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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Rokko ist called the mountain of Kobe, but actually the much lower Mt. Maya is much more interesting. You can ride an old fashioned cable from which you can enjoy the ride through the wood and the view of Kobe. But I recommend climbing...More

1  Thank bettinakobe
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Leaving this review just to warn others. We headed to Kobe for one night, mainly to go up Mt Maya in the evening. Unfortunately it was a Tuesday when the cable cars don't operate (and middle of a heat wave to climbing really was not...More

1  Thank salisburyjane
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Guest House Maya has free cable car passes that will get you to the top of Mt. Maya. You can also walk up if you like. The day I went up, the view at the top was stunning. Clear blue sky, bright sun, you could...More

Thank asiatravel24
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

About a 15 min taxi ride from Harborland to the magical view. Queues for cable car and ropeway non existent for what should be this top tourist Kobe attraction. Hospitality from ticket staff impeccable on how to find your way back to downtown. The officer...More

1  Thank tsaes
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Mt Maya should be no. 1 attraction on Kobe, the view from top is just amazing. One can see the whole coastline extending upto Osaka. Night sight is equally amazing and deserves a mention. Think this should be top attraction site in whole of osaka...More

Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed 6 February 2018

i heard that it is the best 3 night view in japan,so i went to see it,took 2 rope train to the top of mountain,it really a great place to see,,it was cold when i went there,it worth for it

1  Thank tereence783
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I'm not really sure what to write except that it is beautiful during the Fall colors...truly stunning.

Thank ruthrh
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a great way to spend a quiet afternoon in Kobe. We took both the ropeway and cable-car, which was slightly pricey at ¥1540/person for a round-trip. Managed to catch the sunset before taking the last cable-car back down. It's not really touristy (yet),...More

4  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

did the hike up from Maya station. Although the maps are in Japanese it is still quite easy to navigate. I went up in 1hr20, but that was rather a sporty exercise, 2.5hr is save. It offers nice paths through the wood, once a while...More

1  Thank ths17
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

You can try park the car up to the gate where they stop people from driving, instead of the carpark which costs 500 yen and further away, since police rarely comes here, according to locals.

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MidoriL21
20 June 2018|
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Response from tsaes | Reviewed this property |
Bus stop is immediately to the left of the entrance way as you exit to the road. The people in the Mt Maya ticketing booth speak good English and they can explain how the bus works and give you a map the bus will take. You... More
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mtang35
15 September 2017|
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Response from Bzbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. there is a round-robin bus services at the summit mount Maya to Rokku san. I remember there is a big farm and restaurants along the route.
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SteppingStones2009
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Response from erikamix | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have never done yet. But seems takes at least 3 hours. Hope to you have good time!
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