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Port Island, Kobe

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Port Island (ポートアイランド, Pōto Airando) is an artificial island in Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan. It was constructed between 1966 and 1981 at Port of Kobe, and officially opened with an exposition called "Portopia '81." It now houses a heliport, numerous hotels, a large convention center, the UCC Coffee Museum, Japan's 3rd IKEA store, and several parks.


The Port Liner automated guideway transit system connects Port Island to Sannomiya Station and to Kobe Airport.
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  • All kinds of industry and huge IKEA shopping centre. Many business centres pending your request, but certainly yours will be there to find.  more »
  • This island was created from 1966, using the lands of Mt. Rokko and was completed with a luxury hotel, an international convention center, and many apartments and factories in 1981. The convention...  more »
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