It was a grey day in Kobe but we were lucky that there's no rain at all. The sky got brightened up eventually. We went to Shin-Kobe station and found the way to the Ropeway Station up to the Herbs Garden with the beautiful city view.
Price: 1120yen/round trip + garden ticket
It was 1400 but you can get the coupon 20% off from Shin-Kobe Station.