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Address: Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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The place to be

the place to be, for a whole view of the city. From the Mt Maya you can see the mountain around, the city and downtown and also the harbour area and sea bey. Recommended at night... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place to be, for a whole view of the city. From the Mt Maya you can see the mountain around, the city and downtown and also the harbour area and sea bey. Recommended at night time or snow season.

1 Thank Kitanosaka
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Just an FYI that the cable car and ropeway are closed and will reopen on Saturday, 03/04/17. If you're going to Kobe, maybe consider sticking around the harbor area near Kobe station instead of going all the way to Shin Kobe.

1 Thank MiainSF
Kobe, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

There are many ways to get to Mt Maya but the simplest one is taking the gondola near Shinkobe (Bullet train station) and once at the top hike to Mt Maya. The path is quite straight forward and it will take between one to two hours of mild hike to get to Mt Maya. The view from Mt Maya is... More 

2 Thank PYBch
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

With four adults walking at a moderate pace and stopping at the lookouts this took us almost four hours from Shin-Kobe train station to the cable car station near the summit, definitely longer than expected based on other reviews. The lower part of the walk, from Shin-Kobe station past the waterfalls to the Herb Garden is suitable for young children,... More 

3 Thank greenwalks
Fremantle, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Visit during the afternoon for wonderful views over Kobe. Watch the sun set and the lights of Kobe shine!

Thank Kathryn N
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721 reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Mt. Maya is a mountain, which is easily accessible from Kobe by a cable car and a ropeway. From Kikuseidai observatory, which is just at the exit of the ropeway station, you can enjoy a magnificent view. 10 minutes' walk from Kikuseidai, you can reach the highest point of the mountain (698m).

1 Thank Kimitaka S
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Drive up the mountain at 10PM in almost complete darkness along the winding mountain roads but needless to say it was well worth the trouble! Kobe city spreads out in front of you like the Milky Way, humming and sparkling silently in the distance. Awesome!

1 Thank Willy N
Kobe, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Two weeks ago my wife and I decided to go for a hike starting from the Shinkansen Bullet train station. With a backpack of food and drinks we set off for Nunobiki Falls some 15 minutes away from the station. These falls are a wonderful short hike from the station and we had visited there many times. This day we... More 

6 Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My buddies brought me here to surprise me on my birthday 🎂 It was a good place to go and have fun. At night it is very amazing and beautiful Sun set view is very beautiful.

Thank johnnygom
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

My family decided to visit Mount Maya from Osaka we caught a train from Shin-Oska to Sanniyoma station (Bus 18 and 2 leave from here). We then caught another underground train to Shin-Kobe. As you exit the station follow the signs for the bus. There is a stop next to Family Mart (stock up on water. Toilet inside). From there... More 

5 Thank Adam T

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