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Address: 6-3 Wakamatsucho, Nagata-ku, Kobe 653-0038, Hyogo Prefecture
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18 Meters high, life-size statue of Tetsujin 28 go~~~ 鉄人28号 as we know it! Originally a creation of Mitsuteru Yokohama (1934~2004), creator of Giant Robo as well, published in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2015
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Seoul, South Korea

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This park is right by the Shin-Nagata station. Basically come here for the big Tetsujin 28 statue. We walked around the area and tried to check out the Kobe Anime Street that we looked up online, but the street is still just in its infancy - having opened only about a year ago - and doesn't really have much to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

18 Meters high, life-size statue of Tetsujin 28 go~~~ 鉄人28号 as we know it! Originally a creation of Mitsuteru Yokohama (1934~2004), creator of Giant Robo as well, published in Kobunsha's Shonen magazine from July 1956 to May 1966. Dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Great Hanshin earthquake, this robot was erected in 2010 as a protective figure, as well... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Ok I agree it is just a big robot but Tetsujin 28 go is a 18 metre high 50 ton robot statue. It is a quick train a trip out of Kobe and i thought it worth the visit for a robot selfie - you wont be the only person standing in the plaza taking pictures.

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Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

If you come here, you'll find Giant Robot and you can take many picture :). There is also a Daimaru Department Store and shopping arcade there. You can going there by JR Line and Seishin Yamate subway.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013

I would recommend going here if you're in the area. It is pretty impressive to see a statue like this one. However, I do agree with some of the other reviews- there isn't really much else around. I still thought it was worth the stop though as it is only a couple stops away from Sannomiya.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012 via mobile

Good to see the monument if you are in the area but nothing to really go out of your way for.there is also a Daimaru department store and a shopping arcade there. It's accessible by the JR line and Seishin Yamate subway. The stop is Shin Nagata.

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Kobe, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Went there after it recently opened, nothing to really see except a big statue and a sea mall. Skip it.

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