A few photos from Meirken Park, a waterfront park near Kobe port. Having arrived at Kobe in the morning by night bus from Tokyo, it was a good place to have breakfast and a small break.
The port tower and the maritime museum
Some seacrafts, both old and modern
Old warehouses, converted to restaurants
A section of the waterfront preserved to show the damage after the great earthquake in 1995
Ferry rides around Kobe start from the boat quay located here. With a ferris wheel and an entertainment center, Meirken Park is a popular attraction among both locals and tourists.