Harborland is a town created by waterfront
redevelopment of Kobe.
It is just west of Meriken
Park, and is located to the east of JR Kobe station.
The formal name is "Kobe Harborland", and this was opened in 1992.
In this area, there are several commercial facilities, and there are
some unique spots.
Harborland official website
Main buildings in Harborland
- umie MOSAIC /1/ : A commercial complex facing Kobe
Port. The nice view spot of Meriken Park.
Warehouses /2/ : Three brick warehouses built in
1898. In them, there are some popular restaurants.
- Old Kobe
Harbor signal tower /3/ : Signal tower standing
ona jetty near Kobe MOSAIC. The height is 46.3 meters, and was used
from 1921 to 1990.
- Harbor Walk
/4/ : A wooden walkway between Signal tower and
Brick Warehouses along the seaside.
display /5/ : We can see some working men on the
opposite shore of Harbor Walk.
They are working hard...? All of them are mannequins !
- Hanekko /6/
: A pedestrian bridge at the entrance of a dock
near Brick Warehouses.
How to get to here
Get off at Kobe station on
JR, or Harborland station on subway.
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