Nestled between the Sea of Japan and Inland Sea, Hyogo Prefecture is the home of cosmopolitan Kobe City as well as the beautiful Mount Rokko and Port Islands. The Osamu Tezaka Manga Museum in this destination is a unique must-see for comic fans. Outside of the urban locales, nature-lovers will rejoice in the Nishitani no mori Park and Sanin Kaigan National Park as well as other natural attractions interspersed within the confines of this exotic locale.
- Himeji Castle (Hyogo UNESCO site)
- Koko-en Garden
- Awaji Garden City
- View modern art, sculpture at Hyogo Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan
- Join locals and stroll through the Kobe Luminarie (December)
- Take a relaxing dip at the Kinosaki Hot Springs
Getting There & Around:
Hyogo's centre is located only approx. 10 minutes from the Kobe Airport. Public transit options like the bus, metro rail, and taxis offer affordable transportation to lodging form the airport.
Local metro buses and subway trains can get travellers around with the most ease and taxis are plentiful, if not expensive. Along the port areas there are numerous ferry routes available as well.
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