HIROSHIMA ATTRACTIONS

Hiroshima Attractions - Hiroshima Tourist Attractions including Hiroshima Peace Park, Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome, Hiroshima Castle plus more Hiroshima Attractions.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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HIROSHIMA ATTRACTIONS

HIROSHIMA PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
Hiroshima, in in the western of Japan in Chugoku region. Hiroshima is of course famous for the atomic bombing and there are many memorials relating to this in and around Hiroshima Peace ...

HIROSHIMA CASTLES

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle
Hiroshima Castle is flatland style Japanese castle in Hiroshima city. Mori Terumoto ordered the construction Hiroshima Castle in 1589 and it was completed in 1591. Hiroshima Castle featured ...

HIROSHIMA LANDMARKS

A-bombed Gravestone
A-bombed Gravestone in the Remains of Jisenji Temple...

HIROSHIMA MUSEUMS and ART GALLERIES

Hiroshima Museum of Art

Hiroshima Museum of Art
Hiroshima Museum of Art was established in 1978 by Hiroshima Bank in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of its foundation. Hiroshima Museum of Art exhibits about 90 works of Modern Europ...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum focuses on the effects the Hiroshima Atomic Bombing had on the people of Hiroshima. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is within the Hiroshima Peace Memorial...

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, opened in 1996, exhibits paintings and sculptures by the artists born in Hiroshima including Hirayama Ikuo....

HIROSHIMA GARDENS and PARKS

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park contains many memorials to the people affected by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima including the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Memorial Cenotaph, Peace Pond a...

Shukkeien Garden

Shukkeien Garden
Shukkeien Garden Hiroshima sometimes known as Bridges in Shukkeien is one of the great Japanese gardens. Skukkeien Garden is also significant for its roll in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima....

Ueno Park Shobara
Ueno Park Shobara, is in Hiroshima, is most famous for its cherry blossom being considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots....

HIROSHIMA MONUMENTS

Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims

Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims
Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims is near the center of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and saddle-shaped monument formed out of concrete that covers a cenotaph holding the names of all of the p...

Childrens Peace Monument

Childrens Peace Monument
Childrens Peace Monument was built to commemorate Sadako Sasaki and the thousands of other child victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Sadako Sasaki is famous for attempting to fold o...

Clock Commemorating the Repatriation
Clock Commemorating the Repatriation of Those Who Chose to Return to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea...

Flame of Peace

Flame of Peace
The Flame of Peace represents two wrists pushed together with open palms facing up, which reflects the victims who were unable to satisfy their thirst for water. The Flame of Peace , designe...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Hiroshima Peace Memorial
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Domu) is commonly referred to as the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome. Hiroshima Peace Memorial is a memorial to those who died as a result of the atomic bombing ...

Information and Rest House

Information and Rest House
Information and Rest House was originally the Taishoya Kimono Shop, but had been taken over by the Hiroshima Prefecture Fuel Rationing Union in 1944. Even though the Information and Rest Hou...

Memorial Monument for the Hiroshima Municipal Commercial
Memorial Monument for the Hiroshima Municipal Commercial and Shipbuilding Industry Schools....

Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students

Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students
Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students is to commerate the roughly 6,300 students in middle and upper schools who died from the atomic bomb. During the last year of the war all students in...

Monument erected by Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd.
Monument erected by Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd. In Remembrance of Victims of the Atomic Bombing...

Monument for staffers of the Chugoku & Shikoku Civil Engineering
Monument for staffers of the Chugoku & Shikoku Civil Engineering Branch Office who died on Duty...

Peace Bell
Peace Bell is temple style bell cast by Masahiko Katori, a living national treasure. The Peace Bell features a map of the world without borders and the atomic symbol at the point where the l...

Peace Clock Tower

Peace Clock Tower
Peace Clock Tower designed by Shoji Ohata, features a spherical clock with three faces which chimes at 8:15am every day to mark the time of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The Peace Clock T...

Pond of Peace

Pond of Peace
Pond of Peace is part of the center piece of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The Pond of Peace surrounds the Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims and the Flame of Peace....

HIROSHIMA BRIDGES

Aioi Bridge

Aioi Bridge
Aioi Bridge originally had a third span which went from the centre of the main span across to what is now the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. This formed a distinctive T shaped bridge and was...

HIROSHIMA TRAIN STATIONS

Hiroshima Station

Hiroshima Station
Hiroshima Station is the centre of Hiroshima's public transport. Hiroshima Station includes platforms for the Shinkansen....

HIROSHIMA SHOPPING

Mitsukoshi Department Store Hiroshima
Mitsukoshi Department Store Hiroshima is part of an international department store chain founded in 1673 with the yago (shop name) Echigoya. The Mitsukoshi Department Store chain has its hea...

PARCO Hiroshima

PARCO Hiroshima
PARCO Hiroshima is one in the chain of PARCO department stores found through Japan. The first PARCO department store opened in Tokyo in 1953. PARCO Hiroshima is in Hiroshima....

HIROSHIMA RESTAURANTS

Okonomi Village

Okonomi Village
Okonomi Village contains 26 okonomiyaki eateries. Okonomiyaki is a savoury pancake made mainly from flour, potato and egg. Additional ingredients include cabbage, pork and sometimes cheese, ...

Author: Craig Fryer

HIROSHIMA ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Here is a list of some additional Hiroshima resources and web sites I have found on the web. These web sites include additional information which is not currently available on Go Japan Go.

galenfrysinger.com
Guide to Hiroshima history, Hiroshima Hiroshima gardens, Hiroshima pictures

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