Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens & Ropeway

Ropeway, etc.
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.

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[Ropeway up time] 9:30-16:45 [3/20-11/30 (Saturday Sunday Public holidays), 7/20-8/31 (all Sunday)] 9:30-20:15 * Night game Sunday Is subject to change
open everyday * Suspended or closed when strong winds or lightning strikes [Winter Closed Period] Feb.--Mar.
[Ropeway round trip] [Adult] 1,500yen [Children] 750yen [Pre-schoolers] Free [Night game round trip (only round trip after 17:00)] [Adult] 900yen [Children] 550yen
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Not available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, Diners Club, MUFG, DC, NICOS) * Available at some stores
Other (Smoking Space Available)
Not available
English Menu
* Currently, due to the maintenance of the ropeway, the park will be closed and closed until 2Monday26, 2021. Business will resume from 2Monday27Sunday, 2021.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Day] 1,001-3,000yen [Night] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (some areas have steep areas)
Infant friendly

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Update date:2023.06.10

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  • No better, healthier way to spend a long lazy afternoon in Kobe.
    5.0 Reviewed : 2021.12.12
    At any time of year, but especially from late spring through autumn (I would imagine; I visited in early December), the Nunobiki Herb Gardens and Ropeway are really worth a visit -more so, perhaps...
  • My kids loved it!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2021.07.28
    This was something a bit different than what we had been doing (visiting shrines and castles) and my kids loved it! The views were amazing and the food was great too!
  • Quick Access to Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.08.09
    Went for a day-trip to Kobe and Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens seems like a nice place to visit, didnt regret this decision. The journey via the ropeway is nice, scenic and calm (cable car seems to be...

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