Municipal Arboretum, also known as the Kobe City Forest Botanical Garden, is a 142.6-hectare botanical garden and arboretum located near Mount Maya
at 4-1 Nakaichiri-yama, Shimotanigami, Yammada-cho, Kita-ku
, Kobe, Japan
. It is operated by the city and open daily except Wednesdays; an admission fee is charged.
The arboretum was established in 1940 and now contains approximately 1,200 kinds of trees and shrubs from Japan as well as other parts of Asia
, Australasia, Europe
, and North America
, with good collections of cherry trees, conifers, hydrangea, and rhododendrons.