Lifestyle Sightseeing

Mt. Rokko & Mt. Maya, the symbols of Kobe

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Mt. Rokko and Mt. Maya tower over the north of downtown Kobe and they have been loved by the locals as the symbols of Kobe. Both mountains are highly regarded as popular leisure and sightseeing spots for all age groups and families.
Take a ride on the cable car and ropeway when visiting Mt. Rokko and Mt. Maya.Rokko Cable line opened in 1932 and is identifiable by its evocative car. Maya Viewline connects between the base and top of Mt. Maya. From both the Rokko Cable and Maya Viewline, you can get a sense of the dynamic nature closely and an amazing panoramic view of the city and the sea of Kobe will captivate you.

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Rokko Cable Car

After sunset, you can enjoy one of the most beautiful night views in Japan, the 10 million-dollar night view of Kobe.Don’t miss out on the amazing romantic night view of Kobe!

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About 30 min from Sannomiya!

You can easily access Rokko and Maya via the express bus!  It’s a great deal!

Local buses are also convenient for getting to Rokko and Maya!

For those who miss the express bus, local bus services are also highly recommended.
You can access Mt. Rokko or Mt. Maya from your nearest station (Hankyu Rokko Sta., JR Rokkomichi Sta., Hanshin Mikage Sta.)
In Kobe, you can feel the dynamic spirit of nature and enjoy the retro cityscape at the same time. Go and feel the breathtaking nature and the city while in Kobe.

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Mt. Rokko and Mt. Maya Route Map
Hiking Course / Model Course