13,570 JPYapprox. 0 USD
Sannomiya Motomachi Tour B
In this tour, you’ll enjoy Kobe Harbor cruise and walking the streets of Kobe and shopping. You’ll be appealed by the exotic and exciting atmosphere of Kobe, an international port town with a significant foreign population. There’re a lot of shops and restaurants around JR Motomachi Station.
|JR Motomachi Station (just outside of East Ticket Gate)|
|Tor Road (downward)||(Tor Road)
It prospered as a street connecting Former Foreign Settlement near the sea and Kitano (Former foreign residential area) and it is busy as a fashionable street of Kobe. It’s a slope spanning 1 km. It’s said that the name comes from Tor Hotel which used to be at the dead end of the slope on the hillside.
|Sannomiya Central Shopping Street||Sannomiya Central Shopping Street
It’s 2 minutes’ walk from Sannomiya Station. It runs from Flower Road (east) to Koikawa Street (west), connecting the busy areas around Sannomiya and Motomachi. You can enjoy shopping of various items along this street topped with a high transparent roof.
At present, 2 kinds of cruise boats going around the Kobe Harbor are available. They’re “Kobe Bay Cruise” and “Fantasy,” and go around the harbor for about 45 min. You can see the docks of Kawasaki Heavy industries and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the west. If you’re lucky, you can also see submarines of Self Defense Force.
|Otsunaka Street＆China Town＆Motomachi Shopping Street||Otsunaka Street|
This street, 800 meters long, runs from east to west between Sakaemachi Street and Kaigan Street. There’re about 270 fashionable boutiques, cafes and offices on the street. This street used to be lined with offices of forwarder called “Otsushu Kaiun Nakadachi-gyo) nicknamed “Otsunaka san,” which gives name to the street.
There’re about 100 shops in the area, 200 meters from east to west and 110 meters from north to south. It’s one of the 3 China Towns in Japan. There’re food stands selling sweets, food and souvenirs on the streets which are crowded with local shoppers and visitors especially on weekends.
|Former Foreign Settlement||Former Foreign Settlement
Since 1868 when Kobe Port was opened to 1899, foreigners were allowed to have extraterritorial rights in this area south of Ikuta Shinto Shrine (up to the sea). They had a superb city planning with which the area was divided with 126 sections orderly, giving an exotic atmosphere as if they were in the Western World. Now it’s said that area is most sophisticated in Kobe” after re-appreciation and renovation program of the old buildings around there took place from around the 1990’s.
|Tour Guide Language||・English・Chinese??(If requested)
※Other languages are also available. If you would like other languanges, please contact us via email or online chat
JR Motomachi Station (just outside of East Ticket Gate)
Good to Know
・Public transportation fee for JR and subways (For taxis or hired cars, actual additional fee will be charge.)
|Remarks||◆Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard of the instructions.◆Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children. Please email us.Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.◆Our services are mainly offered in English. In addition, services in other languages, such as Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian are also available. In case you would like services in languages other than English, please enter a language you wish, We will check an availability.◆Deadline for booking of this program is 10:00 am of 2 business days (JST) prior to the program date.When booking after the deadline.◆Our business hours are from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays. For inquiries received outside the business hours, we will look into it and respond on the next business day.|
|Age Table||Adult:Age 12 & over,Child:Age 4-11|
If you cancel your reservation, the following cancellation fees and remittance charge will be charged:
(1) 16-5 days before the program day: 20 % of the program fee
(2) 4-3 days before the program day: 50 % of the program fee
(3) 2-1 day before, on the departure day, or cancellation without notice: 100 % of the program fee
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