Brisbane’s Sister City – Kobe

The signing of the Brisbane-Kobe Sister City Agreement in 1985 marked Brisbane’s first Sister City relationship. Since this date both cities have worked to strengthen the relationship through civic, cultural and business events.
Kobe and Brisbane have a long history of supporting each other in times of need. In the wake of the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake in Kobe, the people of Brisbane raised $AUD82,000 to help with the appeal. Conversely, following the 2011 flooding in Brisbane, Kobe City Government, City Assembly and Kobe City Government Workers’ Union donated more than $AUD50,000 to assist in the recovery effort.
Regular updates are made on Kobe City by the Society – please scroll through the news posts below for all the latest news and info

Kobe’s Waterfront Attractions

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q has been celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City Relationship by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we are featuring Kobe’s Waterfront Attractions.

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Ikuta Shrine – Kobe

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q has been celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City relationship by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we are featuring Ikuta Shrine

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Parks of Kobe

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City relationship by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we are featuring a few of Kobe’s most beautiful parks and gardens.

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Kobe’s Kitano Ijinkan-Gai 

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City relationship by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we are looking at Kobe’s Kitano Ijinkan-Gai 

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Kobe Sake

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Brisbane Kobe Sister City relationship by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we are looking at Kobe Sake.

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Arima Onsen – Kobe

Kobe’s famous Arima Onsen has a history that spans more than 1000 years, making it one of the oldest hot spring resorts in Japan. Tucked in behind Mt Rokko the resort’s secluded mountain location, pure, clean air and spectacular seasonal foliage has made it a favourite destination for centuries.

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Kobe Nunobiki Ropeway and Herb Gardens

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q is celebrating the Sister City anniversary by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we’re looking at the Nunobiki Herb Garden on Mount Rokko  – one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kobe. Accessed by ropeway, this garden

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Highlights of Kobe – Kobe City Loop Bus

Each month throughout 2020 the AJS-Q is celebrating the Sister City anniversary by highlighting aspects of Kobe. This month we’re looking at one of the most convenient ways to see and get a feel for the city, via the Kobe City Loop Bus.

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Eat Local Kobe

EAT LOCAL KOBE was established in 2015 to represent a community of organic and small production farmers from within the City of Kobe.

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Kobe International Club

The Kobe International Club is open to anyone, regardless of nationality, who currently lives outside Japan, has studied, worked or lived in Kobe and wants to support and promote the City.

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