Mount Rokko is close to the cities of Osaka and Kobe and to the hot springs of Arima Onsen. From the top of Mt. Rokko one has a panoramic view of Osaka Bay or the wonderful night view over the city of Kobe.

hiking
1 month ago

Beautiful trail that provides a great workout climbing. Note that there are two ascents to make it to the top. If you want to return to Kobe instead of Arima, then follow the trail along the road to the right. It will take you to the top of the cable car for a descent. There is some up and down hiking through here, but avoids the road with traffic and no road shoulder.

hiking
10 months ago

Awesome trail with great chances of meeting locals that complete the trail about twice a week.

on Rock Garden Trail

Thursday, June 02, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

This is a great hike for anyone that is traveling or living in the Kansai region.