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Meriken Park, Kobe

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#5 of 69 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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  • Whenever you google Kobe, this will be 1 of the first few images that will come up. A nice place by the sea to just relax. There are several cafes and restaurants to enjoy while taking in the view...  more »
  • Wide airy space where young and old alike can have a good time away from the usual temples, shopping and crowds in Japan. The harbor view is spectacular especially during the last hours of daylight...  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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