Nishinomiya is a popular place to visit while you are exploring Kobe as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Kidzania Koshien and the incredible Takarazuka Revue. Two other worthy points of interest nearby Nishinomiya are Mount Rokko and the Kobe Fashion Museum.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Nishinomiya. Spend part of the day viewing the exhibits at Stamp Museum, the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka and Sawa-no-Tsuru Museum.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Explore the native flora and fauna, by visiting the Maishima Sports Island in Osaka.
If you have a passion for golf, take a trip to the Kobe Golf Club. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors.
Spend a few hours at the Osaka Takoyaki Museum in Osaka to scratch that shopping itch.
You’ll find Nishinomiya’s sporting heart at Hanshin Koshien Stadium, Osaka, the stomping ground of the legendary Hanshin Tigers baseball team in summer. If there is no game on, you can still head to the stadium to catch a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
Finding somewhere comfortable to unpack your bags within the Nishinomiya area is simple. The Hotel Universal Port, Osaka, the Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers and the Hotel Keihan Universal Tower, Osaka are just some of the many great places to stay around here.