Sights in Hiroshima

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Old Kasai House

Originally built as a house to a lord in the area in the Meiji era (1868-1912), this historic site has been preserved with the help of an NPO network in the are

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Taketsuru Shuzo Sake Brewery

The Taketsuru Shuzo sake is known in Japan for its' traditional production process, referred to as "Kimoto-zukuri" that modern sake breweries do not use. The Ta

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Shoren-ji Temple

Built in 1737 in the style of Jodo Shinshu sect of Buddhism, this temple is known locally for featuring the works of scholars in the town. The Shoren-ji Temple

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Takehara City Historical Folk Museum

Found in the "Small Kyoto" town of Takehara, this historical museum invites visitors to learn about the history of the town. A rare western-style building in th

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Takehara Historic Old Town

Also referred to as "Small Kyoto" this town in Hiroshima has many traditional Japanese style buildings, including breweries and various stores. The town is hom

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Setonaikai National Park

This seaside national park stretches across the regions Shikoku, Kinki and Chugoku, as well as many different prefectures.The Setonaikai Park contains many nota

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Gonokawa Canoe Park Sakugi

Located along Gonokawa River in Shimane Prefecture, this facility offers canoes and canoeing equipment for rent. Two hours west of Matsue Station, visitors can

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Yamadaya (Miyajima Main Store)

This snack shop has been in operation for over 70 years and offers momiji manju. Momiji manju is a maple-leaf shaped bun with jam filling. Momiji is the name fo

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Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art

Japan's first public art museum focusing on contemporary art, this venue overlooks Hiroshima City from Hiyajima Park. Designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa, it w

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Onomichi Port (Ekimae Kowan Car Park)

One of the terminals where bicycles can be rented for riding on the Shimanami Kaido route, this center offers a number of vehicles including adult, children, ta

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Giant Store (Onomichi)

Operated by professional cyclists, this store is located in the bike-friendly Onomichi U2 industrial-chic warehouse complex. Guests staying at the adjacent Hote

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Yard Cafe

This cafe/coffee shop is part of the Onomichi U2 complex catering to bicycle riders. A special feature of Yard Cafe's is its "ride through" window (open until 1

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Hotel Cycle

Housed in the Onomichi U2 complex, this bike-friendly hotel allows guests to check-in without getting off their bicycles. Most of the hotel rooms are equipped w

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Onomichi U2

This bike-themed industrial warehouse-style complex houses numerous businesses including a bike rental shop (Giant Store); cyclist-friendly hotel (Hotel Cycle);

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Miyajima Public Aquarium

At this aquarium, visitors can not only watch sea creatures go about their day, this is also a learning center. Here, young and old can study the environments a

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Miyajima History and Folklore Museum

This museum is situated inside a building from the 1800s. It used to be the private residence of the Egami family and is now a public historical archive. New ex

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Pokemon Center Hiroshima

This merchandise specialty store is located on the 6th floor of the Sogo department store. The goods shop themed after the Pokemon games and anime series offers

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Kuramoto-dori Yatai Strip

A conglomeration of street-food stalls massed near the industrial development off Kuramoto-dori. Most of the stalls are open from 18:30~ but closing times and d