Kobe Trip Part 13 (Final) : Evening Snaps in Sannomiya and Return Home

神戸 三宮 夜景 アイキャッチ画像


I traveled to Kobe in early March. In Kobe, major tourist spots such as bay area, Kitano Ijinkan-gai and Chinatown were concentrated, which was convenient for tourists. In this article, I will write about evening scene in Sannomiya and return home as part of Day 4

[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Day 1: Fly to Kobe with Skymark
* Day 1: Chinatown and Former Foreign Settlement etc.
* Day 1: Meriken Park and Harborland
* Day 1: Meriken Park and Harborland (Light-up)
* Day 2: Kitano Ijinkan-gai
* Day 2: Ikuta Shrine, Nunobiki Herb Gardens etc.
* Day 2: Kobe Great Bridge (Light-up)
* Day 3: Kobe Oji Zoo
* Day 3: Kobe Animal Kingdom
* Day 3: Chinatown and Old Foreign Settlement (Light-up)
* Day 4: Himeji Castle
* Day 4: Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
* Day 4: Sannomiya [This article]

[Travel Date]
2018.03.08 – 11

[Main Part]

Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa (神戸牛らーめん 八坐和)

Following the previous post, I returned from “Mitsui Outlet Park Marine Pia Kobe (三井アウトレットパーク マリンピア神戸)” to Sannomiya (三宮). I will have a last meal in my Kobe trip.神戸 三宮 センタープラザ西館

I visited “Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa (神戸牛らーめん 八坐和)”.Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa1

In the restaurant.Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa2

As a signature menu, I ordered “Kobe Beef Ramen”.Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa3

Kobe City Hall Observation Deck

There is an observation deck for free in the Kobe City Hall, so I visited it. ""

Visitors can access to the observation deck via a direct elevator.""

As I would like to take photos around sunset, I killed time at a cafe in the observation deck.""

The cafe also had viewing tables.""


I will go around the observation deck. On the south side, visitors can see bay area.

On the north side, they can see streetscapes of Sannomiya (三宮) and Kitano (北野).

As it gradually got dark, light-ups started.""



As time passed, it became more gorgeous.Kobe City Hall Observation Deck1

Kobe City Hall Observation Deck2

Kobe City Hall Observation Deck3

Night Snaps in Sannomiya (三宮)

Finally, I will take night photos around Sannomiya (三宮). This building is “SOGO Kobe”, a commercial complex.""

Kobe Sannomiya evening1


Kobe Sannomiya evening2


Kobe Sannomiya evening3


Now it was time to leave.Kobe Sannomiya evening4

I will move to Sannomiya (三宮) station.""


I took a train photo.""

From a walking path.Kobe Sannomiya evening5

“Mint Kobe” is a local commercial complex.""

Then, I moved to Kobe Airport via Port Liner.Kobe Sannomiya evening6

Kobe Airport and Return Home

I came to Kobe Airport. The airport was calm as there were only two flights that were going to depart this evening.Kobe Airport

I just happened to see an unusual scene in the airport. A crime prevention drill was conducted.""

Not only airport and airline staff, but also police officers participated in the training.""

While I used Skymark from Tokyo to Kobe (see the related article), I used ANA for my return flight.Kobe Airport ANA


That’s it for the article about evening scene in Sannomiya and return home as part of Day 4.

To recap the trip, as the final article of Kobe trip series, as I mentioned in the [Introduction], major tourist spots such as bay area, Kitano Ijinkan-gai and Chinatown were concentrated, which was convenient for tourists. On the other hand, however, I felt I didn’t have enough time to take photos in Bay Area just in one day, so I wish I had another chance to visit there. In addition, Kobe is famous for “Kobe Luminarie”, a light festival held every December, so I would like to visit Kobe again in December 🙂

Now my Kobe trip series with 13 articles was completed. Thank you for reading my blog.

Regarding my next trip, I have already arranged it. I am going to Shanghai from May 23 to 27. While I have been to Hong Kong and Macau several times, I visited Mainland China (Beijing) just once on business about ten years ago and it’s my first time to travel to Mainland China. My blog will not be updated for the time being, but once I return from Shanghai, I will start the next series, so stay tuned 🙂


1 Kobe Beef Ramen Yazawa
2 Kobe City Hall Observation Deck
3 SOGO Kobe
4 Mint Kobe

[Related Link]
Feel KOBE | Official Travel Guide of Kobe City
Kobe Airport

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