Sights in Hiroshima

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Machinami Take Kobo (Town Bamboo Workshop)

Located in an area renowned for its bamboo, Machinami Take Kobo (Town Bamboo Workshop) presents demonstrations of bamboo handicrafts being made, and visitors ca

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Saihou-ji Temple / Fumeikaku

Sometimes described as Hiroshima's own Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Saiho-ji Temple features a main shrine and fumeikaku viewing platform. It was also immortalized in

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Alley Karasukojima

Alley populated by old red brick ammunition warehouses on one side and waterfront submarines, destroyer ships and minesweepers on the other.

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Former Ota Residence

A number of historic merchant houses restored to their former glory, showcasing the history of their owners who were established brewers of medicinal liquor.

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Fukuzen-ji Temple Taichoro Reception Hall

Built in around 1690, Fukuzen-ji Temple's Taichoro Reception Hall, or Taichoro Guesthouse as it is sometimes known, offers a spectacular view of the sea and nea

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Yamato Museum (Kure Maritime Museum)

This maritime museum located in the port town of Kure earned its nickname because of the large-scale model of the battleship Yamato displayed in the museum lobb

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Tomonoura

A port town in Hiroshima Prefecture facing the Seto Inland Sea, Tomonoura (鞆の浦) exhibits a sleepy charm.

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Okunoshima (Rabbit Island)

Located in the Inland Sea of Japan, this small island is accessible by ferry from Tadanoumi and Omishima. It is famous for its large rabbit population which has

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Okonomiyaki Komitei

This is a Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki restaurant close to the Miyajima Ferry Station.

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River Sightseeing Boat Pier

Ferries leave from this pier to Miyajima Island. Please check their schedule on the website.

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Okinado

Located only 1 minute from Hiroden-Miyajimaguchi Station, Okinado specializes in traditional Japanese sweets.

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Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street

Not to be confused with Omotesando Avenue in Tokyo, Omotesando Shopping Street is one of the busiest places in Miyajima, packed with souvenir shops and restaura

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Sarasvati

Located on Miyajima Island, Sarasvati serves different types of coffee inside a former storehouse building from the early 1900s.

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Miyajima Island

Located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay, Miyajima, formally known as Itsukushima, is one of Hayashi Razan's "Three Views of Japan", a list of Japan's three mo

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Hiroshima Station

Hiroshima Station is operated by JR West and the main train station in Hiroshima. It is the terminal station for several lines, and all Sanyo Shinkansen trains

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Koriyama Castle Honmaru Remains

Koriyama Castle was the residence of the Mori family, who ruled the Akinokuni region during the Sengoku period.

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Fukuyama Castle

Fukuyama Castle, also called Hisamatsu Castle, was built in 1622 by Mizuno Katsunari.

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Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival

Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival is held just 400m away from Itsukushima Shrine's torii gate.