For generations of Japanese tourists, this pleasant, hilly neighbourhood is Kōbe, thanks to the dozen or so well-preserved homes of...
Higashimon-gai Gate (North)
Chinatown's northeast gate.
Jazz Live & Restaurant Sone
Said to be the birthplace of Japanese jazz, this famous Kitano club is still one of the best places in the city to see live music. Check...
This hip little cafe serves espresso, light lunches and dinners. The menu here is Europe-influenced and includes such things as pizza,...
３-１２-１ Kitanocho, Chūō-ku · interesting places nearby
Kitano Tenman-jinja information
This lovely little shrine to academic pursuits holds pride of place in Kitano-chō, up a steep hill and past a touristy stretch of souvenir and snack shops. Even if you aren't studying for an upcoming exam, it's a great place to take a breather and do some lazy people-watching, with views all the way across town to the Inland Sea.