As we get into the hot days of summer, the colors of the sunsets viewed from Rokkosan can be quite spectacular. While Rokkosan is often 5 to 10c cooler than in downtown Kobe, it is very important to take persuasions to avoid heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Ways to prevent Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion are:
Be aware of Signs of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion:
If you have any of the following you might be getting heatstroke or heat exhaustion
What to do if you think you might have Heatstroke or Heat Exhaustion
If you have any questions, please contact the Chuo Fire Station, Disaster Prevention Division at 078-241-0119
Some Information via Kobe City Chuo Ward News.
Also if you are looking to turn your cell phone into a GPS map to help prevent getting lost as well as print hiking maps and share your hiking experience with friends and family, download the YAMAP app (App Store or Google Play)
Find out more information at the YAMAP Home Page (In English and Japanese).
If you are looking for a romantic and cool way to spend some evenings in August. Saturdays and Sundays from August 1st to the 31st as well as August 13th to the 15th from 19:00 to 21:00 the “Summer Lighting Night Cafe” will be going on at the Rokko Garden Terrance. Craft beers, light up snow cones and cotton candy as well as coffee and tea made with Kobe water.
The lighting will be throughout August.
August 26th from 18:30 and 20:00 there will be a Special Jazz Live performances and on August 11th and the 25th from 14:00 and 16:00 there will be Wadaiko (Japanese Drum) performances with the city view as a background.