The “Maiko Park” which is on the foot of the Akashi-Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge, in Tarumi-ku, Kobe-shi is the extensive park where the pine groves stand in a row.
This park has a beautiful stretch of sandy seashore dotted with pine trees, Emperor Meiji and the Father of the Chinese Revolution Sun Yat-sen visited here.
There is the monument inscribed with a tanka poem by Emperor Meiji and Sun Yat-sen Memorial hall, and there are a lot of landmark architectures.
In the park, there are “Maiko Marine Promenade” which is the facilities which can overlook can overlook of Osaka Bay and the Seto Inland Sea, the important cultural property which was built in the Taisho era, and the historical building designated also as registered tangible cultural properties. So, you can enjoy Japanese, Western, and Chinese style culture and the history and scenery of life of Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Heisei era.
The Maiko marine promenade installed in the world leading suspension bridge “Akashi Kaikyo Bridge” is approximately 47 meters in height from a sea surface, an excursion type promenade which approximately 150 meters stuck out from the land to the Akashi Channel.
The data which explained Akashi Kaikyo Bridge intelligibly are exhibited by the first floor of the promenade entrance. In the view camera system of the eighth floor view lounge, the feeling which reached the main tower (about 300 m) in Akashi Kaikyo Bridge can be experienced. You can enjoy the walk of the marine promenade while looking at magnificent Akashi Kaikyo Bridge.
In the park, you can take a walk slowly while looking at a bridge and the sea and can play a playground equipment while eating a lunch on a lawn with a child. Moreover, since fishing can also be enjoyed along the sea, you can enjoy leisurely for all day.
|Address:||Higashimaikocho 2051 Kobe Tarumi-ku, Hyogo 655-0047 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sanyo-honsen Line “Maiko-eki” station (5 minutes walk)|
|Tel:||(+81)78-785-5090 (Maiko Park Management Office)|