Town Kobe harbor land which pleasure of shopping gourmet amusement wedding cinema entertainment & hotel Kobe shines, and glitters

Area guide

About Kobe harbor land

Harbor land is shopping, sightseeing area of Kanbe eminence that slightly Western, large composition facilities such as shopping and gourmet, movie theater, amusement space are substantial of central city area of Kobe. Takahama quays where Cruise ship concertos come alongside the pier are perfect points to take a walk through while we are blown by the sea breeze.

It is this about neighborhood area

Harbor land guide

Special site

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Ball machine
"DIN DON (dindon)"

It was recruited the public in 1993 (Heisei 5), and name of DIN DON was chosen from approximately 10,000 of them. Pleasure of sound that perpetual motion-like movement and ball of ball play is monument of favorable reception for both adult and child. "DinDon (dindon) "which went back to the mother country United States at one time in July, 2017 scale-uped after renovation period for ten months and came back!

Tower of azure sky
 

Art object of giraffe of 8m in height that is really familiar as mark to "karumeni". The official name is called "tower of azure sky". With work which won Mayor of "Kobe Prize" by the seventh Kobe concreteness sculpture award exhibition, we were transferred at current position from lawn open space in 1996. "Love comes true when we meet in front of this art object...Rumor such as "is whispered.

Elvis Presley image
 

It was Presley image erected by donation of fan after Elvis death in Harajuku, Tokyo for ten years in 1987, but was removed at one time in January, 2009.
In August, 2009, we will have in the whole town newly as setting place.
Many fans come and become new sacred place for Elvis fans.

According to Kobe gaslight

According to gaslight and zelkova row of trees approximately 110 of harbor road are lighted up with white electric bulb by LED lunch.
You can enjoy harmony with tender light of gaslight.

Brick warehouse

Two red brick warehouses which create exoticism that there is in the seashore of Kobe harbor land. We were constructed in the late 1890s and were used as warehouse of freight which arrived at Kobe Port in sequence.
Stylish restaurant and shop are open and are spot where is popular as tourist attraction now.

Drawbridge (root)

Drawbridge which moved inlet of event open space (root open space) in the center of harbor land open space, and was, and was built over ryu dock entrance.
Construction called "parallelogram-type bascule bridge" characterizing root "is frequent in Europe, but, as for", it becomes the first form for pedestrian bridge in Japan led by the Netherlands.
The whole bridge is lighted up by approximately 1,700 pitches of illuminations at night and can enjoy different beauty again in the daytime

Humor display
 

Manikin which was installed because Kobe harbor land had you enjoy scenery of on the sea from town cut open and dried April, 1991 when you did.
We passed through twists and turns such as earthquake disaster or typhoon and we were dressed in September, 2006 and were installed again newly. Harden the body to helmet and working clothes; and of repair and painting of roof pose.
A lot of people considering whether it is lifelike, and it is genuine worker wrong are secret popular characters of town.

Harbor walk
 

Wooden promenade along the sea leading from the brick warehouse side to Kobe Port old signal box. Gaslight and bench are established.
It is walk spot to be able to enjoy flavor of the tide.

Kobe Port old signal box
(old new port fifth breakwater signal box)

At tower where harbor walk is the highest, it is 46.3m in height. It was built in 1921 by new port fourth breakwater and performed traffic control of ship which entered and leaved at port.
There was, and elevator attracted attention in those days inside as signal box of Yoichi Azuma, too, but finished duty by the spread of radio in March, 1990.
It would be saved as precious building which conveyed the history of port in 1992 and was removed and rebuilt in current place. Raised flag means "KOBE" and "UW" (we pray for safe voyage).

Mosaic Ferris wheel

Mosaic Ferris wheel which can enjoy scenery of Kobe 360 degrees. "dokinzuhatokafegondora" where character of Anpan-Man who is quite popular with gondolas with air conditioner which is comfortable in the summer, illustration of Dokin chan are pretty is appearance! In addition, what night view of Kobe can enjoy is attractive at night. Adult can enjoy child, too.

Mosaic "observation tower"

This observation tower was constructed in 1914 and was used as arrival in port machan of cargo boat which entered port. We are transferred now by mosaic.

Takahama quay

The history of Takahama quay is old and dates back to the Edo era until the Kanei era year (the 17th century).
It has been called for a long time with "Takahama quay" "Takahama Wharf" as ship entering port ground lined with modern Wharf brick warehouses where we did and were levelled the land after the Meiji era.

Monument of Emperor Meiji Imperial Villa trace

It is place used as Imperial Villa of the Emperor Meiji in the Meiji era.
Building leaving feature at the time is not left, but the only monument is left.

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