Zuihoji Park
Zuihoji Park


The park was built on the ruins of Zuihoji Temple, and it is known as one of the best places to view the autumn leaves in Hyogo Prefecture. Hideyoshi Toyotomi (a famous feudal lord known as one of the great unifiers of Japan) praised it as a "garden I never get tired of looking at”. As a result, the park is also known as Higurashi-no-Niwa (literally, a "garden enjoyable from morning till night"). The park is also famous for splendid cherry blossoms in spring and was chosen as one of Kobe's 50 Best Flower Spots.

  • Address

    Arimacho, Kita Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 651-1401

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours


  • Closed


  • Website


  • Best Season

    Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov.

  • Point

    The stone Go (a strategy game) board, on which it is said Hideyoshi Toyotomi himself played, is interesting to see. Also, the Taiko-taki (Drum Waterfall) located deep in the park is pretty impressive.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Take the Kobe Electric Railway Arima line from Arimaguchi Station and get off at Arima-onsen Station. The park is a 15-minute walk from the station.

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