Port Island (ポートアイランド, Pōto Airando) is an artificial island in Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan. It was constructed between 1966-1980 (Phase 1) and 1987-2009 (Phase 2) at Port of Kobe, and officially opened with an exposition called "Portopia '81." It now houses a heliport, numerous hotels, a large convention center, the UCC Coffee Museum, Japan's third IKEA store, and several parks.

Port Island

The Port Liner automated guideway transit system connects Port Island to Sannomiya Station and to Kobe Airport.


See alsoEdit

  • Rokkō Island - another artificial island in Kobe, housing port facilities and residential and commercial buildings.


  1. ^ "神戸市:海空陸の総合ターミナル 港湾施設".

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Coordinates: 34°40′N 135°13′E / 34.667°N 135.217°E / 34.667; 135.217