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Hiroshima

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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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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
4.4/5
96 Reviews
City Park

1-1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima Prefecture

Miyajima
4.6/5
172 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.

Itsukushima Shrine
4.7/5
145 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.

Itsukushima Floating Torii Gate
4.6/5
61 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site

Otorii is a red building on the beach in front of the Itsukushima Shrine in Japan and is the iconic landscape of Miyajima. When the sea rises in high tide, the semi-flooded Otorii looks mysterious and spectacular, especially when viewed from the Hitasama stage stretching out from the shrine. After the ebb, tourists can go straight to the bottom of Otorii for a closer look. At dusk, the golden sky highlights the magnificence of Otorii, making it a perfect time to take photos. The shrine and Otorii will be lit up by the lights at night, which is also beautiful.

Hiroshima Weather

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Oct 19, 2019
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Oct 21, 2019
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Oct 22, 2019
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