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  • Limited Express Hamakaze
  • It is a diesel powered express train operated by West Japan Railway, runs between Osaka and Tottori. Between Osaka and Tottori, th
    is train stops at Kobe, Akashi, Himeji, Takeda, Wadayama, Kasumi, Hamasaka etc.The attached picture was taken at Wadayama station
    on a day of the late July in 2013. The name plate on the front of the train shows Takeda Castle Ruins, posted on this blog, has b
    ecome a fa [続きを読む]
  • Ao Station
  • It is a station of JR West Kakogawa Line, Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line and Hojo Railway.The station building for the above 3 rail
    ways is integrated.As for Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line and Hojo Railway, it is the end point station.Ao is a town belonged to Ono
    city, Hyogo Prefecture.The area around the station is quiet and peaceful!Station BuildingKobe Electric Railway Hojo RailwayJR Wes
    t [続きを読む]
  • Ao: Rice Field and River
  • After walking to east for about 20 minutes from Ao station, you will see beautiful rice fields and a first grade river Kakogawa.Yo
    ur mind will be relaxed when seeing the beauty of the rice fields and the flow of clear water in the river.You can also see a rail
    way bridge of Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line constructed on the river.It could be one of the best place to take a picture for railw
    ay fans!Pl [続きを読む]
  • Takeda Castle Ruins
  • It is the ruins of castle built on the top of mountain, located in Asago city, Hyogo Prefecture.It is said that the castle was bui
    lt about 500 years ago. The stone walls used for the foundation of the castle are remained.I think it is not exaggerated to say th
    at this spot is described as "Machu Picchu in Japan", taking its geographical resemblance and beautiful scenery into con
    sideration.Depending [続きを読む]
  • Miki Railway Memorial Park
  • It is a memorial park to commemorate Miki Railway that operated in the past.Miki Railway, connected between Yakujin station in Kak
    ogawa city and Miki station, had a long history since opened as Japanese National Railways Miki Line in 1916, but ended its revenu
    e service in 2008.There is a remodeled station house where various kinds of goods and photos at the time of its existence are exhi
    bited.Also [続きを読む]
  • Miki Uenomaru Station
  • I would like to show the another retro station house in Miki!It is the house of Miki "Uenomaru" Station of Kobe Electric
    Railway Ao Line, next to Miki station.This has also an antique atmosphere as Miki station.In the vicinity of the station there is
    the ruins of "Miki castle" which has a history of over 500 years.This is also a must-see spot along with this station! [続きを読む]
  • Miki Station
  • This is the house of Miki station of Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line in Miki city, Hyogo Prefecture.I took the picture of this house
    in September 2015. The house was burned down few days ago due to spreading flames of fire generated from an adjacent house.I have
    thought to visit this house again someday since I like the house's retro atmosphere, so I feel unfortunate for this incident
    .I hope this ho [続きを読む]
  • Shijimi Station
  • It is a station of Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line in Miki city.This station is located in the center of the new town area of Miki c
    ity.The surroundings have a relaxed atmosphere, and there are various kinds of supermarkets and eating places around the station.T
    he bottom picture is the poster put up at the station, which I took at the time of September 2015.The poster has a message "L
    et's ride the t [続きを読む]
  • Kinosaki Onsen
  • Kinosaki Onsen is a famous hot spring with a history of 1,300 years, located in the north of Hyogo Prefecture (Toyooka city).Along
    with Arima Onsen, it is one of the most famous and popular hot springs in Hyogo prefecture.In addition, Kinosaki Onsen has very g
    ood quality of spring water, it is said to be effective for neuralgia, muscle pain, burning, gastrointestinal disease, hemorrhoid
    disease, r [続きを読む]
  • Izushi
  • Izushi is a castle town of Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture. The town's unspoiled landscape attracts more than 1 million visito
    rs a year.In particular, the town's famous food "Izushi Soba"(buckwheat noodle) has a good reputation among many vi
    sitors.The characteristic point is the soba is served on a small dish, 5 dishes per serving is standard (Of course additional orde
    rs are possible).There are man [続きを読む]
  • HAT Kobe
  • HAT Kobe is a district in the eastern part of Kobe city, developed after the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake occurred in 1995."
    ;HAT" is abbreviation of "Happy Active Town".This district has a convenient environment to live, which provides you
    with an easy access to home appliance store, clothing store, movie theater, museum,hospital, super sento(spa) etc.Also, walking a
    long the coastlands would give [続きを読む]
  • Sannomiya
  • Sannomiya is the central city of Kobe, with many commercial facilities and business offices gathered."Kobe Festival"is h
    eld in May at the main street called Flower Road, and a festival of light Kobe Luminarie is held in December.The famous shrine Iku
    ta Shrine is located in the center of the city.There is a sightseeing spot "Kitano Ijinkan" which is a historical distri
    ct on the north side of the ci [続きを読む]
  • Oji Zoo
  • This municipal zoo is located in the east of Kobe City, keeps pandas, sea lions, bears, elephants, tigers, koalas, flamingos and s
    o on.Among them, panda is the most popular.In the spring an event is held that you can go through the pathways lined with cherry b
    lossoms in the park for free.There are also an amusement park and a building called "Former Hunter House" that was owned
    by a British busine [続きを読む]
  • Ikken Chaya
  • When you begin trekking from Kouza no Taki and pass Kazefuki Iwa, you will reach to this teahouse located at the highest peak of M
    t. Rokko.The height of Mt. Rokko is 931m.There is a monument of the highest peak of Mt. Rokko so I think that it is good to take a
    commemorative photo here.From here, trekking to Arima Onsen will be easier as the trail becomes a long downward slope. Trekking r
    oute of As [続きを読む]
  • Nunobiki no Taki (waterfall)
  • Nunobiki no Taki (waterfall) is located in Kobe City Chuo Ward, consists of 4 waterfalls.The attached pictures are the two of them
    called "Mentaki (Female fall)" and "Ontaki (Male fall)".It is accessible from Shin-Kobe station of JR Shinkan
    sen, and the distance is just about 10 minutes on foot.So, when you arrive at Shin Kobe station, it would be a good place to visit
    firstly to refresh your mind [続きを読む]
  • Kin no Yu / Gin no Yu (Arima Onsen)
  • "Kin no Yu" (Golden Bath) is a municipal hot-spring facility in the famous hot spring town "Arima Onsen" locat
    ed at north part of Kobe. You can enjoy soaking your body into its unique hot spring water by paying 650 yen.The hot spring water
    contains a lot of iron and salt, so the colour always shows reddish brown due to exposure to air.Kin no Yu has also a facility cal
    led “Ashiyu” in which you ca [続きを読む]
  • Obon Holiday
  • I recently visited my ancestor's grave located in Kobe city.In Japan, many companies set a summer (Obon) holiday for several
    days in mid August.During the period many people return to their hometown or those who can make the period longer go abroad. There
    is a custom to visit ancestors' graves during the holiday.The reason for this differs depending on customs in the region, bu
    t the main reason is [続きを読む]
  • Nofukuji Temple
  • This Tendai sect temple is one of the famous temples in Kobe.It is said that this temple was built in 805, and is Japan's fir
    st site where the edification of Esoteric Buddhism took place.Also it is a famous temple related to Taira no Kiyomori(1118-1181 A.
    D.), in 1180 this temple was designated as the prayer hall of Heike (Taira) clan along with the planning of the capital move from
    Kyoto to Fukuh [続きを読む]
  • Ikuta Shrine
  • Ikuta Shrine is one of the old Japanese shrines, founded about 1800 years ago.This shrine is especially famous for marriage, and r
    eceives 1.5 million visitors each year for the New Year 's visit.It is located in the center of Sannomiya, about 10 minutes o
    n foot from JR/Hankyu/Hanshin Sannomiya Station. [続きを読む]
  • Fireworks of Ashiya Summer Carnival 2018
  • The attached photos show fireworks of Ashiya Summer Carnival held on July 21 2018, taken from my home.Ashiya Summer Carnival has b
    een held 40 times since 1979.In the venue you can get various foods at stalls selling such as Okonomiyaki/Takoyaki/Watagashi (cott
    on candy) and also enjoy music event by local musicians.In the past a big park (named Chuo Koen) or Shiomi junior high school were
    the main [続きを読む]
  • Dai-nankou Sensekihi (Battle Field Monument)
  • This monument is located in the east of Ashiya city, it takes about 12 minutes walk from Uchide staion of Hanshin Electric Railway
    .It was built by the owner of this land in 1935 to respect Kusunoki Masashige(1294?- 1336), a military commander who existed in th
    e 14th century, famous for fighting for Emperor Go-Daigo with loyalty.It is said that Kusunoki Masashige camped in this area to fi
    ght Great [続きを読む]
  • Ashiya River
  • The attached pictures are Ashiya River, taken in the end of March 2018.Blooming of the cherry trees planted beside the river was a
    lmost in full.Along with another river Shukugawa, it is a nice place to enjoy seeging cherry blossoms. [続きを読む]
  • Ashiya Marine Center
  • It is a general marine sports facility operated by Hyogo prefecture. Yachts and canoes can be rented at reasonable prices, also th
    is facility provide yachts & canoe schools at all times.The pictures were taken on an early sunday morning in winter. [続きを読む]
  • Ashiya City Library Uchide Branch / Uchide Park
  • This buidling is a branch of Ashiya city library, located at about 200m north of Uchide station of Hanshin Railway.In the past thi
    s branch was the main library before the new library was bulit in 1987 (It is situated about 1 km southwest from here). It was bui
    lt in Osaka in the late Meiji era, and was transferred here in 1930.Because of its profound external appearance,it is disignated a
    s a nation [続きを読む]
  • East Rokko Observatory
  • Between Ashiya and Arima Onsen (a famous hot spring town located at north part of Kobe), the road called "Royu driveway"
    runs . On the way, there is "Higashi Rokko Tenboudai(East Rokko Observatory)" at a height of 645m above sea level.From
    here you can see the wide and beautiful scenery of Osaka and Kobe.Especially, the night view is excellent!Every year many visitors
    flock to the place to see the [続きを読む]