This article introduces for you highlights and how to get to ‘Kitanozaka Kawauso Cafe‘ in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.

‘Kawauso’ means otter in Japanese.

This cafe is the first Japanese otter cafe in Japan.


About Kitanozaka Kawauso Cafe

Address / Phone

Address:Hirasawa Bld.3F, 1-24-13, Nakayamatedori, Chuo-ku Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 650-0004, Japan

Phone Number:078-221-9708

Open

11:00 – 14:00, 15:00 – 19:00

*Closed between 14:00 – 15:00 because it is a break time for animals.

Charge

Weekdays 1,000 yen / hour (include 1 drink)
Holidays 1,200 yen / hour (include 1 drink)
Contact with otters +500 yen / person

Business holiday

irregular holidays

Cafe’s Website

Otter’s video

'北野坂 か和うそCafe'のアイドルぶーりんちゃん。('Kitanozaka Otter Cafe' in Kobe, Japan.)01

'北野坂 か和うそCafe'のアイドルぶーりんちゃん。('Kitanozaka Otter Cafe' in Kobe, Japan.)02

Otter’s photp

External and internal appearance




How to get to Kitanozaka Kawauso Cafe

北野坂か和うそCafeさんの地図

Nearest station of this cafe is Sannomiya Station.

We can also go by bus from ‘Sannomiya Station’.


From Osaka Sta. to Sannomiya Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Sannomiya Station.

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From Namba Sta. to Sannomiya Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line from Namba Station to Umeda Station and change to the JR Kobe Line.

2.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Sannomiya Station.

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From Kyoto Sta. to Sannomiya Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kyoto Line (go through to the JR Kobe Line) from Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station.

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From JR Sannomiya Sta. (on foot)

It’s about 10 minutes (500m) on foot.


Get on a bus from JR Sannomiya Station

Please get on a City Loop Bus (Northbound) (K[7] Subway Sannomiya Sta. bus stop) and get off [9] Kitanozaka bus stop.

Bus company:City Loop Bus
Routes/Destination:Northbound [Bound for Kitano-Ijinkan and Shin-Kobe station]
Boarding bus stop:[7] Subway Sannomiya Sta.
Alighting bus stop:[9] Kitanozaka
Bus fare:260 yen
Time required:About 10 min


Take a taxi

From Kyoto Station:about 800 yen (3 minutes)

・Let’s show a taxi driver the following phrase.

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・If you want to call a taxi, let’s show the following phrase.

Phone number of taxi dispatch (Sannomiya Station)

Hotel search & reservation around Sannomiya Sta.


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