Best Things To Do in Hiroshima, Japan

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Top Hiroshima Activities And Tours

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  • Private Full Day Hiroshima Tour
    Private Full Day Hiroshima Tour6 Reviews

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Visit the best parts of Hiroshima with a private car. You will be taken to the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima, where you'll s...

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  • Japanese Cultural Experience set of 3
    Japanese Cultural Experience set of 3

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Enjoy Japanese cultural lesson in 300-year old temple in Miyajima. Our mission is to have fun trough Japanese cultural activi...

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  • Private Miyajma Rickshaw Tour Including Itsukushima Shrine
    Private Miyajma Rickshaw Tour Including Itsukushima Shrine6 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    Discover Miyajima Island, also known as 'Island of Gods,' and considered to be one of the most scenic spots in Japan, on this...

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  • Trekking Tour of the World Heritage Miyajima
    Trekking Tour of the World Heritage MiyajimaNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Miyajima is an island and a world cultural heritage site that has been a hotspot of faith since ancient times. On this walkin...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hiroshima, Japan

Must see places in Hiroshima ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Hiroshima and point of interests to visit.

  1. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    # 1 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 2556 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    Tags: Park, Landmark, Walking Area, Memorial

    Address: 1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi 730-0811, Japan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, also known as the Heiwakinen Park, is a park in the middle of Hiroshima city that contains several memorials dedicated to the atomic bomb victims of Hiroshima. The p...Read more

  2. Hiroshima Castle

    # 2 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 2367 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Castle

    Tags: Castle, Architecture

    Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Fine example of a flatland castle, the Hiroshima Castle is also known as the Carp Castle. It was built in the year 1589 by Mori Terumoto and was an important seat of power in Western Japan. The main k...Read more

  3. Shukkei-en

    # 3 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 2127 times in trip plans
    Shukkei-en

    Tags: Forest, Mountain, Garden, Historical Site

    Address: 2-11 Kaminoboricho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Boasting of an annual footfall of 1,80,000, the Shukkei-en is a beautiful, fairy tale like garden situated in Hiroshima. Translated to English as ‘shrunken-scenery garden’, the place has m...Read more

  4. Ground Zero

    # 4 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 2467 times in trip plans
    Ground Zero

    Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Memorial

    Address: 1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The epicentre of the atomic bombing, the place where the bomb actually landed in Hiroshima is marked by a stone plaque. This marked site is the ‘ground zero’ of the bombing. It is situated...Read more

  5. Hiroshima Museum Of Art

    # 5 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1850 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, History Museum

    Address: 3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hiroshima Museum of Art is a non profit organization which was established in the year 1978 by Hiroshima Bank. It was established as a memorial of the 100th anniversary of the bank’s foundat...Read more

  6. Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

    # 6 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1691 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0014 Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This one is for the artists and art lovers. Head over to the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum if you have a few hours to spare. On display are paintings by artists of the region. The museum also featu...Read more

  7. Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

    # 7 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 853 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

    Tags: Park, Zoo

    Address: Asacho Oaza Dobutsuen, Asakita Ward, Hiroshima, 731-3355

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park opened on September 1, 1971 and is spread across an area of 25.6 hectares. The zoo is home to around 160 species of animals coming from Asia, Africa and Europe. ...Read more

  8. Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai

    # 8 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1998 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai

    Tags: Park, Mall, Shopping Center

    Address: 8-18 Hondori , Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0000,Hiroshima Prefecture

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai or just ‘Hondori’ for short, is the main shopping and entertainment street in the city. The area starts from the Peace Memorial Park and ends at the Parco Shop...Read more

  9. Hiroshima Children's Museum

    # 9 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1522 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Children's Museum

    Tags: Children Museum

    Address: 5-83 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Wondering where to take your kids while in Hiroshima? Well, head over to the Children’s Museum and watch your kids have a time of their life! The museum opened in 1980 and apart from the actual ...Read more

  10. Hiroshima City Museum Of Contemporary Art

    # 10 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1447 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima City Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art Museum, Architecture , Exhibition

    Address: 1-1 Hijiyama Koen, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 732-0815

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Opened in the year 1989, the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is Japan's first public museum dedicated to modern art. The architecture of the museum itself is stunning and was designed by ren...Read more

  11. Hiroshima City Transportation Museum

    # 11 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 991 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima City Transportation Museum

    Tags: Exhibition , Automobile Museum

    Address: 2-12-2, Chorakuji, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, 7310143

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located a short walk from the Chorakuji station, the museum has on display interesting exhibits about cars, trains, ferries, trams, monorails and aeroplanes. The first floor of the building has a libr...Read more

  12. Honkawa Elementary School Peace Museum

    # 12 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 892 times in trip plans
    Honkawa Elementary School Peace Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: 1-5-39 Honkawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi 730-0802

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Honkawa National School was constructed in the year 1928. At 410 metres, this school stood closest to ground zero. On that unfaithful day of the bombing, the school lost around 400 students and 10...Read more

  13. Mitaki-dera

    # 13 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1724 times in trip plans
    Mitaki-dera

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Waterfall, Walking Area

    Address: 411 Mitakiyama, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0805, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A scenic and serene walk along waterfalls and greenery takes you to the ancient temple of Mitaki-dera. Established in the year 809, the Shingon Buddhist temple has many Buddhist images and Jizo s...Read more

  14. Hiroshima Bay

    # 14 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima | Added 1616 times in trip plans
    Hiroshima Bay

    Tags: Outdoors, Water Body, Waterfront, Leisure

    Address: Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Situated around 20 minutes from the city of Hiroshima, the Hiroshima Bay is a bay situated between Hiroshima and Yamaguchi Prefectures. During the day, you can spend a leisurely time exploring the bay...Read more

  15. Art Cafe Elk

    # 15 of 147 Things To Do in Hiroshima
    Art Cafe Elk

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe

    Address: Japan, 〒730-0051 Hiroshima-ken, Hiroshima-shi, Naka-ku, Ōtemachi, 1 Chome−7−23, 中原ビル

    Timings: 09:30 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Art Cafe ELK is a beautiful café for all those who are vegetarian and are looking for some good food. Vegan Japanese platter is a must try, for it is not only impressive but tastes delicious. T...Read more

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