【Sup! Kobe!】 Giant 25-meter high tree & Christmas market and other Christmas events at Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden!”

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden/Ropeway will hold a Christmas event, “Christmas in an Old Castle,” from November 12 (Sat) to December 25 (Sun), 2022.

Botanical-themed “Christmas in an Old Castle”

The “Christmas in an Old Castle” event at Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden, located 400 meters above sea level, is a Christmas event based on the concept of “botanicals. The garden is decorated with heartwarming decorations using natural materials such as trees and leaves, creating a festive Christmas mood.

Glittering illumination decorates the area.

During the period, the illumination is turned on in the evening. The observation plaza, which is decorated with a motif of an old medieval European castle, an original 6-meter-high Christmas tree made from trees and branches in the park, and a large welcome wreath with a red ribbon will be decorated, offering a different and fantastic atmosphere from the daytime.

Giant tree decorated with approximately 1,000 lights

From November 18 (Fri.), a 25-meter-high metasequoia will be decorated with approximately 1,000 light bulbs to create a “Christmas tree in the forest. The surrounding trees will also be lit up, creating a romantic atmosphere.

Forest Christmas Tree

Fantastic Christmas Market

In addition, during the “Christmas in an Old Castle” event, a Christmas market will also be held. In addition to offering glühwein, hot chocolate, and other Christmas-like sweets, the market will also sell a variety of items to enhance the Christmas mood, such as authentic German ornaments.

Christmas Market


Christmas at the Old Castle.

【Event Period】 Saturday, November 12 – Sunday, December 25, 2022
【Location】 Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden/Ropeway
【Address】 1-4-3, Kitano-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo
【Hour】 9:30-16:45 (ropeway up), 17:15 (ropeway down)
*Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from November 12 (Sat) to December 18 (Sun) and from December 22 (Thu) to December 25 (Sun): 9:30 – 20:15 (ropeway up), 21:00 (ropeway down)
*After 17:00, only the observation area is accessible.
<Normal operation>
Adults: 1,800 yen round-trip, 1,130 yen one-way / Children (elementary and junior high school students): 900 yen round-trip, 570 yen one-way / Preschool children: free
<Night skiing operation> ※Only when purchased after 17:00 *Only round-trip tickets are sold.
Adults: 1,100 yen round trip / Children (elementary and junior high school students): 700 yen round trip
【Official Website】 https://www.kobeherb.com/

■ Christmas Market
【Hour】 11:00 – 16:30
*Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays from November 12 (Sat) to December 18 (Sun), and until 20:00 on December 22 (Thu) to December 25 (Sun)

■ Forest Christmas Tree
【Period】 Friday, November 18 – Sunday, December 25, 2022
【Tree lighting ceremony】 Scheduled for November 18, 2022 (Friday)