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Step into the enchanting world of Port Tower Kobe, a symbol of resilience and transformation. As this iconic landmark undergoes renovations, it promises an even more captivating experience for visitors. Picture yourself entering the tower’s low-rise 1st-floor entrance, a precursor to the new Port Tower Kobe experience that awaits you. The journey continues as you ascend through five floors of observation decks, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Kobe Harbor, the city skyline, and the majestic mountains beyond.
One of the highlights of the tower is the upcoming addition of a rare “rotating floor” concept on the 3rd floor. Here, the Merry-Go-Round Café & Bar will welcome guests to indulge in delicious treats while immersing themselves in the design city of Kobe, as the floor slowly revolves, revealing ever-changing vistas.
On the 5th floor, a new gem awaits: the “Brilliance Museum – Museum of Light.” Step into a world where the radiant brilliance of Port Tower Kobe is beautifully expressed through captivating artworks themed around light. Immerse yourself in a symphony of colors and forms that celebrate the tower’s shimmering presence.
But the transformations don’t stop at the tower itself. The surrounding area is set to become a hub of joy and excitement, creating a stage for countless smiles. Be prepared for a vibrant zone that amplifies the high spirits of visitors, with a lineup of engaging events and activities that will elevate your experience to new heights.
As Port Tower Kobe embraces change, it invites you to join in its journey of renewal and discovery. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning enthusiast, the tower promises to captivate your senses and leave an indelible mark on your memories. Get ready to witness the evolution of this beloved landmark and embark on a truly unforgettable adventure.