A central meeting point in Kobe and the commercial center of the city, Sannomiya is a bustling collection of railways, department stores, and shopping streets. Head over to Sannomiya to grab a bite with friends, join the locals in the night life, and to browse endlessly in the covered shopping streets for fashion and all sorts of odds and ends. From Sannomiya, you can easily walk to Kitano Hills or the Earthquake Memorial Park, or take a short train ride to Kobe Harbor.