Meriken Park In Kobe - Spend Time By The Sea And Learn About History
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Meriken Park In Kobe - Spend Time By The Sea And Learn About History

Kobe 2017.09.12

Kobe's Meriken Park, facing out on the open sea, is a wonderful sightseeing spot for visitors to the city. Here are some of the top things to enjoy there.

Translated byLester Somera

Just a Kansai guy trying to get by

Written by Osawa Kumi

Spend Time by the Sea at Meriken Park in Kobe

Photo provided by Kobe City

Meriken Park is a Kobe landmark, and a place you have to visit when you’re in the city. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Port of Kobe, it underwent renovations in the spring of 2017. Facing out onto the port area, this park will leave travelers with beautiful memories.

Let’s take a look at the best ways to get the most out of your visit to Meriken Park!

1. Enjoy the View!

Spend Time by the Sea at Meriken Park in Kobe

Surrounded on three sides by the sea, you can watch the coming and going of boats, and hear the sounds of their steam whistles. You can spend some quiet time here during your trip.

Spend Time by the Sea at Meriken Park in Kobe

The whale-shaped building is the Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel. The cruise liner which embarks from the dock beside the hotel is the Luminous Kobe 2.

Next PageLet’s look at other things you can do in the park!
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