Location

Local 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 …

Kintai Bridge (Yamaguchi)

Kintai Bridge (Yamaguchi)

The graceful five-arched Kintai Bridge, with Mt. Shiroyama at its back, is a scene right out 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 …