Top Day Trips From Kobe, Japan

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To make the most out of traveling to Kobe, Japan, it is great to consider visiting nearby attractions via quick day trips or excursions out of the city.


Here are the top day trip attractions when getting out of Kobe in just a minimum amount of distance. Check them out:

Suma is a refreshing beach to hit by just taking a subway ride from the city. It is located outside the Suma station and also offers entertainment like DJs and dining restaurants.

Arima Onsen is a hot spring place where anyone can relax on Mt. Rokko’s other side.

Kurashiki will entertain and educate the visitors longing to discover the old side of Japan with a nice array of local museums and other cultural shops.

Nishinomiya is situated in the middle of Osaka and Kobe and offers the getaway attraction of Mount Kabutoyama.

The famous Himeji shows off its highly preserved castle and can be reached in just 30 minutes time.

The theatrical group called Takarazuka Revue is an all-female troupe which can be viewed at Takarazuka.

Just 20 minutes away from the city of Kobe is the Kakogawa that tells a lot more about Japan’s history and culture.

There is also the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is known to be the longest suspension bridge in the world and connected to the Awaji Island.

Finally, the other cities that are in close proximity to Kobe that are worthwhile to visit and check out as well are Osaka and Kyoto.