Location

Kintai Bridge (Yamaguchi)

The graceful five-arched Kintai Bridge, with Mt. Shiroyama at its back, is a scene right out of a woodblock print. Access to the Iwakuni Castle, which offers a spectacular view, by cable car.
Access

  • 1 hour by car
Kintai Bridge (Yamaguchi)

Nearby Attractions

Yamato Museum (in Kure)

Yamato Museum (in Kure)

This museum introduces the history of Kure, which was formerly the foremost naval harbor in Asia, …

Ski slopes in northern Hiroshima prefecture

Ski slopes in northern Hiroshima prefecture

With some ski slopes accessible in just an hour and a half from the city, Hiroshima’s slopes are …

Shuhodo (Yamaguchi)

Shuhodo (Yamaguchi)

A limestone cave under the Akiyoshidai plateau. A fantastic work of nature, carved by …

Shukkeien Garden

Shukkeien Garden

This garden is famous for its flowers. It is a tranquil garden inspired by beautiful landscape of Lake …

Onomichi

Onomichi

The stone steps and slopes of Onomichi have been the setting of many films and literary works. …

Motoujina National Park

Motoujina National Park

Motoujina is a beatiful island in Hiroshima bay.
In 1950 it was designated as a national …

Miyajima Island

Miyajima Island

A boat leaves from Motoujina Pier in front of the hotel. Itsukushima Shrine is a World Heritage Site. …

Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge (Ehime)

Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge (Ehime)

Completed in 1999, the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridge is world’s first bridge to be comprised of …

JMSDF Kure Museum

JMSDF Kure Museum

This museum contains exhibits about submarines and minesweepers. Visitors can get a close look at …

Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane)

Iwami-Ginzan Silver Mine (Shimane)

This was one of the most famous silver mines in Japan. Registered as a World Heritage Site in 2007, it …

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

There is a museum, a peace memorial hall, as well as many monuments surrounded by …

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle, nicknamed the Carp Castle, was built by Mori Terumoto in the 16th century. …

Former Imperial Japanese Naval Academy (Etajima)

Former Imperial Japanese Naval Academy (Etajima)

The building of the former Imperial Naval Academy is a beautiful red-brick building. The building …

Takehara

Takehara

Takehara city has been additionally approved as the Japan Heritage of “Kitamae-bune …

Bayside Beach

Bayside Beach

Hiroshima is blessed with numerous bathing beaches along the seacoast and on the islands, and there …