Things to do / Traditional festivals

Hyogo: Kobe Luminarie

Event featuring grand electric decoration which started in 1995, to console the spirit of the victims of Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. The electric decoration is illuminated along the street about 300 meters long. Hours will be subject to change due to overcrowding.

Schedule & Key events:
● Monday to Thursday 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
● Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
● Saturday 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
● Sunday 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Location: Kyu-Gaikokujin Kyoryuchi,, Kobe, Hyogo

JR Kobe Line to Motomachi Sta. (East Exit)

Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.