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KOBE BEEF tour ver.②

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When you come to Japan, the best thing to do is to eat Kobe beef! That's why I created a Kobe beef tour.


The moment you taste Kobe beef, its deliciousness and aroma will melt in your mouth.


Kobe Beef Tour Version 2 includes visits to Chinatown, shopping streets, Ikuta Shrine, Nunobiki Herb Garden, and a Kobe beef restaurant.

Kobe Tour Guide - Natsuko I.
Natsuko I.
5.00 / 5
(5 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

China town

- Kobe's Nankinmachi, also known as Kobe Chinatown, is a bustling and vibrant district in the heart of Kobe City. It is one of the three major Chinatowns in Japan and offers a unique blend of Chinese culture and cuisine. Visitors to Nankinmachi can explore narrow streets lined with traditional Chinese architecture, red lanterns, and a wide array of shops and restaurants offering authentic Chinese dishes and souvenirs. The area comes alive with energy during festivals and events, showcasing traditional Chinese performances and vibrant decorations. Nankinmachi is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, providing a taste of China in the heart of Kobe.

09:30 AM

Sannomiya shopping street

Sannomiya Center Street, located in the heart of Kobe, Japan, is a bustling and vibrant shopping district known for its wide array of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment options. This lively pedestrian street stretches for approximately 400 meters and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists looking to shop, dine, and explore.


Visitors to Sannomiya Center Street can find a diverse range of stores offering fashion, accessories, cosmetics, electronics, souvenirs, and more. From well-known international brands to local specialty shops, the street caters to a variety of tastes and preferences. Additionally, the street is lined with cozy cafes, trendy restaurants, and eateries serving a mix of Japanese and international cuisine, providing plenty of dining options for shoppers to refuel and relax.


With its convenient location near Sannomiya Station, easy access to public transportation, and a lively mix of shops and eateries, Sannomiya Center Street is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment in Kobe. Whether looking for the latest fashion trends, unique souvenirs, or a delicious meal, visitors to Sannomiya Center Street are sure to find something to suit their tastes and enjoy a memorable experience in the bustling heart of Kobe.

10:00 AM

Ikuta shrine

Ikuta Shrine is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Kobe, Japan, with a history dating back over 1,800 years. Located in the heart of the city, it is a popular destination for both locals and tourists seeking a spiritual experience. The shrine is known for its serene atmosphere, beautiful architecture, and lush greenery, making it a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling urban landscape. Visitors can explore the various prayer halls, torii gates, and sacred grounds, as well as participate in traditional rituals and ceremonies. Ikuta Shrine is also famous for its role in the annual Setsubun festival, where people gather to drive away evil spirits and welcome good fortune. Whether seeking spiritual guidance, cultural insights, or simply a peaceful retreat, Ikuta Shrine offers a unique and enriching experience for all who visit.

10:30 AM

Nunbiki Herb Garden

Nunobiki Herb Garden is a charming botanical garden located in Kobe, Japan. It offers a delightful escape into nature with its vast collection of aromatic herbs, vibrant flowers, and lush greenery. Visitors can stroll through the garden's various themed areas, each showcasing different types of herbs and plants from around the world. The garden also features scenic walking trails that lead to picturesque viewpoints overlooking the city and nearby waterfalls. In addition to its natural beauty, Nunobiki Herb Garden hosts seasonal events and workshops where visitors can learn about the cultivation and uses of various herbs. Whether you're a nature lover, a herb enthusiast, or simply looking for a peaceful retreat, Nunobiki Herb Garden provides a serene and refreshing experience for all who visit.

01:00 PM

KOBE BEEF restaurant

Kobe Beef restaurants in Kobe, Japan are renowned for serving some of the finest and most sought-after beef in the world. These restaurants specialize in preparing and serving Kobe Beef, a high-quality and premium variety of beef known for its exceptional marbling, tenderness, and rich flavor. Kobe Beef is sourced from a specific breed of Wagyu cattle raised in the Hyogo Prefecture, where they are carefully raised and fed a special diet to enhance the quality and taste of the meat.


Visitors to Kobe Beef restaurants can indulge in a luxurious dining experience, savoring the melt-in-your-mouth texture and exquisite taste of the beef. The chefs at these restaurants are highly skilled in preparing Kobe Beef dishes, often using traditional Japanese cooking techniques to highlight the natural flavors and quality of the meat. From succulent steak cuts to sizzling teppanyaki dishes, Kobe Beef restaurants offer a wide range of culinary creations that showcase the unparalleled quality of this premium beef.

03:00 PM

ShinKobe station or Sannomiya station

There is Shin-Kobe Station located right near the herb garden.

If you wish to have ample time to explore Kyoto in the afternoon and partake in a kimono-wearing experience, it is advisable to board the Shinkansen shortly after lunch from the nearby Shin-Kobe Station. In Kyoto, you have the opportunity to enjoy a kimono experience, which can be included as an optional activity. For more information, please inquire when booking a private tour. The Shinkansen journey from Shin-Kobe Station to Kyoto Station takes 30 minutes and costs 2,870 yen.


JR Sannomiya Station is the liveliest station in Kobe city. From Sannomiya Station to Kyoto Station, you can take the Special Rapid Train and arrive at Kyoto Station in 53 minutes and It will cost 1,110 yen.

Ending Point

Shin Kobe station or Sannomiya station

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What‘s not included

- Admission fee to Nunobiki Herb Garden: 2,000 yen

- Taxi fare (approximately 1,000 yen) in case of rain or extreme heat making walking difficult

- Meal cost at the Kobe Beef restaurant: 5,000 yen to 20,000 yen per person

Tour Important Information

* Please let me know in advance if you have any food allergies or other dietary restrictions.

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Kobe Tour Reviews

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John P.

5 / 5
Jun 9, 2024

Kobe beef tour

Kobe
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Customized

Wonderful tour of Kobe and Kyoto

We had a fabulous day with Natsuko on our recent trip to Japan. She planned the day with us ahead of time to make sure that we had a great experience. She was in constant contact with us from the time of booking and gave us a lot of choices. She met us at the Kobe port and gave us a wonderful walking tour of Kobe. She told us the history of Kobe as we walked. We asked her to choose a Kobe beef restaurant for lunch and she chose a great spot that we enjoyed very much. After lunch, she traveled with us to Kyoto by train and reserved a Kimono experience for the four of us. It was a fabulous day because of her. I addition to being a very nice person, she spoke very good English. We highly recommend her and consider her a friend now. We look forward to seeing her again.

John P.

To John, I am truly delighted to read such a wonderful review from you. I feel very lucky to have met you and your family. Your family is so kind and wonderful. As we walked around the Kobe Bay Area, local children approached you and looked at you with admiration, making me feel like I was escorting a celebrity. I am glad that you enjoyed the Kobe beef restaurant I chose for you. It was a local spot where you could savor authentic Kobe beef, and I was happy to share that time and happiness with you. Thank you for sharing the details leading up to the tour as well. It was enjoyable discussing the itinerary with you before we met in person. And even more so, it was a pleasure to meet you on the day and take your family on the tour of Kobe. I look forward to the next time we can meet as friends. Natsuko

Wilson L.

Wilson L.

5 / 5
Apr 23, 2024

Hello Kitty tour on Awaji Island

Hyogo
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Customized

Private Tour to Hello Kitty Smile Awaji Island

Had a great day with Natsuko whom is very good with kids. Traveled with a party of 4 adults and two toddlers and Natsuko was amazing singing nursery songs and helping us find formula. Had an amazing time at Hello Kitty Smile allowing us to go back to shop more at Hello Kitty Smile and Apple. Kept us on schedule, held one of my infants to sleep on the bus. Also reached out to bus company as I lost my diaper bag on the bus. Really a fantastic time especially since we took public transportation where as Natsuko normally drives to Awaji island

Wilson L.

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have your lovely family join the Awaji Island tour. I had a great time singing songs and taking care of your adorable twin children. It was delightful to see your wife enjoy interacting with Hello Kitty, shopping, and participating in the stamp rally. You truly value your family, and I appreciate how kindly you treated me as your guide. Please come visit Japan again. I am grateful for choosing me as your tour guide. Thank you so much.

Yuchen S.

Yuchen S.

5 / 5
Apr 10, 2024

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Yuchen S.

Thank you for joining my tour today. I was very happy during the tour because you were so kind. Even though you were a customer, you felt like a friend. It was a great time to be able to visit while seeing beautiful cherry blossoms in the good weather. Thank you for showing interest in Japanese culture and history. Despite it being cherry blossom viewing season, being able to visit a temple with few people and feeling warm and calm with you was a great experience. I look forward to guiding you on another tour. Thank you.

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