6. Kobe :Mt. Rokko Night View,Kitano Ijinkan,Arima Onsen Tour
Discover the sights, sounds, and tastes of Kobe on a day trip from Osaka. Relax in the Arima Onsen hot springs. Marvel at the beautiful views from Mount Rokko as the sun sets. After meeting your guide in Osaka, climb into the air-conditioned vehicle for the drive to Kobe. First, stop at Kobe Port, a vital hub of commerce with a rich history dating back to the Meiji era. Admire its modern architectural design and lighting effects as your guide shows you around. Take in iconic landmarks, such as the Kobe Port Tower, the Maritime Museum, and the Mosaic Ferris Wheel. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the seaside promenade, taking in the fresh sea breeze and picturesque surroundings. Tuck into a relaxing lunch, featuring the renowned Kobe beef. Following lunch, head to Kitano Ijinkan Street, which showcases a collection of Western-style buildings constructed during the Meiji and Taisho eras. Marvel at the beautifully preserved historical architecture, some are used as museums or art galleries, and others showcase their original layout. Next, visit the first Starbucks in Japan, the historic Starbucks Kitano Ijinkan Store, designated a National Important Cultural Property. Admire this legendary structure, originally constructed in 1907 as a residence for an American. Then, head to Arima Onsen, one of Japan's three oldest hot spring towns, with a history dating back thousands of years. Discover ancient inns, a wealth of shrines and temples, and a strong sense of tradition. Stroll through the charming streets, reminiscent of an ancient Japanese village. Savor a wide variety of local cuisine in the thriving town. Don't miss out on experiencing the hot springs before you head to Mount Rokko, your final stop on the tour. Gaze upon the incredible, panoramic night views of Kobe, Osaka, and Kyoto from the rotating Tenku Observation Platform. While there, visit the Rokko Garden Terrace, the Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden, and the Tenran Cafe. Enjoy a beverage, light snacks, or even some delicious milk ice cream while you watch the sunset and the lights gradually illuminate Kobe. Finally, head back to Osaka.