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Kobe Travel Guidebook Featuring Halal Kobe Beef and Kobe Mosque!

In January 2023, Kobe Tourism Bureau announced the creation of “Muslim Friendly Travel KOBE,” a guidebook aimed at Muslim travelers visiting Kobe. The guidebook features information tailored to the needs of Muslim tourists, including restaurants that serve halal food, such as halal Kobe beef, and Kobe Mosque, Japan’s oldest mosque.

Kobe is known for its delicious beef, and Halal Kobe beef is a particular draw for Muslim tourists. This high-quality beef is produced using halal methods, making it permissible for Muslims to consume. The guidebook includes information on restaurants that offer Halal Kobe beef, as well as other halal food options.

The guidebook also highlights Kobe Mosque, which was established in 1935 and is Japan’s oldest mosque. Besides providing prayer services for local Muslims, it also serves as a community hub for the city’s Muslim population.

Kobe Mosque

Kobe Muslim Friendly Travel Guidebook

The guidebook is composed of 20 pages and is available in English and Bahasa Indonesia. Its design is tailored to meet the needs and interests of Muslim travelers. The non-use of pork and alcohol in restaurants is clearly indicated through easy-to-understand pictograms.

Kobe Muslim Friendly Travel Guidebook (PDF)

The guidebook also introduces various dining options, including restaurants that serve halal Kobe beef, a popular choice among inbound tourists, as well as halal restaurants run by local Muslims. The historical significance of Kobe Mosque, which is the oldest existing mosque in Japan and has overcome the devastation of war, is also featured in the guidebook.

In addition, the guidebook provides information on 4 prayer spaces located in the city. This guidebook is an excellent resource for Muslim travelers visiting Kobe and looking for halal-friendly options to enjoy their trip.

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Kobe Beef Steak SAKURA

Address Lion Building Sannomiya-kan 2F, 2-7-10 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe  〒650-0011 
Halal Gourmet Japan
Opening Hour [Lunch] 11:30-15:00 [Dinner] 17:30-22:30

Tsuki Usagi

Address Grand Coast Building 8F,  2-11-5 Kitanagasadori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 〒650-0012
Halal Gourmet Japan
Opening Hour [Lunch] 12:00~14:00(完全予約制) [Dinner] 17:00~24:00

Teppanyaki Steak MISONO Kobe Main Shop

Address Misono Building 7-8F, 1-1-2 Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 〒650-0011
Halal Gourmet Japan
Opening Hour [Lunch] 11:30~14:30 [Dinner] 17:00~22:00

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