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Kobe Kitano Museum (Ijinkan-gai)

2-9-6, Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture
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just walk the area

in general, museums should be free. They get enough subsidizing and should for the rest fund... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Rob M
Tokyo, Japan
beautiful style

European architecture style, beautiful. Make you feel you are in Europe. Not only the look and... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Toronto, Canada
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2-9-6, Kitanocho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0002, Hyogo Prefecture

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

in general, museums should be free. They get enough subsidizing and should for the rest fund themselves by sponsorships or donations. I think it is ok to ask visitors to leave a donation, after the visit if they like. But this kind of pseudo museums...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 8 February 2016

European architecture style, beautiful. Make you feel you are in Europe. Not only the look and feel, but also the industrial architecture design is amazing! They overcame the huge earthquake wave, big deal.

Thank cath_travel_lover
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Kobe was a big trading port when Japan opened up to foreigners invading their shores in the interest of trading..ie probably trying to make their fortunes in the import/export business.Many people from Europe and America settled in Kobe to do their business and built houses...More

Thank geebee01
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Take the City Loop bus, and just walk around.There are a lot of hills, so if your knee is not the best, stay on the main road.

Thank Subaru360sd
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This building is small. The hike up there its a good workout. There is not much to do in the area. There's there are a few tourists shop.

Thank Rsfmd1
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a neat place to visit, especially if you are into a history of first westerner settlement in Kobe

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 24 May 2015

It's hard to say what the alleged former Chinese consulate is on the Kobe ijinkan tour, except that it's a fake in all apparent ways. Few Japanese stop to read the plaque at the entrance, but that reveals the "consulate" was somehow connected with a...More

Thank 60726Nicky_11
Reviewed 20 May 2015

You have to take 15 to 20 minutes walk from Sannnomiya station. It's nice historical building but I don't think it's worth paying to go in. Once you look at it, it's done...

1  Thank Daisuke M
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

I did not explore the entire area as I arrived in the late afternoon and it was pouring on the day i was there. However the stroll up gave me a glimpse of the area with its many quaint cafes, shops and buildings. The starbucks...More

Thank An J
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Living in the area, I have been to a few of these houses and for a foreigner, it's not worth paying the price of admission. There is one just a few meters from 7/11 at the top of hill which can be visited for free,...More

Thank Utantan
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