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Have you heard of the long wallets sold by the Kobe-based brand ATAO?
The brand has few physical retail outlets, so it may not be a highly recognized name brand. However, ATAO is known for products that are so easy to use that you won’t want to let go of them, so many of their products have to be ordered in advance if you want to get them!
Nishinomiya Shrine “Touka Ebisu”Read Later
Touka Ebisu is a festival held annually from January 9th to January 11th at Nishinomiya Shrine, the main shrine out of the approximately 3500 shrines in Japan dedicated to the kami Ebisu.
Ebisu is one of Japan’s Seven Gods of Fortune (Shichifukujin), and he is the god of fishing and commerce.
Every year over 1 million visitors come to Touka Ebisu, and around 600 stalls open on the shrine’s grounds and in the surrounding area.
Restaurant “Shabu Shabu Sukiyaki Aki” in Hyogo. You can dine on expensive meat from a single serving hot pot.Read Later
“Shabu Shabu Sukiyaki Aki” is located in a high class residential area in Nishinomiya city in Hyogo.
It’s only a 3 minute walk from Kurakuenguchi station on Hankyu Line.
This place is a “Hitori Nabe” speciality shop. In Japanese “Hitori" means one person, “Nabe” means hotpot, so literally “Hitori Nabe” means a one person table top hot pot. Usually “Nabe” (hotpot) is enjoyed by many people who share together. At this place you can come and enjoy high grade domestic meat even on your own. That means you can enjoy a hotpot at your own pace without worrying others! It is super popular right now!
Kobe Luminarie 2017Read Later
The first Kobe Luminarie was held in December of 1995 to commemorate the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake (January 1995) as well as to reinforce hopes and dreams for reconstruction and revitalization of the city. Since then, the Kobe Luminarie has been seen by many as a symbol of Kobe, and it has become a definitive characteristic of the area.
Hyogo Prefecture – Head to Kidzania, where kids can have fun learning about the world of grownups!Read Later
Kidzania, which is set up like a small town, is a place where kids can try their hands at a variety of popular careers while having fun and learning about how the world around them works. Children aged 3 to 15 can try around 100 different jobs and services. After they change into their new uniforms, the fun begins!
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Long ago, Kobe was one of the biggest ports in the orient. It was a gateway for Japan’s trading businesses and so it was influenced by the cultures of the world. That is why Kobe has developed it’s own unique fusion of cultures. Kobe has an distinct influence over fashion and fine food. There are so many attractions in the city but “Kobe Harborland” is a must see during a visit.
Kobe HarborlandRead Later
Kobe Harborland is a large-scale collection of facilities, including the giant shopping mall Umie, which hosts a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as Kobe Anpanman Children’s Museum, movie theaters, and hotels.