Best Forests & Mountains around Kobe, Sannomiya, Kitano Spot List
Mt. MayaKobe, Sannomiya, Kitano / Forests & Mountains
Towering about 700 meters high, Mt. Maya lies in the central part of Rokko mountain range. The night view of Kobe seen from Kikuseidai near the mountaintop is famous as one of new three best night views in Japan. Legend has it that the name comes from the fact that Kobo-Daishi enshrined the statue of Shaka’s mother, Maya, on the mountain.