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About Hiroshima

If, while in Japan you are looking for a modern, cosmopolitan city with a lot of great food and nightlife head down to Honshu Province in Southern Japan and stop in the port city of Hiroshima. More than just a city, with good food, Hiroshima boasts many museums, including the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, along with several art museums. If festivals are your thing, then you might want to visit the city during the Flower or Sake Festivals. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to see there in the abundant natural beauty of the sea and mountains that surround Hiroshima.

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Itsukushima Shrine
4.7/5
172 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Itsukushima Shrine is located on the island of Jeju in the city of Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It is mainly dedicated to the ancient goddess of the sea in Japan. The Itsukushima Shrine is built on the intertidal zone of the Seto Inland Seashore. The large torii standing in the sea in front is a landmark of the island called the “Three Views of Japan”. In addition to most of the architectural structures, the Itsukushima Shrine has been designated as a national treasure by the Japanese government. The shrine also houses many precious items.
Miyajima
4.6/5
189 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Miyajima is also called Jeong Island. It is located in the southwestern part of Hiroshima Prefecture. When you come to Miyajima, you can see the Yanshima Shrine, which is built by the sea, and its vermilion big bird house standing in the sea. This is the famous landscape of Miyajima. . If you stay in Miyajima, the Yanshima Shrine and the Big Birds in the early morning are especially sacred and peaceful. In addition to the Yanshima Shrine, Miyajima has many temples worth visiting.
The Atomic Bomb Dome
4.4/5
118 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Monument
The first blast vault, otherwise called the Hiroshima Peace Monument, is situated on the banks of the Yuan Anchuan River in the focal point of Hiroshima. In 1945, the US military besieged Hiroshima with a nuclear bomb. About every one of the structures close to the blast focus were wrecked to the ground. Just the arch was scarcely standing and not dumped. The site of the building is presently safeguarded as a commemoration to the occasion and is incorporated into the World Heritage List. The inside of the building is not open and must be seen outside the fence around it. The semi-roundabout steel outline shape and broken dividers at the best are recorded witnesses.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
4.5/5
105 Reviews
City Park
This museum is, from a moral and historical standpoint, one that perhaps all visitors to Hiroshima should visit. It contains heartbreaking and informative exhibitions and items connected with that fateful August 6th day in 1945. In addition to historical records, contemporary exhibits here attest to the continued threat of nuclear arms. There is thankfully a wealth of information in English for the international visitor. The museum is located in Peace Memorial Park .

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Hiroshima
Hiroshima, once a war-torn City, has many scenic spots to visit besides the remains caused by the explosion of an atomic bomb. Of course, Miyajima, not far from Hiroshima, should definitely be visited. There are world heritage sites, the Itsukushima Shrine, cute sika deer, and the natural and pristine Mt. Misen. After climbing to the top of the mountain, you can also overlook the beautiful scenery of the inland sea of Seto.
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Japan has a great enthusiasm for world heritage. From their first 4 most important world heritage sites at the end of 1993, there have been new projects almost every year. So far, 21 sites have been listed in the world heritage list, including 17 cultural heritage sites and 4 natural heritage sites.
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