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Meriken Park In Kobe - Basic Info, What To See, And How To Get There

Meriken Park In Kobe - Basic Info, What To See, And How To Get There

Translated by Takuya Erik Watanabe

Written by Mayu

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Meriken Park is located at the Port of Kobe in Hyogo. Established in 1887, it has become a spot of relaxation for locals. The park also offers a spectacular night view of the lit-up Kobe Port Tower and Kobe Maritime Museum.

Meriken Park

Meriken Park

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Meriken Park is a park located on the Port of Kobe in Hyogo prefecture. It was established in 1887. Right by the park is the ship-themed

Kobe Maritime Museum, the famous Hotel Okura, and Kobe landmarkKobe Port Tower. The sight of these three facilities from Meriken Park is a view that represents the city of Kobe.

Originally the Meriken Wharf, the area was established by the Meiji government in 1868. The name "Meriken" came from the word "America." This is because the wharf was located near the US Consulate. The wharf was filled up in 1887, and Meriken Park was born.

For the perfect way to spend your time in Meriken Park, check Meriken Park In Kobe - Spend Time By The Sea And Learn About History.

In this article, we'll be introducing basic information about Meriken Park, how to get there, and what not to miss.

Basic Information

Meriken Park

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Meriken Park has no entrance fee or closed days. You can visit whenever you like.

How to Get There

From Kobe's transport hub, Sannomiya Station, you will ride the JR Kobe Line rapid train for Himeji and alight at Motomachi Station.

The ride is just two minutes, and the fare is 120 yen. You can reach Meriken Park from Motomachi Station's west exit in about 16 minutes on foot.

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