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Reviewed 7 December 2018

When you reach the top of Mt Maya you have a great view (especially by night) and a nice ride up the hill by cablecar

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anni2311
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The cable funicular and car are excellent with very steep inclines up the mountain. The views at the top are stunning on a clear day. There's a restaurant with a good small selection of meals and drinks (including beer and wine).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Walked up went past a couple of beautiful waterfalls. Got to the top though the herb gardens. The views were just amazing. So nice to have something like this right by the city. Easy to follow directions there are signs if you get off at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 88_Gem
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Mt. Rokko ist called the mountain of Kobe, but actually the much lower Mt. Maya is much more interesting. You can ride an old fashioned cable from which you can enjoy the ride through the wood and the view of Kobe. But I recommend climbing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank bettinakobe
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Leaving this review just to warn others. We headed to Kobe for one night, mainly to go up Mt Maya in the evening. Unfortunately it was a Tuesday when the cable cars don't operate (and middle of a heat wave to climbing really was not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank salisburyjane
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Guest House Maya has free cable car passes that will get you to the top of Mt. Maya. You can also walk up if you like. The day I went up, the view at the top was stunning. Clear blue sky, bright sun, you could...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank asiatravel24
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

About a 15 min taxi ride from Harborland to the magical view. Queues for cable car and ropeway non existent for what should be this top tourist Kobe attraction. Hospitality from ticket staff impeccable on how to find your way back to downtown. The officer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tsaes
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Mt Maya should be no. 1 attraction on Kobe, the view from top is just amazing. One can see the whole coastline extending upto Osaka. Night sight is equally amazing and deserves a mention. Think this should be top attraction site in whole of osaka...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed 6 February 2018

i heard that it is the best 3 night view in japan,so i went to see it,took 2 rope train to the top of mountain,it really a great place to see,,it was cold when i went there,it worth for it

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank tereence783
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I'm not really sure what to write except that it is beautiful during the Fall colors...truly stunning.

Date of experience: November 2017
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MidoriL21
20 June 2018|
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Response from tsaes | Reviewed this property |
Bus stop is immediately to the left of the entrance way as you exit to the road. The people in the Mt Maya ticketing booth speak good English and they can explain how the bus works and give you a map the bus will take. You... More
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mtang35
15 September 2017|
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Response from Bzbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. there is a round-robin bus services at the summit mount Maya to Rokku san. I remember there is a big farm and restaurants along the route.
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