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  ::::: Mt.Rokko Area / Kobe City ::::: Hyogo International Tourism Guide --- Hyogo Prefecture ---
Rokko is a popular highland resort known for its scenic beauty and splendid night view.
The Rokkosan Pasture is located on the west side of Mt. Rokko, and cows, goats, and sheep graze in its large pastures.
The average yearly temperature is about 9 degrees C which is suitable for growing alpine plants and plants native to cold regions.
www.hyogo-tourism.jp /english/kobe/kobe05.html   (1048 words)

It's simple to get to the top of Mt. Rokko: just pick any fair-sized road going north and start puffing.
The sign cautions that none of the waterwheels have survived and it's not clear exactly what they looked like, so this one is just so you can get the general idea.
Naturally, the water used for sake-making was the famous Mt. Rokko water that flowed down the mountain and percolated underground.
www.kancycling.com /Destinations/Rokko/RokkoStory/RokkoStory.html   (187 words)

  MT Rokko
Rokko mt.to Sannomiya via Futatabi mt.Recommend these trails for intermediate to advanced level riders.
There are a variety of challenging single track trails on Futatabi mountain west of Rokko mtn range.
Continue west on Rokko driveway past Rokko hotel and come to intersection.
www.mtbr.com /trails/AsiaandPacific-Japan/MTRokko.html   (566 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Mount Rokko
With a height of 931 m, it is the centerpiece of a popular sightseeing and hiking area that stretches some tens of kilometers.
Rokko is a symbol of Kobe as well as Osaka.
Rokko was first opened to the public by Arthur Groom in 1901 and became a popular retreat for foreigners.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Mt_Rokko   (260 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Kobe, Hyogo
Wedged in between the coast and the mountains (Rokko Mountain), the city of Kobe is long and narrow.
The landmark of the port area is the red steel Port Tower.
Mt Rokko is also the site of Japan's first golf course, established by the Englishman Arthur Groom in 1903.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Kobe   (673 words)

 Mount Rokko   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rokko (六甲山 Rokkō-san) is a mountain north of Kobe, Japan.
A popular sightseeing and hiking spot, the mountain is considered a symbol of Kobe as well as Osaka.
* Rokko island - artificial island south of Kobe
www.wapipedia.org /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Mt_Rokko   (90 words)

 Discover Japan: Kobe | kobe japan, kobe
Port Island, Rokko Island – With an International Conference Center and Convention facilities, Port Island is an enriched future-style marine town.
Rokko, Mt. Maya - Mt. Rokko is a resort spot opened in the Meiji era as a foreigners' villa site.
There are some popular spots in Hokushin, north side of Rokko Peak, such as Shiawase-no-mura where you can enjoy hot spring and sports and Fruit and Flower Park with a theme of medieval Europe.
www.japandiscovery.com /cities/kobe/main_attractions.html   (657 words)

 T A S A K I
It was "Rokkodai" (Higashinada-ku, Kobe), a hill on the side of Mt. Rokko that we finally chose as "our place to judge the true quality of pearls" at the time of our founding.
To accurately judge the luster, thickness of nacre, spots and color of pearls, it is necessary to engage in such processing as sorting, drilling, and matching of pearls always under natural light instead of man-made light.
Natural northern light brought by the Rokko Mountains is stable all day long since it is not the direct ray of the sun.
www.tasaki.co.jp /english/aboutus/a_factory.html   (197 words)

 JNTO Website | Find a Location | Hyogo | Rokko and Arima-onsen Hot Springs
Located in southern Hyogo and on the northern coast of the Osaka Bay, the Rokko Mountains belong to Seto-nai-kai National Park and are the best sightseeing and health resort in the Hanshin (Osaka-Kobe) district.
It boasts a 100 year old golf course, the oldest in Japan, a man-made skiing ground, the Rokko Ranch run by Kobe City where Kiso horses (Japanese breed), Tokara horses and other horses are grazed on an spacious ground, drawing upward of 7 million visitors a year.
Located in what is called "Ura-Rokko" (back of Rokko) in the north of Kobe is the Arima-onsen Hot Spring Resort, one of the oldest in Japan, said to have been opened when Buddhist monks built a sanitarium there in the 8th century.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/location/regional/hyogo/rokko_arimaonsen.html   (360 words)

 PRICE CLUB onLine -community
Kobe is the city of beautiful night scenery with Mt. Rokko, Port of Kobe, and Osaka Bay.
Rokko Island is the second man-made island in Kobe (first is Port Island).
It is made as the center of commercial, residential, education, civilization, and recreation.
www.price-club.co.jp /e/community/rokko.html   (108 words)

On the way Josh had a great idea to try to get to Himeji Castle, Japan's largest and most complete castle.
In Kobe, we rode a cable car up Mt. Rokko.
Longest Suspension Bridge in the world seen from a moving train.
homepage.mac.com /jiji_the_cat/PhotoAlbum8.html   (97 words)

 JapanCorner - The Benihana Guide to Japan
Rokko, part of the Seto Inland Sea National Park, was first built in 1895 as a vacation home by Arthur H. Groom – an English trader residing in Kobe.
Located in the mountains above the city, Mt. Rokko is praised for its beautiful natural scenery and “ten-million-dollar night view” of Kobe City and its port.
Dating back to the mythological age, Arima Hot Springs is the oldest hot spring resort in Japan.
www.japancorner.com /kobe.asp   (648 words)

 Kobe - Guide360.com Travel Guide
A cosmopolitan port city with an international flavor, hemmed in by Mt. Rokko, it constantly comes up number one in expatriate rankings of the best place to live in Japan.
Kobe has a comprehensive city bus system, which is often your best choice when travelling to areas located north of the city, away from the predominately east-west running train and subway lines.
Rokko (六甲山 Rokko-san) and its Rock Garden, the first an easy cable car trip for suitable romantic evenings, the second a light day's hiking with an excellent view.
www.guide360.com /destinations/Kobe   (2390 words)

 JAnt: species: Leptothorax arimensis
Azuma, M. (1977) On the myrmecological fauna of Mt. Rokko, Hyogo, with description of a new species.
It nests in soil or dead twigs, and is relatively rare.
Azuma, M. On the myrmecological-fauna of Mt. Rokko, Hyogo, with description of a new species (Formicidae, Hymenoptera).
ant.edb.miyakyo-u.ac.jp /E/Taxo/F40702.html   (141 words)

 KansaiNow.com Kobe Tourist Stuff Page
Visiting Mt. Rokko gives you a chance to experience country living without traveling far from Osaka or Kobe.
In the summer, people go to Mt. Rokko to enjoy its cool breezes, and romantic evening views of the city lights below.
Take the Hankyu lineto Rokko, and take a taxi or city bus to the Rokko Cable station.
www.kansainow.com /kobetouriststuff.shtml   (332 words)

 Hiking to Rokko Mt.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The nearest station to Mt. ROKKO is the ROKKO station of Hankyu Kobe line.
The route is: the ROKKO Cable upper station >> A Golf course >> RYOUN-DAI >> GOKURAKU-CHAYA >> Mt. ROKKO (The peak height is 931 m)>> ARIMA ONSEN (spa, hot spring).
¥310 to Rokko sta.; ¥570 (Rokko cable); ¥550 (ARIMA ONSEN to Takarazuka sta.) ¥270 from Takarazuka sta.
unit.aist.go.jp /kansai/main/access/hiking_to_rokko.html   (190 words)

 My Hometown
Mt Rokko is a nice driving road in the night.
And Mt Rokko is a racing circuit in the night.
Whenever I go home, I go to Mt. Rokko and run about the mountain by car all though the night.
www.cis.doshisha.ac.jp /kkitao/library/student/03/cai/sasaki-3.htm   (489 words)

 Seminar House & Lodge[Student Service] : KANSAI University   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We can enjoy skiing and snow-boarding in winter, and in spring, summer, and fall, we can see alpine plants such as "mizubashou," and "Nikkoukisuge" in the Tsugaike Natural Garden, famous in Japan as a high altitude marsh.
This mountain villa is on Mt. Rokko, an area north of Kobe City which is rich in nature.
Also, an artificial snow ski area, Mt. Rokko Country House, and Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden are nearby.
www.kansai-u.ac.jp /English/semihouse.html   (367 words)

 Journey » 2007 » May » 02
The goal for the day was to hike from Hankyu Ashiyagawa Station to Arima Onsen passing by Mt. Rokko.
From this point on it would another 1.5 hours to the peak of Mt. Rokko.
From the top of Mt. Rokko, it would take another 1.5 hours, 4km downhill walk to Arima Onsen.Though our feet were almost dead, with just the thought of soaking into the onsen, made everyone move faster.
ideru.kansaiblogger.com /2007/05/02   (418 words)

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