Culture & History in Hiroshima

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Learn about the times immediately and shortly after the atomic bombing Along with the Atomic Bomb Dome, this is a place for learning about the atomic...

The Atomic Bomb Dome

A building damaged and exposed at a very short distance from the hypocenter The building was designed by a Czech architect Jan Letzel and was opened...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Peace Memorial Park is located near the hypocenter Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is on the opposite side of the Atomic Bomb Dome across a river. Pray...

Hiroshima Castle

A reconstructed brilliant castle Hiroshima Castle is a 15-minute walk either from the JR Hiroshima Station or from the Atomic Bomb Dome. The castle...

Shukkei-en

A garden that displays a variety of picturesque sceneries within a condensed area A strolling garden around a pond is a style that was often seen in...

Mitaki-dera Temple

A temple to enjoy the serenity despite its proximity to downtown By car, it is only a 10-minute drive from the core of the city of Hiroshima. Locate...

Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine

A shrine dedicated to the war dead which prays for peace Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine, which is built upon the grounds for Hiroshima Castle, has a serene...

Miyajima Omotesando Arcade

Noontime bustle and nighttime illumination One of the three routes heading to Itsukishima Shrine from Miyajima Pier, Miyajima Omotesando Arcade is t...

Senko-ji Temple (Senko-ji Park)

Senko-ji Park selected as one of the Top 100 Places for Cherry Blossoms Senko-ji Park is located on the north side of Onomichi Station, and spans fr...

Kure Maritime Museum(Yamato Museum)

The home of the Yamato Just a 5-minute walk from Kure Station, the Yamato Museum is located across from the JMSDF Kure Museum. The city of Kure was...

Itsukushima Shrine

A view drastically changed by the tides Itsukushima shrine is constructed in the architectural style of the Heian period (794 – 1185); it is a...

Itsukushima (Miyajima)

A popular spot that attracts close to 3 million visitors annually The island that sits atop the Seto Inland Sea with a circumference of 30km has bee...

Preserved District of Takehara

Takehara, the Little Kyoto of Aki The profound townscape and townspeople culture were created from the development of salt field cultivation along t...

Machiya Street

Spend a leisurely time in a historic townscape One of three routes leading to Itsukishima Shrine from Miyajima Pier, Machiya Street, which is locate...

Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center (Miyajiman Workshop)

A facility where you can experience the traditional culture of Miyajima The Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center – Miyajiman Workshop is located...

Mazda Museum

The grounds are so big that a bus is needed to go from the headquarters building to the museum When it comes to talking about a Hiroshima corporation...

Wood Egg Okonomiyaki Museum

3 courses to get that up-close and personal feeling for okonomiyaki Okonomiyaki is the soul food of Hiroshima. And at Wood Egg Okonomiyaki Museum wh...

Mt. Misen

Various routes matching one’s time and stamina to get to the top Mt. Misen has an altitude of 535m. The view from the peak takes in a huge pan...

Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

Memoirs translated into 18 languages Run by the national government, this memorial hall was built to commemorate the atomic bomb victims; it is locat...

Houkoku Shrine (Senjokaku)

Adjacent to the main hall of Itsukishima Shrine, the enormous Senjokaku stands out The shrine, which is also known as Senjokaku, is big enough to fi...