A very popular spot that can be enjoyed even by family members and friends
Why do not you go to “Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens” if you come to Hyogo. This is located on the mountain where you use the ropeway, and a vast herb garden is a beautiful place throughout the four seasons. At the restaurant inside the park, a buffet using herbs is provided. It is a trendy spot that can be enjoyed even by family members and friends.
“Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens” is a healing spot where the smell of herbs and flowers is available, which can be reached just by extending a little foot from the city center of Kobe. Many plants bloom lovely flowers every season, they show their appearance every season, so they are always crowded with families and couples. It is a good idea to take a stroll through the flowers’ fragrance and spend a relaxing holiday.
“Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens,” which shows the seasons’ transitions, is a wonderful spot surely satisfying even when you visit. Each spring, summer, autumn, and winter has its own charm.
Needless to say, spring is the flower season in which the most flowers in the year are blooming. On the flower bed in the garden, flowers of all sorts are blooming from the small flower of sky blue “Nemophila,” a star-shaped flower that is lovely to the rose of big waves. In the early summer, a hydrangea tree is planted in the path where light blue or light purple flowers show a pretty gradation. And in autumn, the cosmos is brilliant. Cosmos, grown to cover the calm hills one after another, are wearing pink or white cute flowers and being shaken by the autumn breeze.
Also, there are lots of flower beds and displays with a nice atmosphere in the park. The gardens made by the top gardener are outstanding, so if you like gardening and interior, please slowly take a walk.
In the winter the inside of the park is not crowded so you can have a relaxing time. There are greenhouses in the park, so many flowers are blooming in the middle of winter.
If you get hungry on a walk in the park, try trying a meal with a smell of herbs. The garden is dotted with stylish buffet restaurants and cafés.
“Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens” is a healing spot where seasonal herbs and flowers are blossoming blooming. You can touch colorful, rich nature’s change in the city.
Charms and Highlights of Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens
There are lots of places to see
Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens is Japan’s largest herb garden with 12 theme gardens. About 200 kinds of herbs and flowers are entertaining visitors with their fragrance and pretty appearance. Here, there are many places to see, strolling through the gardens, taking pictures, and enjoying herb dishes so that you can enjoy it all day there.
It is close to the main station in the center of Kobe
You can go to Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens only by the ropeway. It is also close to the main station in the center of Kobe, and from Shin-Kobe Station of the Shinkansen, you can reach the Harb Gardens Bottom station of the ropeway in 5 minutes on foot.
You can enjoy various scents
At the Observation Plaza, the stalls and the buildings are lined up to surround the plaza. Since there are plenty of tables and benches, you can buy drinks and food at stalls and eat there. Besides, there are souvenir departments and scent museums in the building around the square. The scent history and perfume bottles etc., are displayed, and you can really enjoy various scents.
Relax there while looking at the unparalleled view of Kobe
As you go down the Observation Plaza road, there is the Garden Terrace ahead of the halfway the Herb Museum.
There is a “spice studio” in the Garden Terrace. There, exhibitions related to spices are being held. There are also experiential sections, so it is a recommended place for children. There are also “Grass House (greenhouse),” “Herb’s Foot Bath,” and “Mint Cafe,” so you can relax there while looking at the unparalleled view of Kobe.
The fantastic light-up shows different aspect of the garden
A limited time offer also performs illuminations inside the garden. The fantastic light-up shows us the Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens’ appearance, which is different from daytime. Please check the opening time and visit by all means.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Kobe Nunobiki Harb Gardens|
|Address:||1-4-3 Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sanyo Shinkansen Line “Shin-Kobe-eki Station” (5 minutes walk to the “Harb Gardens Bottom Sta.” of Kobe Nunobiki Ropeway)|
1,500 yen (Adult)
750 yen (Junior High School Students or Under)
Free (Preschool children)
*Night Ticket (from 17:00)
900 yen (Adult)
550 yen (Junior High School Students or Under)
Please refer the official web page.