Kobe Rokkosan Tourist Pass


The Rokkosan Tourist Pass allows easy access to and around Mount Rokko, where you can get the best views of Osaka Bay, Kobe, and the surrounding landscape. Enjoy discounts at selected attractions around Mount Rokko!


  • Enjoy convenient transportation to and around Mount Rokko
  • See panoramic views of Osaka Bay and Kobe’s skyline
  • Located close to Osaka, central Kobe, and Arima Onsen
  • Get a special discount at a variety of attractions at Mount Rokko
  • Take the Mount Rokko cable car and admire the beautiful landscape

Key Information

Important Information

• This pass is only available to non-Japanese passport holders on a short-term stay visa • The QR code is valid until March 31, 2021 • When taking the Kobe City Bus No. 16, please get on the bus from the back door and alight at the front door • Upon boarding the Rokko Cable Car to Rokko Sanjo Station, please present your pass to the staff. The staff will tear off a part of the pass when you return from Rokko Sanjo Station • Maya Sky Shuttle Bus and Hankyu Buses are not included in the pass • At selected destinations on Mount Rokko, please present your pass at the front desk to enjoy discounts • Children aged 0–4 are free of charge


Escape the city and head up Mount Rokko, a popular tourist destination in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture. As the highest peak in the Rokko mountain range, Mount Rokko, or 'Rokkosan' in Japanese, serves as a stunning backdrop to the city of Kobe. With the Rokkosan Tourist Pass, which is offered exclusively to foreign tourists, getting there is easier! Enjoy access to Mikage Station on the Hanshin Electric Railway, Rokko Station on Japan Railways, and Rokko Station on the Hankyu Railway. You can also benefit from round trips on the Kobe City Bus No. 16 and the Rokko Cable Car, as well as unlimited rides on the Rokko Sanjo Bus. Atop Mount Rokko, you'll see panoramic views of the Hanshin region (Osaka and Kobe) including Osaka Bay and Kobe’s sparkling nightscape. Additionally, with this pass, you can also visit selected attractions at a discount! Get discounted admission at these attractions: - Rokko International Musical Box Museum - Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden - Rokkosan Country House - Rokko Snow Park - Rokko-Shidare Observatory - Rokko-Arima Ropeway The Rokko Alpine Botanical Garden is one of the oldest gardens of its kind in Japan, and it houses a variety of alpine plants and flowers. At the Rokko International Musical Box Museum, browse through exhibitions of rare automatic musical instruments exhibits commonly found in the West during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At the Rokko-Shidare Observatory, marvel at the 16-meter meshed dome — an incredible art piece in itself. At night, admire the vibrant LED illuminations, as this dome perched at the top of Mount Rokko is bathed in colors reflecting the four seasons. Mount Rokko is conveniently located near Arima Onsen, a quaint onsen (hot spring) town, to which it is connected via the Rokko-Arima Ropeway. You can also easily reach Osaka from central Kobe using the Rokko Cable Car. Book this pass now and see the beauty of Mount Rokko!

How it works

- A confirmation email with a QR code will be sent to your email address once your booking is made - Present your QR code at any of the pickup counters in exchange for a physical ticket - The Rokkosan Tourist Pass is valid for 2 consecutive days after use

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