Family and Kids in Hiroshima

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Hiroshima? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Hiroshima, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Hiroshima.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Hiroshima for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    Park

    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 park is a reminder of the horrific past of the city. Spread across over 120,000 square meters, the park is home to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the Genbaku Dome (aka A-Bomb Dome or Hiroshima...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Hiroshima Castle

    Family and Kids

    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 keep of the castle in 5 stories tall. Surrounded by a moat, the castle was destroyed in 1945 during the atomic bombing. Thirteen years later, its main keep was rebuilt with an attractive wooden exte...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Shukkei-en

    Garden

    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 miniature valleys, mountains, forests, ponds and small islands in these ponds! The Shukkei-en has a history dating back to 1620. However, during the atomic bombings, all the buildings within the gar...Read more
  4. Amazing Hiroshima attraction for kids
    Ground Zero

    Family and Kids

    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 a side street behind the A-bomb dome. A humble site, it will make you question the necessity of war.
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Hiroshima Museum Of Art

    Family and Kids

    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 foundation. On display are paintings that comprise Modern European paintings (concentrating on French Impressionists’ art work) and Japanese oil paintings from after the Meiji Period to the current ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Hiroshima
    Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

    Family and Kids

    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 features non-Japanese artists who influenced contemporary Japanese art, like Salvador Dali and Picasso. The museum owns over 3500 pieces of marvellous art.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

    Park, Zoo

    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. In total, there are around 1,500 land animals and around 5,000 fish. The zoo is divided into sections. The more popular ones are the Baboon Mountain, Africa, Pichiku Park and the Snakes and Nocturn...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai

    Park

    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 Shopping Mall. Many shops, izakaya (Japanese-style pubs), eateries and clubs can be found here. To put things into perspective, the Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai covers a distance of 600 metres and hous...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Hiroshima Children's Museum

    Children Museum

    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 museum, it also has a planetarium and a library. There are two floors of activities for kids to enjoy while learning about science. At the science discovery area, kids learn about gravity, electric...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Hiroshima City Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Family and Kids

    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 renowned architect Kisho Kurokawa. The museum has more than 1,400 works of art on display. Apart from this the museum also organizes special exhibitions. A couple of really helpful services the museum...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Hiroshima City Transportation Museum

    Family and Kids

    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 library and it organizes ‘Science Shows’. The second floor offers many alluring exhibits of old and new transportation in Japan and from around the world. The 3rd and 4th floors feature a f...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Hiroshima Bay

    Family and Kids

    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 area and dining at one of the many restaurants and food stalls. Don't forget to try out the oysters. They taste out of the world! In the evening, the bay area comes alive with romantic sunset crui...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Mitaki-dera

    Family and Kids

    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 statues. A hike of about 15 minutes from the train station takes you up to the shady temple paths. The temple premises look like a fairytale with an enchanted feeling to them. A hidden gem in Hirosh...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Okonomimura

    Theme Park

    Okonomi-mura is a Hiroshima style okonomiyaki food theme park which has almost 24 restaurants which serve Okonomiyaki sauce created for Okonomi-mura. Now this definitely is one of the most typical and authentic dishes of the place, so you must visit here to know all about this speciality. Noodles, seafood, meats, vegetables and sauce make this dish worth trying. The flavours put in it are very ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
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    Family and Kids

    If you are craving to munch down pizza of best kind while touring in the location of Nishi Ward, Hiroshima, then you can surely visit the Pizza Riva. It is an Italian restaurant that is celebrated among its customers for serving excellent quality pizza of multiple kinds. It is a non-smoking and family-friendly bistro that was built in the year 1997. Since then, this eatery has been serving fres...Read more