KOBE, JAPAN IMAGES: ROKKO ISLAND

Rokkō Island (六甲アイランド Rokkō Airando) is an artificial island in the southeast region at Port of Kobe. It was constructed between 1973 and 1992. It has a 3.4 km by 2 km rectangular shape, and covers 5.80 km². The island was one of the hardest hit areas in Kobe during the Great Hanshin Earthquake. Rokkō Island contains hotels, sports and conventions facilities, markets, a water amusement park, sea view apartment buildings, the Kobe Fashion Museum, an international school (Canadian Academy), container yards, wharves, and port facilities. The Rokko Liner connects the island to JR Sumiyoshi Station, stopping at several points along the way. (wiki)

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