On a visit to Hiroshima you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Hiroshima. These places are what Hiroshima is all about. These must see places in Hiroshima will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi 730-0811, Japan
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
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,...
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21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 ...
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2-11 Kaminoboricho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, Japan
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 at...
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1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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.
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3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 painti...
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2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0014 Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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.
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, ...
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 Sho...