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Hiroshima

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  • Peace Park and Memorial Museum

    Hiroshima Things to Do

    A hypocenter is defined as the point directly below the center of the explosion of an atomic bomb, but it is also used to refer to the point in the earth where an earthquake occurs. In Hiroshima, the hypocenter of the atomic bombing of 6 August 1945 is marked by a small plaque 580 feet below the point of the airborne explosion. The plaque stands...

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  • Rihga Royal Hotel Hiroshima

    Hiroshima Hotels

    (last date stayed - Aug. 24, 2007) Rihga Royal Hotel single room - JPY 13,000 5% consumption tax...

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  • Okonomi-mura

    4 out of 5 stars

    Hiroshima Restaurants

    Okonomiyaki is like a thin pancake, with cabbage, ginger, noodles, egg and a host of other things to choose from. You’ll find no better place to sample okonomiyaki than in Hiroshima. Okonomi-mura has 3 floors of okonomiyaki restaurants packed into one place and you can’t wrong with any of them. You won’t be sorry for going there! If you’re like me,...

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Miyajima

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  • Itsukushima Shrine

    Miyajima Things to Do

    The Noh Stage at Itsukushima stands in the water near the western side of the shrine. The first No stafe was constructed in 1605, and the current stage was built in 1640. This is one of the few buildings that has never been painted. On this stage there are several events including the Peach Blossom Festival in April and a tea offering ceremony...

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  • Tahoto (Two-Story Pagoda)

    Miyajima Things to Do

    The Tahoto, Two-Story Pagoda, was constructed around 1523. Originally a Buddhist Temple, it was converted to a Shinto Shrine during the Meiji Restoration. The pagoda is surrounded with cherry trees, making it a good local spot for hanami in the springtime.

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  • Itsukushima's Noh Stage

    Miyajima Things to Do

    The Noh Stage at Itsukushima stands in the water near the western side of the shrine. The first No stafe was constructed in 1605, and the current stage was built in 1640. This is one of the few buildings that has never been painted. On this stage there are several events including the Peach Blossom Festival in April and a tea offering ceremony...

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Onomichi

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  • Mt Senkoji Ropeway

    Onomichi Things to Do

    When in Onomichi, I definitely recommend taking the ropeway up the hill to Senkoji temple. From there you get a great view of the Seto Inland sea, and neighbouring Mukaijima Island. There is an observation building at the top as well as the various buildings that make up Senkoji.Mind you though, it is possible to walk up as well, although most...

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  • Bella Vista Sakaigahama

    Onomichi Hotels

    1344-2 Urasaki-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0551, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Ramen Noodles

    Onomichi Restaurants

    Onomichi Ramen seems to be very popular as evidenced by the queues waiting to eat at the various noodle shops in town. There is even a 'ramen map' which shows were the various shops are located.We waited for around 20 minutes to get into this one, and it was worth the wait. Not expensive either, good value. This one in particular is right near the...

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Fukuyama

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  • Fukuyama Castle

    Fukuyama Things to Do

    Fukuyama Castle was built in 1622. The castle almost survived World War II but was destroyed on August 8, 1945, two days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and one day before Nagasaki. The current castle was rebuilt in 1956.Inside the keep there are many artifacts, and the view from the top is nice, especially the view of the cathedral, which is...

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  • Castle Inn Fukuyama

    Fukuyama Hotels

    1-2-1 Marunochi, Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0061, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Holocaust Memorial Museum

    Fukuyama Things to Do

    The Holocaust Memorial Museum (also called the Holocaust Education Center) is an interesting museum filled with artifacts from the Holocaust collected by Makoto Otsuka after meeting Otto Frank (father of Anne Frank) in 1971. The two men became friends and eventually inspired Makoto to try and educate Japanese people about the Holocaust, because in...

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Kure

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  • Yamato Museum

    Kure Things to Do

    The Yamato Museum is dedicated to educating people about the famous Battleship Yamato, although the museum has a wide variety of exhibits.The Yamato was the most advanced ship built in its time and even today it is said to rival modern ships however, by the time it was completed in WWII fighter planes had made the battleships less useful and the...

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  • Comfort Hotel Kure

    Kure Hotels

    2-38 Takara-machi, Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, 737-0029, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Irifuneyama Park and Memorial Museum

    Kure Things to Do

    Irifuneyama Park is really not a park; it's where the former Naval Headquarters is located along with related buildings that have been moved here. Two of the sites are just outside the entrance to the memorial park, the home of Admiral Togo during his time as the Naval commander and the clock tower from the Navy's engineering department built in...

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