・UCC Coffee Museum: The company that helped popularize coffee in Japan was started in Kobe.
The first place to visit is the world's only museum dedicated to coffee. Even if you are a regular coffee drinker, you may be surprised to learn that you don't know where it comes from, how it is roasted, or how to drink it.
・ASICS SPORTS MUSEUM: This is the museum of ASICS, one of Japan's leading sporting goods manufacturers. You can experience the speed of a 100-meter run or a game of high-speed tennis serve right in front of your eyes, using the latest technology. You can also touch the shoes of athletes, which makes this museum a must-see spot for sports fans.
・Port Island: The first artificial island in Kobe. It is directly connected to Kobe Airport, making it a gateway to the sky. Enjoy a meal in a modern atmosphere with an international conference center and various facilities.
・Sawanotsuru Museum: Sawanotsuru, a long-established sake brewery celebrated its 300th anniversary last year. By continuing to use traditional sake brewing methods and fine raw materials without pursuing volume and low prices, they have been producing a variety of precious Japanese sake. Brewery buildings originally constructed in the late Edo period were precisely restored and converted into a museum. Here, exhibits such as huge vats and tools are displayed with easy-to-understand commentaries.
・Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum:
It was opened in 1984 in Nakayamate, Kobe, as the only museum of carpentry tools in Japan, to collect and conserve such disappearing tools as a cultural heritage, and to pass them on to the next generation through research and exhibitions.
The museum has 35,000 items on display and offers a valuable opportunity to learn about the skills, wisdom, and spirit of the people who use the tools, as well as the architecture and wood culture that surrounds it.