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Meriken Park, Chuo

3.9
#7 of 62 in Parks in Kobe
Explore the city's port area during a visit to Meriken Park, a waterfront area offering a range of cultural sites. Lawns and courtyards provide ample room for recreational activities and relaxation, with the grounds neatly punctuated by contemporary sculptures and fountains. The park displays some of the city's most cherished Modernist architectural works, including the buildings that house the maritime museum and the iconic port tower. Devastated by the 1995 earthquake, the park contains a memorial to those who lost their lives here during the disaster. Make Meriken Park part of your personalized Kobe itinerary using our Kobe travel route builder site .
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  • Since the Ampanman Museum was made, it is crowded on Saturdays and Sundays, but it is very empty on weekdays. It is a spot like Kobe where the sea and the mountain can be seen at the same time!
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  • Meriken Park is a lovely place. I spent over an hour just wandering around looking at the statuary and the excellent displays about the 1995 Earthquake at the memorial wall. Pictures and commentary in...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful places in Kobe. A spacious seaside park with lots of interesting constructions
  • Precious place to relax for a while on the grass! Be there on a sunny day with a coffe from the close Starbucks, and it's perfect!
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