Kobe is a fascinating city, and its attractions include one of the largest ports in the word, the beautiful natural setting of the Rokko Mountains and picturesque streets. Located in the central part of the Japanese archipelago, Kobe is 30 minutes from Kyoto and three hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen (the super express train).
Access to Kobe International Conference Center
Kobe is located in Hyogo Prefecture, one of several prefectures in the mid-west of Japan that, together, are known as the ‘Kansai Region’. This is Japan’s premier tourism area for overseas visitors making Kobe an ideal base city for visiting world heritage sites, both to the east and to the west. The Port of Kobe and its man-made islands are located on the north shore of the Osaka Bay.
EASY ACCESS: As a port city, built on a history of transportation, and with its own airport and Shinkansen station(Shin-Kobe), Kobe offers easy access for both domestic and overseas travelers.
CONVENTION VENUES: Closest to any airport in Japan! Kobe Convention Center (the International Conference Center, International Exhibition Halls and other key venues) are located on Port Island, about 10 minutes from downtown Kobe (Sannomiya) and only 8 minutes from Kobe Airport.
From Shimin-Hiroba sta. to Kobe International Conference Center and Kobe Portopia Hotel
The Surrounding Sannomiya Station
Local Stores, Restaurans and Services around Converence Venue
Free Shuttle Bus (form/to Sannomiya station, Shin Kobe station) operated by Kobe Portopia Hotel
Portliner (Sannomiya sta. - CONFERENCE VENUE - Kobe airpot)
Limousine Bus (From Osaka Itami and Kansai Int'l Airport)
KANSAI Int'l Airport, Tokyo Haneda Airport, Tokyo Narita Airport, Osaka Itami Airport , Kobe Airport