Kobe Port Tower, Japan
The Kobe Port Tower (神戸ポートタワー, Kōbe Pōto Tawā) is one of the landmarks in the port city of Kobe, Japan. The sightseeing tower was completed in 1963 and paused operation from late 2009 until April 28, 2010 for renovation. It is located in the Central District, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
The Kobe Port Tower is 108 m (354 ft 3.97 in) high with total of 8 layers that is designed as the outlook of Tsuzumi which is a Japanese drum, and it is the first tower built using a pipe lattice. The Tower is surrounded by 32 red steel staves as symbolise welcome vessels return to the shore.
“Kobe Port Tower”
- Address : 5-5 Hatobacho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0042, Japan
- Phone Number : +81783916751
- Website : http://www.kobe-port-tower.com/language/english.html
- Opening Hours : 9:00 – 20:30