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Kobe (神戸市, Kōbe-shi, Japanese pronunciation: [koːꜜbe]) is the sixth-largest city in Japan and is the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture. It is located on the southern side of the main island of Honshū, on the north shore of Osaka Bay and about 30 km (19 mi) west of Osaka.

Population: 1,528,478

Latitude: 34° 41' 28.68" N
Longitude: 135° 10' 58.80" E

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  • Tadao Ando

    Tadao Ando (安藤 忠雄, Andō Tadao, born September 13, 1941) is a Japanese self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as "critical regionalism".

  • Great Hanshin earthquake

    The Great Hanshin earthquake (阪神・淡路大震災 Hanshin Awaji daishinsai?), or Kobe earthquake, occurred on January 17, 1995 at 05:46:53 JST (January 16 at 20:46:53 UTC) in the southern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It measured 6.9 on the moment magnitud…

  • Akashi Kaikyō Bridge

    The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge (明石海峡大橋, Akashi Kaikyō Ō-hashi), also known as the Pearl Bridge, links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island, in Japan. It crosses the busy Akashi Strait (Akashi Kaikyō in Japanese).

  • Takarazuka Revue

    The Takarazuka Revue (宝塚歌劇団, Takarazuka Kagekidan) is a Japanese all-female musical theater troupe based in Takarazuka, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. Women play all roles in lavish, Broadway-style productions of Western-style musicals, and sometimes stor…

  • Kobe Mosque

    Kobe Mosque (神戸モスク, Kōbe Mosque), also known as Kobe Muslim Mosque (神戸ムスリムモスク, Kōbe Muslim Mosque), was founded in October, 1935 in Kobe and is Japan's first mosque. Its construction was funded by donations collected by the Islamic Committee of Kobe…

  • Kobe Airport

    Kobe Airport (神戸空港, Kōbe Kūkō) (IATA: UKB, ICAO: RJBE) is an airport on an artificial island just off the coast of Kobe, 8 km (5.0 mi) south of Sannomiya Station Japan. It primarily handles domestic flights, but can also accommodate international ch…

  • Kwansei Gakuin University

    Kwansei Gakuin University (関西学院大学, Kansei Gakuin Daigaku), colloquially abbreviated to Kangaku (関学), is a non-denominational Christian private and coeducational university located in Nishinomiya, Sanda, Osaka City, and Tokyo, Japan. Chartered in 193…

  • Kobe Port Tower

    Kobe Port Tower (神戸ポートタワー, Kōbe Pōto Tawā), a hyperboloid structure, is a 108 m high lattice tower in the port city of Kobe, Japan. Kobe Port Tower has an observation deck at a height of 90.28 metres.

  • Osaka Bay

    Osaka Bay (大阪湾 Ōsaka-wan) is a bay in western Japan. As an eastern part of the Inland Sea, it is separated from the Pacific Ocean by the Kii Channel and from the neighbor western part of the Inland Sea by the Akashi Strait.

  • Port Island

    Port Island (ポートアイランド Pōto Airando?) is an artificial island in Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan. It was constructed between 1966 and 1981 at Port of Kobe, and officially opened with an exposition called "Portopia '81." It now houses a heliport, numerous hotel…

  • Kobe Chinatown

    Kobe Chinatown (Nankin-machi "Nanjing town") (Japanese: 南京町; Simplified Chinese: 南京町) in Kobe, Japan is one of only three designated Chinatowns in Japan. It is located south of Motomachi station adjacent to the Daimaru Department Store and is a majo…

  • Kobe City Misaki Park Stadium

    Kobe City Misaki Park Stadium (神戸市御崎公園球技場), nicknamed Kobe Wing Stadium (神戸ウイングスタジアム, Kōbe Uingu Sutajiamu) and currently known as Noevir Stadium Kobe for J. League association football events and rugby football Top League events, is a football stad…