the back entrance
TEMPLE&SHRINE

Sannomiya Shrine

A Clever Hawk Hides Its Talons The downtown area of Kobe City, Sannomiya takes its name from Sannomiya Shrine. Sannomiya is located in a district of Chuo-ku (‘Central Ward’ in English) in Kobe City. There […]

Roshoki
FOOD&DRINK

Roshoki (in Kobe Chinatown)

Roshoki is an old restaurant that specializes in serving Chinese steamed pork buns (Japanese: buta-manju, buta-man). It is located in Kobe Chinatown. When it opened in 1915, it was crowded with Chinese sailors who missed […]

the entrance of Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street
Shopping

Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street

Nice Area Where People Can Relax and Have Fun Located in the heart of Kobe City, Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street is a convenient place for the locals to purchase what they need. While I lived […]

dagashi
FOOD&DRINK

Shizuya (Kobe Harborland)

When you go to Umie Mosaic (a famous shopping complex in Kobe) you can purchase dagashi at Shizuya. Dagashi refers to Japanese cheap sweets and snacks. Most of dagashi are from 5 to 40 yen […]