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The Kansai Region Sights

Kazami dori-no-Yakata (Weathercock House)

  • 3–13–3 Kitano-cho Map It
  • Chūō-ku
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information


3–13–3 Kitano-cho, Kōbe, Hyōgo-ken, 640-0002, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • ¥500
  • Daily 9–6

Updated 09/20/2013


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