Kobe is famous for two of Japan's most famous products - sake and beef
Located on Osaka Bay in central Japan, Kobe is one of Japan's ten largest cities. This cosmopolitan city is famous for its signature marbled beef, which comes from Wagyu cattle found in the area, and is also known for producing one of Japan’s most famous products - sake. The antique cable cars that connect Kobe to Mt. Rokko, offer panoramic views over the port. Kobe Harbourland and China Town areas are popular places to visit for a wide selection of food, speciality shops and a variety of entertainment. Kobe is also home to one of Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines, the Ikuta Shrine, dating back to the 3rd century.