Meriken Park Restaurant Guide

This area is at the Port of Kobe, and was developed in an area that was known as Meriken Wharf because of its proximity to the American Consulate.Meriken is a corrupted form of "American".The bright red Kobe Port Tower is 108 m (354 ft) tall and stands as a symbol of the Port of Kobe, and it is lit up at night.Kobe Maritime Museum/Kawasaki World have displays of land, sea, and sky from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a company from Kobe. Visitors can sit in the driver's seat of a 0 series shinkansen (bullet trains), the first generation of shinkansen. This is a must-visit place for the enthusiasts!At the Port of Kobe Earthquake Memorial Park, 60 m (200 ft) of the Meriken Wharf that was damaged in the Great Hanshin Earthquake is preserved for visitors to see.The Luminous Kobe 2 is modeled after a 1930s luxury liner, and is the largest restaurant ship in Japan. You can enjoy a meal in the elegant Art Deco style interior.

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