref. Kakogawashi Kakogawachou Ono 1682
    "A park located close to the ""Hiokayama Park"" bus stop. One of the top flower viewing destinations in Kakogawa City, each year from late March to early April, some 1,000 cherry trees growing on the grounds come into bloom. While they are flowering, around 330 paper lanterns are erected near the trees, illuminating them and giving visitors the chance to enjoy the blossoms at night. A flower and greenery festival held on the grounds on April 29 attracts many visitors. The entirety of the grounds is the site of the Hiokayama old burial mound group, and in total five keyhole shaped burial mounds are located within the park's boundaries. The park also has an array of sports facilities, including a baseball ground, athletic ground, and tennis courts."
  • Sakagura Dori Rengakan
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Nishinomiyashi Yougaichou 4-28
    This facility is a 15-minute walk from the JR Kobe Line's Nishinomiya Station on historic Sakagura-dori Street. Visitors can join in tastings of freshly brewed unprocessed sake and dine on seasonal Japanese fare. The restaurant serves full-fledged kaiseki banquet cuisine featuring seasonal ingredients and is also available for parties and banquets. The facility has a specialty shop and a glassware studio too, with items that are available nowhere else. The glassware studio holds hands-on workshops like glassblowing and sandblasting that the staff help make an experience to remember.

    西宮駅から徒歩で10分の場所に立地。他の酒蔵資料館とは違い此方はレストランや販売コーナー、ガラス工房やイベントホール等がある日本盛直営の複合商業施設。販売コーナーでは日本酒以外にも酒の肴や日本盛グッズも販売されていた。

  • Hyogo Prefectural Tajima Dome
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Toyokashi Hidakachounashiki 88-50
    This sports ground with a retractable dome is in Nashiki, Hidaka-cho, Toyooka City. The earthen grounds are available for soccer, baseball, track and field practice, and more. Other sports facilities include an indoor inline skate park and a gym. There is also a restaurant and a conference room. Outdoors there's a grass covered field with lighting for night use, a jogging course, and a playscape that will help your kids discover nature. It's also available for music events and exhibitions.

    「こんなところにこんな立派な建物が…!」と驚くような建物です。開閉式の多目的スポーツドームということで、中ではいろんなスポーツが楽しめます。レストランやギャラリーもありますし、様々なイベントも開催されているとのことです。

  • Awaji Sunset Line
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    Hyogo Awaji-shi Iwaya-Minami-awaji-shi Keino Matsubara
    Prefectural Route 31 is a road that runs along the west coastline of Awaji Island. The section that connects Matsuhonoura Bay in Awaji City with Keino Matsubara Beach in Minamiawaji City is nicknamed Awaji Sunset Line. As the name suggests, visitors can view the beautiful sight of the sun setting over the Harima-nada Sea in the early evening, making it a popular course for a drive. Points of interest along the route include the Esaki Lighthouse, a large stone lighthouse, as well as the Taganohama Beach, a bustling destination for sea swimming in the summer.
  • Taiunji Temple
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    Hyogo Mikata-gun Shinonsen Cho Takeda 1388
    The temple is located in an urban area off Route 9, which runs along the Kishida River, and its most popular attraction is the weeping cherry tree, estimated to be about 250 years old. The trunk is the largest in western Japan and is designated as a natural monument by the prefecture.
  • Kiyozumi Cosmos Field
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    Hyogo Tanba-shi Hikamicho Kiyozumi
    "This flower garden is located in Kiyozumi, Hikami-cho, Tamba City. It was created by planting cosmos flowers on about seven hectares of fallow fields. Visitors can view cosmos of various colors starting in late September. The garden also holds the ""Kiyozumi Cosmos Festival"" during the blooming season."
  • Himeji Rose Garden
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    Hyougo Pref. Himejishi Toyotomichou Toyotomi 2222
    This rose garden is in Toyotomi, Toyotomi-cho, Himeji City. It showcases about 800 species and 3,500 individual plants including old rose, mother rose, and modern rose varieties. Their spring season is from May to June, and in autumn they're open from October to November. They also hold various workshops, live music events, and provide gardening consultation.
  • Yuzuruha Dam
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    Hyogo Minami-awaji-shi Jindai Urakabe
    The dam lake is located halfway up Mt. Satsukuruha, the highest peak on Awaji Island at 608 m above sea level, and is surrounded by a park with approximately 800 cherry trees, including someiyoshino cherry trees, in bloom in spring, beautiful autumn leaves in fall, and a firefly viewing spot in early summer. Dam cards are distributed at the Mihara River System Integrated Dam Management Office.
  • Nanko Sports Park (Wakaayu Land)
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    Hyougo Pref. Sayougunsayouchou
    A park located close to the Nanko Sunflower Field in Sayo County, Hyogo Prefecture. Surrounded by abundant natural beauty and the clear stream, the Chikusa River, the park's sports facilities include a baseball field fully equipped for night games; a multipurpose ground useable for softball, soccer, and other games; and an all-weather dome where games such as gateball and tennis can be enjoyed even in inclement weather. The park also serves as the main venue for the Sunflower Festival, a festival held in the area in late July each year.

Hyogo Areas

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Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture’s main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country’s most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.

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