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Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Kitano-cho is district of foreigner settlements, located to the north of Kobe city, at the foot of the Rokko mountain range. The settlements date back to the 19th century, when Kobe opened its port to foreign merchants and trade. The unique mansions (aka Injikan) that...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This is a cool area for lunch or if you have some time to burn although not a must do, only a few buildings are historical.....great place for a change of lunch area if you are doing a multi day kobe visit enjoy !!!

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I like this place a lot , requires a lot of walking but totally worth it . You can stop by to have a soft served ice cream near the tourist information center. Good weather during my visit so, i really enjoy my time there....More

Thank Ling Ching Y
Reviewed 23 March 2017

the draw card is that the architecture is European vs the Japanese style that common in all japan, for non Japanese natives this is a bit of a bust. If your not fit or very mobile you can't really see much without much walking, there...More

Thank nomes1881
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It takes about 15mins on foot from Sannomiya station in kobe city. I keep walking through the sannomiya spopping street to reach starbucks kitano also to find the little hill to reach "Ijinkan" Kitano area. You can find former foreign residence house, Parastin House, Sakano...More

Thank famare
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went here using the the city loop bus. It was a quaint area with beautiful European houses to view. There is a fee to enter each house which we did not avail as we were able to appreciate the houses from the outside. My...More

1  Thank Cristina V
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

If you catch the loop bus you need to walk up a steep climb, but once there you can wander through the local lanes passing private homes, the old european houses and the odd market stall. You can pay to enter the german house and...More

Thank funandfriends
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Just feel like I'm not in Japan. All the building have european touch. Good for you who walking around to experience real Kobe travelling

Thank prasetioistiadi
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just take some walking around this area and looking forward to go to Kobe Kitano Ijinkan Starbucks, but too bad, it was so crowded that day.. and just get to take some photos only .

Thank Ling Ching Y
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a very popular dating area in Kobe and consequently much of the historic buildings has been converted into shops and restaurants. However it is still interesting to see how the foreigners in Kobe used to live in the slopes above Kobe.

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1 December 2015|
Response from geebee01 | Reviewed this property |
There are mentions of the name Sassoon in the Jewish history of Kobe found on the internet-but if their house has been turned into a wedding reception place the number is +81-78-2514111.