Kobe is located in Japan on Honshu Island. The city is a major industrial and commercial center of the Land of the Rising Sun, one of the main ports of the country. For the first time, the area where the city is located today was mentioned in written sources in 201 BC. You can visit museums, temples, parks, an old aquarium, see the port tower, Akashi Kaikyō Bridge — the longest suspension bridge in the world, wander through the European quarters of Yamamoto Street, climb to see the panorama of the city and port to the Hyperboloid Tower. Every December, Kobe hosts the Festival of Light in memory of the victims of the earthquake that killed nearly six and a half thousand city residents. Approximately four million Japanese people and guests attend the festival.
Before the trip, you should calculate the approximate budget that you will require for the travel: