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Last update:December 1,2017

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The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution

Outline

This Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake caused massive damage to the area around Kobe City and southern Hyogo Prefecture, and shocked people around the whole world as well as in Japan.

a state of experience

Address

1-5-2, Wakinohama Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe City 651-0073

Home page

The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution

Access

Railway

  • From Hanshin IWAYA Station / KASUGANOMICHI Station: About 10 minutes’ walk southbound.
  • From JR NADA Station, South Exit: About 12 minutes’ walk southbound.

Car

  • From the MAYA Ramp on the Hanshin Expressway Kobe Route: About 4 minutes.

Parking

For viewers, ¥250 within 1 hour, ¥400 within 2 hours,¥500 within 3 hours.
After 3 hours, ¥200 is charged by every 30 minutes.

Hours

  • 9:30 ̶ 17:30 (admission until 16:30)
  • 9:30 ̶ 18:00 from July to September (admission until 17:00)
  • 9:30 ̶ 19:00 on Fridays and Saturdays (admission until 18:00)

Number of visitors facility can accept

120persons/once

Average visit length

1-2hours

Facility details / highlights

【highlights】At 1.17 Theater a film recreating the moment when the great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake occurred is presented, and in watching it you will experience the earthquake’s tremendous power and devastation by means of a large screen using dynamic audiovisual effects (7 minutes).

Admission fee

Adults ¥600 College students ¥450
High school students ,junior high students and under : Free

Support in foreign languages

Interpreter-guides:Free(English, Chinese and Korean)

Materials in foreign languages

The Great Earthquake Hall(WestnBuilding 4F) & Heart theater(East Building 1F) >Translator lending:Free Memories of the Earthquake(WestnBuilding 3F)>Handy device:Free

Contact

078-262-5050(Exhibition room)

Applications

Reservation is not needed
※Group&Need an interpreter-guides;Reservation is required

Contact Information
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535
Phone:+81-6-6966-6033
E-Mail:kin-kansai-technical-visit@meti.go.jpMail (mail client will launch)