Kobe Port Tower (108 meters)
Kobe Port Tower stands 108 meters tall. The tower resembles a Japanese hand drum painted in deep crimson, which is the world's first sightseeing tower with a pipe structure. The tower is well-known for its one of a kind unique shape. Visitors enjoy the view of the port of Kobe, the city of Kobe, Mt. Rokko, Osaka Bay and even Awaji Island from the observation platform.
In the evening, a million-dollar night view welcomes you for a night of enjoyment at the unique café. The rotating café has an abundant food menu and a souvenir shop you will surely love.
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OperatorKobe Port Promotion Association
Opening date November 21, 1963
Architect Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Structural type Steel tube pipe structure
Purpose Tourism and viewing
Observation platform Admission fee:
600 yen for adults
300 yen for elementary school and junior high school students
Access JR Shin-Kobe Station
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Tower character

Captain Tower-kun

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