Around 30 minutes by car from Arima Onsen is the Ogo Roadside Station. In Japan, there are many of these roadside stations that act as rest stops along roads and highways. The first to be created in Kobe City, Ogo Roadside Station sells a variety of locally grown fresh vegetables as well as other local products. There are also many agricultural products like rice, bamboo work and crafts that make for great souvenirs. While you’re there, check out the restaurants featuring delicious traditional Japanese dishes like soba, all prepared using local ingredients.
10:00-17:00 / *Public toilets, parking and public telephone are available 24 hours a day.
New Years holiday period (Dec. 31- Jan. 4)
643-1 Ogo Aza Kobogaki Ogo-cho, Kita-ku Kobe, 6511603