Experience / Training / Vehicle Spots in Hyogo Area

  • Kinosaki Onsen Ropeway
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    3.5
    179 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Toyokashi Kinosakichouyushima 806-1
    This ropeway is in Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka City. It runs from Kinosaki Onsen Station to the Daishi Sancho Station via the Onsenji Station. The 676-meter one-way trip takes about seven minutes. Onsenji Temple is located near Onsenji Station, and its main hall is a National Important Cultural Property. The Kinosaki Art Museum is also on the grounds. The temple's Oku-no-in Daishido sub-temple is on the summit, where there's also a lookout with a sweeping view of the hot spring town and the Sea of Japan.

    Kinosaki onsen ropeway Its nice to see area of Kinosaki from the top. Definitely a must when going to Kinokasi Onsen. Theres a Cafe at the top where we got some hotdogs.

  • Rokko-Arima Ropeway
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    4.0
    80 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Nada-ku Rokkousanchou Kitarokkou 4512-336
    This ropeway in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture whisks you between Arima Onsen Station and Rokko Sancho Station in about 12 minutes. In the spring, scenery of fresh green and flowering trees and bushes like mountain cherries, magnolias, and azaleas spreads below you, and in summer you can enjoy the trilling of insects and the night view. The colored leaves across the mountainside are gorgeous in autumn, and in wintertime you can take in the glistening snowscape. There are a variety of tourist facilities right near Rokko Sancho Station, including Rokko Garden Terrace, Field Athletics, and Country House.

    A lovely break from the busy city below. The staff were very friendly, the facilities were clean, the exhibitions were quite interesting and the coffee and cake rather nice.

  • Awaji Service Area Big Ferris Wheel
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    4.0
    54 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Awajishi Iwaya 2568
    "A Ferris wheel located in the Awaji Service Area on the Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway. 65-meter tall, riders can enjoy a journey through the sky that takes 15 minutes per revolution and enjoy a sweeping view of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Kobe Airport from 135 meters above sea level. The Ferris wheel has 40 gondolas for six person equipped with air conditioning. In the ""see through"" gondolas, the seats, floor, walls, and everything else are transparent, and riders can take in 360 degree panoramic scenery. The pet gondolas are equipped with a small breed dog sized bed on the seat and allow riders to board with their beloved pet to enjoy the view together."

    平日だったので並ぶことも無く乗れました。観覧車は有料(@600円)ですが、15分間たっぷり景観を楽しめました。

  • Glicopia Kobe
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    4.0
    46 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Nishi-ku Takatsukadai 7-1
    A chocolate factory and museum operated by the famous confectionary company Glico located a one-minute walk from the Takatsukadai 1-Chome bus stop. The entrance is a giant Pocky stick and inside visitors can peer through windows and watch snacks like Pocky and Pretz being made. The facility also offers visitors the chance to make Bisco by hand. The factory shop sells exclusive and new products perfect for souvenirs and gifts. Entry requires a reservation made by phone or over the Internet; reservations are accepted up to four months in advance.

    The general manager had email me to confirm my visit when my visit date was near. My reserved time was 15:00, but I arrived at 16;30. The staff was very kind, she allowed us to enter & give us quick...

  • Kanzaki Farm Park Yodel Forest
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    4.5
    29 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Kanzakigunkamikawachou Izasa 1868
    This rural park with hands-on workshops is in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. You can reach it by taking the Shinki Green Bus from Ikuno Station on the JR Bantan Line and getting off at the Yodel Forest stop. The park has lots of seasonal plants like tulips, cosmos flowers, and sage, as well as animals you can get up close to including alpacas, red kangaroos, snowy owls, and red-and-green macaws. They also have lots of organized activities like pizza and rice flour chiffon making classes, craft workshops where you make plastic accessories and decorate ceramics, horseback riding programs, and more.

    Visited the park in early June. We drove more than 2 hours from Osaka to reach the Park but we only stayed there for less than 60 minutes. We were heartbroken when we saw the dogs who didnt look...

  • Kobe Municipal Rokkosan Pasture
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    Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Nada-ku Rokkousanchou Nakaichiriyama 1-1
    A tourism-oriented farm located on Mt. Rokko in Kobe’s Nada Ward designed to resemble an old fashioned European farm situated amidst the Alps. Visitors can interact with sheep, goats, miniature pigs, milk cows, and horses as well as feed them. The farm’s exciting sheep dog show and tethered pony rides are particularly popular with children. Visitors can also watch Kobe cheese being made in the Rokkosan QBB Cheese Museum as well as try making ice cream and butter. Visitors are sure to have a fulfilling and refreshing time at this remarkable farm surrounded by natural beauty.
  • Tamba Traditional Art Craft Park Tachikui Sue no Sato
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    4.0
    14 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Sasayamashi Kondachoukamitachikui 3
    A large culture and recreation facility located a 10-minute drive from the Sanda-nishi interchange on the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway where visitors can see, experience, and enjoy Tamba ware, one of Japan's renowned six forms of ancient pottery. Tamba ware is characterized by its simple, un-affectated design and is highly utilitarian, making Tamba ware tableware excellent for everyday use. Some 70 superb examples of ancient Tamba ware created between the distant Kamakura period and the Edo period are displayed in the park's Traditional Learning Hall, as well as new pieces and traditional crafts by modern artisans. The park conducts clay crafting and pottery painting classes, as well. In addition, a wide variety of pottery is on display and offered for sale in the Kamamoto-Yokocho ceramics shop.

    お手ごろな価格で陶芸体験ができます。 ベテランスタッフの方が丁寧に教えてくださいます。 子供でも安心ですよ。窯元さんの作品も購入できます。

  • Hyogo Prefectural Tajima Pasture Park
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    4.0
    19 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Mikatagunshinonsenchou Tando 1033
    This park is in Tando, Shinonsen Town, Mikata County. Covering 210 hectares, it's divided into three sections. The Farm Village area features a restaurant, accommodation, a barbecue house, the Tajima Cattle Museum, and an exhibition barn. Visitors can get in touch with the ranch's animals at their Petting Zoo Area. The park's Ski Area doubles as its grazing field for Tajima cattle during the green season. They also offer various food preparation and craft making programs and hold events like the Tajima Beef Festival in the fall.

    秋の日差しがポカポカで気持ちがいい。しかも見ることが出来気分がいい。湯村温泉に行く先は途中休憩に最適

  • Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens & Ropeway
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    Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Kitanochou 1-4-3
    This is Japan's largest herb gardens which are located in Kobe City. This vast site holds about 75,000 herbs and seasonal flowers of about 200 varieties which bloom in profusion. There is a medieval times old fortress style rest house, a rose garden with about 60 varieties of roses planted, a garden terrace and a garden for all four seasons, etc. In addition, there are a restaurant where you can taste buffet-style herb cuisine and an open cafe. You can also enjoy illuminations along with night views during evening opening hours.
  • Awaji Country Garden
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Awajishi Nojimatokiwa 1463-6
    Kids and grown-ups alike have fun at this petting ranch. Visitors get the chance to feed goats, donkeys, rabbits, and other animals that have been raised there. With advanced bookings, you can try cheese making, harvesting seasonal produce, or taking a donkey for a stroll. Its cafe restaurant features lots of items made with Awaji grown vegetables as well as their famous Awaji Earth Burger made with Awaji beef. You can also have a lunchtime barbecue if you book ahead. The ranch's cottage accommodation has showers and toilets and is great for families and groups.

    花さじきに行った後に寄りました。 動物が好きなので、200円でエサを買いました。入園券を買うときにしか エサが買えないようなので、それが残念だなあと思いました。 エサは、サルと鳥以外ならどの動物にも共通とのこと。 確かに園内には動物が少ないけど、エサやりは楽しかったです。 動物たちは皆お腹がすいてるようで、クレクレと必死だったので、最初に買った分だけでは全然足りないようでした。 園内にエサを買う場...

  • Kasaya Shiitake Land
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Sandashi Kamiaino 373
    An activity and tourism-oriented farm located a five-minute drive from the Sanda-Nishi interchange on the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway. The farm's spacious grounds encompass a shiitake mushroom picking hill, hydrangea garden, and sweet potato digging field. There's also an insect specimen hall where visitors can see examples of rare and exotic bugs from around the world year-round. One of the farm's biggest draws is that visitors can enjoy seasonal foods and flavors here, such as strawberry picking and sweet potato digging to eat. Visitors can also try making Tamba (Tachikui yaki) ware, a local pottery variety famous since ancient times-pottery making takes around one hour. In addition, there's a decorating only course available.

    プレミアムアウトレットに行く用事があったので、お昼はどこにしようかと検索していると椎茸狩りしてバーベキューとあったので行ってみることに。平日の昼間、まだコロナが落ち着かない状況だったのでお客は自分たちのみ。完全貸し切り状態です。椎茸狩りは自分たちだけだったので、原木をハウスに設置してそこで取ることに。雨天でも椎茸狩りができるということはこういうことでした。小さなかごに食べる分だけの椎茸を採るのです...

  • Uzushio Cruise
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    Hyougo Pref. Minamiawajishi Fukura Minato Uzushi Dome Dome Not
    Uzushio Cruise operates tourist boats from Kameura Port in Oge, Tosadomariura, Naruto-cho, Naruto City. They provide a chance to view the whirlpools of the Naruto Strait, which has one of the fastest tidal currents in the world. Their large Wonder Naruto takes whirlpool viewing excursions and the smaller Aqua Edi has an observation area where you can check them out from one meter below the surface. There are a total of ten trips or more per day. Reservations are required for the Aqua Edi, but not for the Wonder Naruto.
  • Unitopia Sasayama
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Sasayamashi Yashiro 231-1
    A large resort facility located seven minutes drive from the Tannan Sasayamaguchi interchange on the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway. The facility was originally built to serve as a rest home for a labor union, but today it is open to the general public. Facilities include a campground, adventure park with two 19 station courses, tennis courts, and an outdoor pool, and visitors can also enjoy cycling and mountain climbing in the area. The facility offers a variety of seasonal events, such as firefly watching and experiencing rural life activities. Visitors can also take in area culture through things like Tamba ware pottery classes.

    アスレチックのあるリゾート施設です。湖畔のレイクプラザでぼたん鍋をいただきました。親睦旅行だったので広間を利用しましたが 清潔で眺めも良く、上ロース猪肉はとろけるような舌触りで大満足でした。

  • The Museum for Wood Culture
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    3.5
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Mikata-gun Kamicho Muraoka-ku Wachi 951
    The theme of this nature study facility is forest, sea, and sun. There is also a library where visitors can freely read books related to forests and trees, and a high-definition theater.

    香美町の山里にある、木の殿堂。安藤忠雄設計の建築であり、建物見学に行きました。木材の外観に、内部の柱なども木でできていて、スケールの大きい建築。内部の展示も充実しています。外の回廊ぞいには高木も植えられていて、楽しめます。

  • Awajishima Ranch
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    Hyougo Pref. Minamiawajishi Yagiyougikami 1
    This ranch is in Yagiyogikami, Minami Awaji City. Some of the experiences and programs they offer include milking cows, feeding calves, making butter, and harvesting vegetables (reservations required). They even have a pony-wheel ride. Their barbecue hall serves genuine Awaji beef yakiniku, and there's a milk tasting corner, a shop, and a zoo with small animals.
  • Rokko Cable Car
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Nada-ku Takaha Nishiyama 8-2 Rokko Cable Station
    This motorized cable car whisks you from the base to the summit of Mt. Rokko in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. To reach it, you can get a Kobe City bus from either Hanshin Mikage Station or JR Rokkomichi Station to Rokko Cable Shita Station and board the cable car from there. Their red and green Car 1 features natural wood flooring and seating, and the glass ceiling lets you take in Rokko's natural environment. Their Car 2 was fashioned after the old Hanshin Electric Railway? number 1 series and Kobe City Tramway. It's carpeting and thick moquette fabric seating provides a settled atmosphere.
  • Awaji Jenova Line
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyogo Awaji-shi Iwaya 925-27
  • Sea Station Shiosai Ichiba
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Hyougo Pref. Akoushi Sakoshi 290-7
    Take a fishing boat from this port on Sakoshi Bay to go fishing at the best fishing spot or experience teichi-ami fixed net fishing. Their fishing programs also give you the chance to eat your catch with wappa-jiru soup and hama-meshi rice together with your fellow passengers. The season runs between April and October. From November to March they offer all-you-can-eat oysters and the event where visitors can experience oyster shucking. In January and February, you can purchase a whole string of oysters farmed from their oyster rafts (must order in advance). You can take them with you or rent a space to charcoal-grill them on the spot.

    海沿いにある観光客向けの海産物とお土産と海産物が食べれる食堂がある。年末には無料の臨時駐車場もありました。

  • Miki Horse Land Park
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    Hyougo Pref. Mikishi Besshochou Takagi Miki Horseland Park
    A horseback riding club located close to Roadside Station Miki in Miki City, Hyogo Prefecture. The club is divided into three areas-Equis no Mori, where visitors can meet horses; Eo no Mori, where events and workshops can be held; and Mio no Mori, an industry and culture zone where club activity presentations and exhibitions can be conducted. Numerous horseback riding competitions are held throughout the year in the Equis no Mori area. The club also offers horseback riding for beginners and rope led horseback rides, and visitors can get up close to a horse and even give one a carrot with their bare hands.
  • Yuge Farm
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    5.0
    4 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Kita-ku Yamadachoushimotanigami Nishimaruyama 5-2
    This tourist farm in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture is ten minutes by taxi from either Hokushin Kyuko Railway and Kobe Railway's Tanigami Station. Their Cheese House Yargoi showcases ways to make cheese tastier still, featuring their own fromage frais and camembert, as well as full cheese courses for you to try. They also offer cheese making seminars, guided farm tours, and workshops and tours for kids. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

    住宅地にある弓削牧場の手作りチーズを使ったレストランで ランチ・デザートを美味しく頂けます。 ランチメニューではシチューやチーズフォンデュとピッツア、 カフェメニューではフロマージュ・シフォンケーキが大きめに書かれています。

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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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