Kobe Municipal Arboretum

Kobe Municipal Arboretum

[1200 species Japanese and world trees are cultivated]
Kobe Municipal Arboretum is located at the west of Rokko Mountains, it plants representative Japanese trees including Rokko Mountain and trees all over the world by country of origin (about 1,200 species and 500 foreign species).Enjoy the woods tour of Japan and the world while enjoying the sceneries such as flowers of early spring, fresh green of spring, hydrangea of rainy season, colored leaves of late autumn and winter grove and nature of the forest every season. Autumn in particular offers gorgeous scenes with around 3,000 maple trees of 38 varieties from across the world bringing unique color to the season. In the sports recreation zone on the north of arboretum, there is a large lawn area (3 hectares), which means that you can have a good day with recreation, forest bathing and nature observation.

[Fee] Adults (15 and over): 300 yen; Children (Elementary and junior high school students): 150 yen
[Access] Short walk from the Shinrinshokubutsuen bus stop on the #25 Kobe City Bus from JR Sannomiya Station (only in operation between April and November);
Free hourly shuttle bus from Kita-suzurandai Station on the Kobe Electric Railway
[Credit Card Payment] Not accepted
[Foreign Language Support] No



Postal Code
1-2, Nagao, Yamadachokamitanigami, Kita-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Usually 9:00-17:00
(Last entry at 16:30)
*During the autumn leaves illumination period (November 3–30):
Weekdays 9:00-18:30 (Last entry at 18:00)
Weekends 9:00-19:30 (Last entry at 19:00)
Wednesdays(or following day if national holiday falls on a Wednesday), New Year's holiday (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)
Open throughout during the Green Leaves, Azaleas and Rhododendron Strolls period (scheduled for mid-April–mid-May), the Azaleas in the Forest Strolls period (scheduled for mid-June–mid-July), and the Forest Maples Strolls period (October 24–November 30)


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