Experience / Training / Vehicle Spots in Hyogo Area

  • Kobe Municipal Rokkosan Pasture
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    4.0
    236 Reviews
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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.

    We spent half a day at this farm where we met sheeps, pigs, horses and cows. The sheets were left to roam around freely which is nice and makes a lovely scene. It was a cool comfortable day with the...

  • Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens & Ropeway
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    4.5
    220 Reviews
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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.

    Very worthwhile visit as the rope way takes you up the mountain to the top,of the botanical gardens and you can easily walk back down enjoying the beautiful gardens and tea room etc.

  • Kinosaki Onsen Ropeway
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    3.5
    174 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.

    At the end of town is the little ropeway ride to the top of Mount Daishi. Stop halfway up at the 1,300 year-old patron temple of Kinosaki Onsen, Onsenji Temple. There is also a hiking trail, so you...

  • Kobe Luxury Gourmet Cruise Concerto
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    148 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Higashikawasakichou 1-6-1
    A pleasure cruise ship on which you can enjoy tasty food, fun music, and the extravagant scenery of Kobe. The ship terminal is located a 10-minute walk from JR Kobe Station and Kobe Municipal Subway Harborland Station. From the top, open air deck and all of the ship's rooms, passengers can take in the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, lit up at night with seven shifting colors; the mountains of Rokko; and Kobe Airport floating on the sea. The cruise' French course, consists of tasty and eye-dazzling dishes prepared by skilled chefs using seasonal ingredients. Appropriate live music is performed during the cruise, including classical and jazz.

    Concerto boat is situated at he end of Harbourland, a big shopping area behind Kobe Station. Per day are 4 tours: A Lunch Cruise from 12:00 -14:00 A Tea Cruise from 14:30 - 16:00 A Twilight Cruise...

  • Rokko-Arima Ropeway
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    4.0
    78 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.

  • Sea Station Shiosai Ichiba
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    33 Reviews
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    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.

    坂越の牡蠣が美味しいと聞き来てみた。 くいどうらくで生を食べる。全くクセがなくホントに美味しかった! 焼き牡蠣はなんの味もつけなくても飽きずに食べられる。牡蠣のダシの美味しいこと!旨みが濃厚。想像のを越えた美味しさに、感動(*≧▽≦) 屋台で売ってるカキのフライも生地にアオサがはいってて美味 美味しいという坂越の牡蠣、噂はホントでした笑

  • Glicopia Kobe
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    4.0
    47 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...

  • Yuge Farm
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    4.0
    25 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.

    It’s a rare chance to get away from the urban areas, but without really going far. It’s just a 10 minute taxi ride from the station. I went to see the farm and maybe buy some cheese. The baby calves...

  • Kanzaki Farm Park Yodel Forest
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    4.5
    28 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...

  • Unitopia Sasayama
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    4.0
    16 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.

    Checked in for company event. 2D1N. Didnt get to enjoy surrounding activities except a good and cool morning walk around the vicinity ... superb. Room was old but clean and good enough. Room and...

  • Tamba Traditional Art Craft Park Tachikui Sue no Sato
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    4.0
    13 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.

    園内にはレストランや体験教室、登り窯等が備わっています。料金所の先が窯元横丁。丹波焼の窯元が集結し、沢山の製品を鑑賞したり購入することが出来ました。投稿時(2020.4.21)は休業期間となっています。

  • 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.

    The Awaji country garden is nestled along a scenic drive that showcases the beauty of the japanese country town. This place offers a true country experience with friendly, warm and very welcoming...

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tajima Kaigan Glass-Bottom Excursion Boat
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Mikatagunshinonsenchou Ashiya Hamakasaka coast
    This sightseeing boat operates from Hamasaka Port in Ashiya, Shinonsen Town, Mikata County. Their roughly 60-minute tour will let you take in the magnificent natural scenery along the Tajima coast, including San'in Kaigan Geopark, Mio Oshima Island, and the Kimon-zaki Cape. Part of the ship's bottom is made of glass, allowing visitors to observe the ocean as well.

    柱状節理など地質学的に興味深いコースになっています。自然が創り上げた見事な景観が続くリアス式海岸を船で回ります。

  • Whirlpool Viewing Boat (Helios)
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Minamiawajishi Anaga 841
    This tour boat operates on the Naruto Strait. Departing from the Ibi Port in Anaga, Minami Awaji City, you can view the whirlpools of the Naruto Strait up close while taking in the view of the Setouchi area. They accept charters in addition to their Whirlpool Viewing and Sunset Cruises.

    パンプレットを見て単純に当日の運行予定の確認の為に電話。出た女性と普通に会話してるつもりが、何故か段々イラついてくる始末、2016年にも同様の口コミがあったように全体的に上から目線だったのでしょう、あと「こちらは悪いと思ってません」発言。普段お客様相手に仕事している関係もあるので、お客様とのやり取りでどういう理由があるにせよ、気分を害されたなら、お詫びしますぐらいのコメントが出ると思いきや、なかな...

  • Awaji-shima Kawaraya
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
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    Hyogo Minami-awaji-shi Matsuhowakida Ko 105-2
    "This experience facility is located in Matsuhowakitako, Minamiawaji City. Visitors can try Awaji tile clay sculpting with clay used in making Awaji tiles, one of Japan's top three types of traditional roof tile. Choose from six different shapes of clay to sculpt and create your very own one-of-a-kind tile. In addition, try Awaji boar-pig and local vegetables cooked directly on hot tiles known as ""Kawarayaki."" Depending on the season, you may also be able to enjoy harvesting local produce such as onions."

    父の卒寿に引き続き、母の卒寿の旅行。先回は和歌山で蒔絵のお盆を作ったので、今回も何かを作りたいと探します。淡路島は昔から瓦で有名です。洲本市五色町出身で江戸時代の豪商・高田屋嘉兵衛を描いた司馬遼太郎の「菜の花の沖」でも、主人公は大阪へ瓦を運ぶ船員で操船術を覚えて、北前船を所有して財を成していくというストーリーです。さて、このかわらやさんは、この淡州瓦作成を観光体験させてくれます。形は角版、半円筒...

  • 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.
  • Awaji Island Fruit Farm
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
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    Hyougo Pref. Awajishi Kamikai 173
    This orchard about a five-minute drive from Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway's Tsuna Ichinomiya Interchange via Prefectural Route 66 offers a variety of pick-your-own fruit year-round. In addition to greenhouse grown mandarin oranges and kyoho grapes, you can pick strawberries, blueberries, figs, and extra sweet fruit tomatoes. Their farm cafe Kanomi opened in 2011. They serve items like fresh juice with fruit harvested that day, fruit sandwiches, cake with seasonal fruit, and their house curry.

    いちご狩りの時期でしたが、いちご狩りの予約はあいにくいっぱいで、カフェ(イートイン)利用でお邪魔しました。 旬のいちごを使ったジュースやショートケーキ、朝採れいちごの入ったいちご大福はどれもみずみずしいいちごが味わえました。みかんジュースも見た目が鮮やかなみかん色で、みかんの甘味を堪能できました。また訪れたいです。

  • Parchez, Kaori-no-Yakata / Kaori-no-Yu
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    Hyougo Pref. Awajishi Osaki 3025-1
    This scent-themed complex is on a hill that overlooks the townscape of Ichinomiya. Their Kaori-no-Yakata facility offers workshops like perfume making using incense and essential oils. They also have scent related displays, a large greenhouse dedicated to fuchsia flowers, and an enormous roughly 70-meter slide that's fun for kids and grown-ups alike. The Kaori-no-Yu large public bath at the Kaori-no-Yado building features a weakly alkaline simple hot spring drawn from Awajishima Ichinomiya Onsen. The water is said to be good for the skin, and day use is welcome. Their open-air bath with a view is infused with fresh herbs that provide a tantalizing aroma.

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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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