Kobe

Kobe is a cozy city that is known to be easy to get around. Most of the picturesque spots in Kobe can be seen at night.

Known as the fifth largest city in Japan, Kobe is a port city and is reportedly one of the nicest cities in Japan. Though the area is world famous for offering delicious beef of the same name, the city is also great for photo spots! 

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Kobe is home to many people and is one of the biggest international areas in Japan — Photo by photo Takumi Kobe is home to many people and is one of the biggest international areas in Japan — Photo by photo Takumi 

Top 5 Popular Photo Spots in Kobe

1. Meriken Park

A definite must go at night! — Photo by elle pupa A definite must go at night! — Photo by elle pupa 

Most popular at night, the park is known by locals as very fashionable and modern. We highly recommend couples visit this lovely area at night for the beautiful view!

2. Sorakuen Garden 

A beautiful garden at any time of the year — Photo by elle pupa

This garden can be found at the center of Kobe and is well known for its traditional Japanese design. The Sorakuen Garden also houses the Hassam House, another popular photo spot.

3. Kobe Harborland 

A very fashionable area — Photo by Atelier CashaA very fashionable area — Photo by Atelier Casha

A commercial and entertainment district, Kobe Harborland is located near Meriken Park and has something to do for everyone. Full of fashionable shops and restaurants, the area is most famous for it's incredible night view.

4. Guggenheim House

In front of the Guggenheim House in Kobe — Photo by Atelier CashaIn front of the Guggenheim House in Kobe — Photo by Atelier Casha

Having been built more than 100 years ago, the Guggenheim house overlooks the sea and is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. The European-inspired building was built by architect Alexander Nelson Hansell.

5. Awaji Hanasajiki

A definite must go in the spring time — Photo by Photo Studio cadeau

A definite must go in the spring time — Photo by Photo Studio cadeau


An incredibly beautiful and popular place in the spring time, Awaji Hanasajiki located on Awaji Island offers much to couples who are looking for nature shots. The garden is by no means small at 14.6 hectares and has many areas for pictures.


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