A visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is essential. Pay respects to the victims by hearing their stories about the 1945 atomic bomb.
Shukkeien Garden is a scenic garden landscape close to Hiroshima Castle, and resembles valleys, mountains, and forests throughout Japan.
A visit to Hiroshima Castle is a must while in town. The museum and grounds offer a fascinating insight into Hiroshima’s history.
Okonomimura is 3 levels of Hiroshima style okonomiyaki joints in one big, fun, sizzling dining experience. Grab a seat at the teppan and dig in!
UNESCO listed Itsukushima shrine, on the sacred Miyajima Island, is one of Japan’s top three scenic spots and has a unique “floating” design.
Daisho-in Temple on Miyajima has a history stretching back over 1,200 years. Head there for statues, glittering treasures and stunning autumn colours.
With a name meaning “maple viewing valley park”, Momijidani park on Miyajima is one of the best spots to see Autumn colours in Japan.
Visit the Mazda Museum to learn more about this famous car company from Hiroshima and even get a glimpse of its active assembly line.
Established in 1648, the Toshogu shrine pays tribute to the first Shogun of Tokugawa Shogunate, Tokugawa Ieyasu. Build on the foot of mount Futabayama, it provides scenic views over the city and caste of Hiroshima.
Miyajima’s Toyokuni Shrine, high on a hill, overlooking Hiroshima Bay, features a beautiful 15th Century Pagoda and the 16th Century Senjokaku Pavilion.