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Harbor of Kobe

Harbor of Kobe Japan
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Stock #: 498216
City: Kobe
Country: Japan
Postmark: 1926 Mar-09
PM City: New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The S. S. "Resolute" advises by cable Her departure from Kobe this evening through the beautiful inland Sea of Japan, bound for Shanghai, where she will arrive March 12. The passengers were highly pleased with the Shore Excursions, which included sightseeing at Kobe, in jinrikshas and special train trips to Kyoto, the delightful ancient capital, in the heart of old Japan, and Nara, with its famous temples and charming Deer Park. UNITED AMERICAN LINES KOBE contains many of Japan's fine temples, notably the Nanko, Shinkoji and Ikota temples. Nearby excursions include Osaka, the "Venice of the far East," Nara, where stands the huge statue of Buddha and the former palace of the Mikado. Kyoto, the shopper's paradise, and also noted for the beauty of its Geisha, or dancing girls.