The Kansai Region Sights



Kazami dori-no-Yakata (Weathercock House)

Kazami dori-no-Yakata (Weathercock House) Review

More elaborate than any other Kobe ijinkan, this one, built by a German trader in 1910, stands out strikingly in redbrick at the north end of Kitano-cho. The interior reflects various traditional German architectural styles, including that of a medieval castle. Its architecture makes this the most famous ijinkan, but the interiors are spartan, with few additional attractions.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 3–13–3 Kitano-cho, Chūō-ku, Kōbe, Hyōgo-ken 640-0002
  • Phone: 078/242–3223
  • Cost: ¥500
  • Hours: Daily 9–6
  • Location: Kitano-cho
Updated: 09-20-2013

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