Hiroshima Tourist Guide

Miyajima

MiyajimaMiyajima has long been said to be “an island where the gods reside.” Its floating Itsukushima Shrine was registered as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
Access: No. 2 Public Train bound for Miyajima Board at Kamiya-cho nishi (West), get off at final destination, take ferry

Transit Time: Approx. 63min
One-Way:\440

A-bomb Dome & Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

A-bomb Dome & Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
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A historical witness to the horrors of nuclear weapons, the Genbaku Dome was registered as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was constructed at the site of the atom bomb’s drop point as a symbol of humankind’s desire for peace and the abolishment of nuclear weapons.

Access: 7min walk

Hiroshima Castle

Castle
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Built by Terumoto Mori in 1589. Tenshukaku was rebuilt following its destruction at the hands of the atom bomb.

Access: 10min walk

Shukkei-en

Shukkei-en
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Constructed in 1620 as a second residence for a feudal lord Nagaakira Asano. Well known for its beautiful flower garden, it is a great place to witness the changing of the seasons.

Access: 20min walk

Sandan-kyo

Sandan-kyo
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A canyon with streams, deep pools, and waterfalls of all sizes. We recommend coming in April and November to celebrate the fresh green of spring and the red leaves of autumn.
Access: Board the bus at Platform No. 7 bound for Sandan-kyo, then get off at the final destination (when taking an express bus)

Transit Time: Approx. 75min (when taking an express bus)
One-Way:\1,440 (when taking an express bus)

Yamato Museum

Yamato Museum
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Here visitors will find a 1/10 scale model of the Yamato battleship, relics salvaged from Yamato directly, last wills and testaments, Kaiten human torpedoes , and other Yamato objects
Access: Board the bus at Platform No. 6 bound for Kure/Aga/Hiro, then get off at Kure station.

Transit Time: Approx. 44min
One-Way:\720