Nunobiki Falls 布引の滝
Explore one of Japan's most famous waterfalls
Nunobiki Falls, located not far from Kobe , is one of the nation's most iconic, inspirational series of waterfalls.
- Riding the Shin-Kobe Ropeway to the top of the falls
- Hiking the many trails that weave through the mountainside
How to Get There
Nunobiki Falls is accessible by train and then a short hike.
The nearest station is Shin-Kobe Station on the Hokushinkyuko and Seishin-Yamate lines and the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen. Nunobiki Falls is only a 20-minute hike from Shin-Kobe Station.
Remembered in art and literature
Nunobiki Falls is a collection of stunning waterfalls near downtown Kobe that have played a significant role in the country's literature and art. They have been called some of the most beautiful “divine falls” in Japan.
Hiking paths for all levels
The area is a popular hiking and sightseeing spot for locals and visitors. There are four waterfalls to visit: Mendaki, Ondaki, Tsusumigadaki and Izumoki. With a variety of different walking paths and the Shin-Kobe Ropeway , which scales the nearby Rokko mountain chain , exploring the area can be as easy or as difficult as you would like.
Once you get to the top, you will have incredible panoramic views of Kobe below.