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Dive! Hiroshima Official Guide

Dive! Hiroshima Official Guide

    We will introduce a course where you can enjoy not only the two World Heritage sites that Hiroshima is proud of, but also attractive spots in Yamaguchi prefecture.

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    Peace Memorial Park

    Travel time : Approx. 90 minutes

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    〒730-0811 1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi

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    082-504-2390

    〒730-0811 1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi

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    082-504-2390

    Atomic Bomb Dome

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    〒730-0051 1-10 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-242-7831

    It was

    built in 1915 by the design supervision of the Czech architect Jan Letzl, and was familiar to citizens by its characteristic green dome. The atomic bomb exploded about 160 meters southeast of this building, 600 meters above the sky, and the building was wrecked and burned down. After that, it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1996 as a symbol of a pledge for the abolition of nuclear weapons and permanent peace, as well as conveying the reality of the atomic bombing.

    〒730-0051 1-10 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-242-7831

    On foot About 5 minutes

    Cenotaph for the A-bomb Victims

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    It

    was designed by architect Kenzo Tange with the desire to rebuild Hiroshima as a peaceful city, and the roof part is shaped like a Japanese house with the desire to protect the spirits of the victims of the atomic bomb from rain and dew. A list of the victims of the atomic bomb is stored in the stone chamber in the center.

    On foot About 1 minute

    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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    〒730-0811 1-2 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi

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    082-241-4004

    The

    museum was opened in 1955 (Showa 30) with the aim of conveying the actual situation of the damage caused by the atomic bomb to people around the world and contributing to the abolition of nuclear weapons, which is Hiroshima’s heart, and the realization of world peace. It consists of the East Building and the Main Building, and collects and exhibits photographs and materials showing the survivors’ belongings and the devastation of the atomic bombing, and introduces the history of Hiroshima before and after the atomic bombing, and the situation of the nuclear age.

    〒730-0811 1-2 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi

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    082-241-4004

    On foot Approx. 15 minutes

    Lunch in the prefectural office area Approx. 90 minutes

    On foot Approx. 15 minutes

    Hiroshima Castle

    Travel time : Approx. 45 minutes

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    〒730-0011 21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-221-7512
    082-227-7875
    観光バス駐車場について:中央公園RCC前守衛室

    It is a

    castle built by Terumoto Mori, known as one of the Five Elders of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. It was destroyed by the atomic bomb, but the exterior was restored in Showa 33 (1958). Currently, it is a historical museum with the theme of samurai culture. The performances by the Aki Hiroshima Bushotai, which are held every Sunday, are also popular.

    〒730-0011 21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-221-7512
    082-227-7875
    観光バス駐車場について:中央公園RCC前守衛室

    On foot About 10 minutes

    Shukkeien

    Travel time : Approx. 75 minutes

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    〒730-0014 2-11 Kaminoboricho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-221-3620

    Ueda Songa, known as a tea master, was built as a garden for the villa of the Asano family on the orders of the lord of Hiroshima Asano Nagaakira. The park, which is said to have been named “Shukkeien” because it was created in imitation of China’s world-famous scenic spot “West Lake,” changes its expression throughout the four seasons and entertains visitors. The soft-serve ice cream and shaved ice cream from “Sensuitei” are also popular with families.

    〒730-0014 2-11 Kaminoboricho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

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    082-221-3620

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    World Heritage Sea Route

    Travel time : Approx. 45 minutes

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    1-9, Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, 730-0051

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    Maritime traffic connecting the Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima in about 45 minutes one way. On a cruise ship connecting Motoyasu Pier and Miyajima No. 3 Pier on the other side of the Peace Memorial Park, you can move between the two World Heritage Sites without transferring while watching the cityscape of Hiroshima from the venue. The sea route leading from the river to the sea is full of openness with sparkling sunlight.

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    1-9, Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, 730-0051

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    Walk from Miyajima Pier Approx. 12 minutes

    Itsukushima Shrine

    Travel time : Approx. 45 minutes

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    〒739-0588 1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2020
    9:00~16:00

    Registered as a World Heritage Site, it is one of the most famous shrines in Japan known for its bold and original layout and architectural beauty. The vermilion-lacquered shrine, which is connected by a corridor, seems to float in the sea when the tide is full. After visiting the main shrine, let’s take a commemorative photo with your family against the backdrop of the vermilion-lacquered Great Torii that rises above the sea surface from the front of the fire (Hitasaki) protruding into the sea.

    〒739-0588 1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2020
    9:00~16:00

    On foot About 1 minute

    Kameisan Hokoin Daiganji

    Travel time : Approx. 25 minutes

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    〒739-0588 3 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-0179

    It is said that the monk Ryokai revived in the Kamakura period, and he was responsible for the repair and construction of Itsukushima Shrine. Itsukushima Benzaiten, one of Japan’s top three Benzaiten, is enshrined in the main hall, and the shoin at the back of the main hall is known as the place where the shogunate’s warship magistrate Kaishu Katsu and Choshu’s envoy held peace talks at the end of the Edo period.

    〒739-0588 3 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-0179

    On foot Approx. 3 minutes

    Anago rice fujitaya

    Travel time : About 50 minutes

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    125-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima 739-0524

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    0829-44-0151

    This restaurant was the

    first restaurant to receive a star as an eel dish in the Michelin Guide. There are plenty of 2 conger eel in the bowl, and the elegant sweetness of the sauce is excellent. It will end as soon as it is sold out, so we recommend visiting early.

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    125-2 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima 739-0524

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    0829-44-0151

    On foot Approx. 3 minutes

    Miyajima Daihonzan Daishoin

    Travel time : About 50 minutes

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    〒739-0531 210 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-0111

    It is the oldest temple in Miyajima, and it is the head temple of Miyajima with a history of 1200 years since Kukai founded Mt. Misen. If you visit a number of Buddha statues, including the Eleven-faced Kanzeon Bosatsu, you will feel naturally solemn. The quiet environment and good view are also attractive, such as Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who achieved the unification of the country, holds a grand poetry party here.

    〒739-0531 210 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-0111

    On foot Approx. 12 minutes

    Momijidani Park

    Travel time : About 40 minutes

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    Momijidani, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2011

    It is a

    park located at the foot of the Misen Primeval Forest, which is designated as a natural monument. There are about 700 maple trees, and the fall foliage dyed in fiery crimson is famous, but fresh green in spring and deep green in summer are also beautiful, and you can enjoy the beauty of each season along with the valley flowing deep in the mountain gorge.

    Momijidani, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2011

    On foot About 10 minutes

    Five-story pagoda

    Travel time : Approx. 35 minutes

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    〒739-0588 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2020
    嚴島神社

    A

    vivid vermilion five-story pagoda that can be seen from everywhere in Miyajima. The splendid building combining Japanese and Chinese styles was built in 1407 and is a national important cultural property. The height is 27.6m, and its beautiful appearance is a perfect commemorative photo spot for families.

    〒739-0588 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi

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    0829-44-2020
    嚴島神社

    Start here first! The royal road from Hiroshima to Iwakuni

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    Kintaikyo

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    〒741-0062 Iwakuni City Iwakuni 1-chome

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    0827-29-5107
    岩国市錦帯橋課

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    total length of 193.3 m with a wooden five-row arch bridge. It is a wooden bridge named one of the three most famous bridges in Japan. Since its completion in 1673 during the Edo period, it continues to fascinate people with its beautiful appearance thanks to the technology that has been passed down continuously. If you look up the back side of the Kintaikyo Bridge from the riverbed, you can see the artistic “technique of kigumi”.

    〒741-0062 Iwakuni City Iwakuni 1-chome

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    0827-29-5107
    岩国市錦帯橋課

    On foot About 5 minutes to about 20 minutes

    Iwakuni sushi

    Travel time : Approx. 75 minutes

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    Oshizushi, a specialty of Iwakuni, has been eaten in Iwakuni Castle, and is also known as “tonosama sushi”. Sushi that combines gorgeous appearance, taste, and volume, such as lotus root, shiitake mushrooms, and kinshi eggs, which are local specialties of Iwakuni, are popular as local dishes unique to the Iwakuni region.

    On foot Approximately 5 to 20 minutes

    Kikko Park

    Travel time : Approx. 75 minutes

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    〒741-0081 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City

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    0827-29-5116
    岩国市観光振興課

    The

    remains of the residence of the former Iwakuni feudal lord Yoshikawa family are being maintained in the park. The vast park is dotted with buildings reminiscent of the feudal era, such as the Mekada family house, Kinunkaku, and Kikka-jinja Shrine. There are many seasonal flowers planted in the park, and it is also recommended to spend a leisurely time looking at the flowers that bloom every season.

    〒741-0081 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City

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    0827-29-5116
    岩国市観光振興課

    About 8 minutes on foot to Iwakuni Castle Ropeway Sanroku Station

    Ropeway About 3 minutes to Iwakuni Castle Ropeway Summit Station

    On foot Approx. 7 minutes

    Iwakuni Castle

    Travel time : About 60 minutes

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    〒741-0081 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City

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    0827-29-5116
    岩国市観光振興課

    It was

    built by Hiroie Yoshikawa, the first lord of the Iwakuni Domain, in 1608 (1608) in the early Edo period, and the exterior was restored in Showa 37 (1962). It is located on the summit of Yokoyama, a natural fortress surrounded by the meandering Nishiki River, and is known as a scenic spot where you can see not only the Kintai Bridge, but also the Seto Inland Sea if it is clear.

    〒741-0081 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City

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    0827-29-5116
    岩国市観光振興課

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