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Kobe Port Tower

Kobe Port Tower, the first pipe-structured building in the world was constructed in 1963 with observation deck offering 360-degree view of Kobe city. This symbolic tower’s unique shape came from the image of Japanese hand drum. The red tower is

Posted in Japan, Landmark

An Expedition to Maya Kanko Hotel

I have done some online researches about urban exploration in Japan and knew about the existence of Maya Kanko Hotel, also shortly known as Mayakan, before I came here. But after a few days of my arrival in Kobe, I

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Night View From Kobe University

Kobe, wedged in between coasts and mountains, is one of the three cities in Japan with the most beautiful night sceneries. Well, even Tokyo is not in the list. The three cities are Nagasaki, Hakodate and Kobe. The night views

Posted in Japan, Life in Japan