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Kure Maritime History Science Museum

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #Museums of Art & Museums
  • #spot

It is a museum that prospered as Japan's number one naval arsenal and introduces science and technology such as the military port where the battleship "Yamato" was built, the history of Kure, shipbuilding, and steelmaking. In the hall, a huge model that reproduces the battleship "Yamato" on a 1/10 scale is exhibited, and you can observe it up close. In addition to the exhibition room where you can experience and experience the principles of science and technology centered on ships in an easy-to-understand manner, there is also a large material exhibition room where you can see valuable real materials such as the Zero Fighter Type Zero Fighter Type 62. It is a facility where you can learn about the history of Kure, the technology of Kure, and the importance of peace. In addition, every Saturday and Sunday, we hold science shows and workshops that children can enjoy.

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Shukkeien

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Parks
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

It is a daimyo garden built by Nagaakira Asano, the first feudal lord of the Hiroshima domain, as a garden for a villa. It is adjacent to the Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art. Shukkeien is said to have been created in imitation of China's world-famous scenic spot, "West Lake," because it has a magnificent view of the mountain river, the state of Kyoto Raku, and the scenery of Miyama in the garden. It was named. Large and small islands float in the pond dug in the center of the garden, and it is also called a strolling garden because you can enjoy it while walking around the well-arranged valleys, bridges, and tea rooms. The garden is full of nature, and you can enjoy seasonal flowers throughout the year.

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Special Scenic Spot Sandan Gorge

  • #Geihoku area / Sandankyo Gorge, Roadside Station Toyohira Donguri-mura Acorn Village, etc. (Akitakata, Kitahiroshima, and Akiota)
  • #Nature
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A large gorge located in the Nishi-Chugoku Mountains Quasi-National Park, with a total length of approximately 16 kilometers, where you can enjoy one of the most condensed canyon beauties in western Japan. There are many attractions within the gorge, including ``Kurobuchi'', ``Sarutobi'', ``Nidan Falls'', and ``Sandan Falls''. It is also famous for its autumn leaves (from late October to late November). There are two ferries within Sandankyo Gorge, ``Kurobuchi'' and ``Sarutobi'', and the view from the ferries is different from that from the promenade. *Nidan Falls can only be accessed by riding the Sarutobi ferry. There are also two therapy roads within Sandankyo. Kayaking and SUP are also popular, and there are plenty of activities to enjoy the great outdoors. For the latest information on the walking areas of the Sandankyo promenade, please see below.

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Kure Bay Ship Tour

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #Guided Tours
  • #Cruise Ships & Boats
  • #spot

The ships that can be seen on the Kurewan Ship Tour are truly diverse, including submarines and escort ships of the Maritime Self-Defense Force. Cruising while looking at the powerful ship up close is a unique attraction of Kure! Please enjoy powerful cruising while listening to the commentary by the former SDF personnel. We also recommend the "Yugo Cruise," which departs at sunset.

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Peace Memorial Park

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Parks
  • #Peace Memorials
  • #World Heritages
  • #spot

Peace Memorial Park is a vast park in the center of Hiroshima City, and was built in this place near the hypocenter in the hope of permanent peace in the world. In the park, there are the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which displays the atomic bomb dome registered as a world heritage site and the state of Hiroshima at the time of the atomic bombing, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the National Peace Memorial Hall for the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Victims, and the Hiroshima International Conference Hall. there is. The sound of the Peace Bell, which is ringed with a wish for peace, has been selected by the Ministry of the Environment as one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan to be preserved.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Peace Memorials
  • #Museums of Art & Museums
  • #spot

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum was opened in 1955 with the aim of communicating the reality of the damage caused by the atomic bomb to people all over the world and contributing to the abolition of nuclear weapons and the realization of permanent world peace, which is the heart of Hiroshima. At 8:15 am on August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was the first in the world to be damaged by an atomic bomb. Most of the town was destroyed and many people lost their lives. Even those who barely survived suffered great physical and psychological damage, and many A-bomb survivors are still suffering. The Peace Memorial Museum collects and displays photographs and materials showing the remains of the A-bomb survivors and the devastation of the A-bomb, as well as the history of Hiroshima before and after the A-bomb and the situation during the nuclear age. In addition to holding lectures on A-bomb experience by A-bomb survivors, we also lend out materials for peace learning.

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Hijiriko Campground

  • #Geihoku area / Sandankyo Gorge, Roadside Station Toyohira Donguri-mura Acorn Village, etc. (Akitakata, Kitahiroshima, and Akiota)
  • #Campsites
  • #spot

Adjacent to the Holy Lake, it is a free campsite surrounded by abundant nature. There are 160 places, a tent site that can accommodate about 400 people, a cooking ridge, a flush toilet, a rest area, a fire circle, an observatory, a lawn plaza, etc., which are popular with families. Wolongsan, which clearly reflects the mountain on the surface of the lake, has a beautiful virgin beech forest, and hiking is also recommended. In addition to walking around nature, you can enjoy nature such as astronomical observation at night.

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Hiroshima castle

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

Hiroshima Castle was built in 1589 by Mori Terumoto, who owned most of the Chugoku region, in a location with convenient land and water transportation. At this time, large-scale construction work was carried out including stone walls, moats, buildings such as the castle tower, and the castle town. The Mori clan was relocated after the Battle of Sekigahara, but during the Edo period it became the residence of 12 generations of the Asano clan, including Masanori Fukushima and Nagaaki Asano. The castle tower and some buildings remained after the Meiji period, but all of them were completely destroyed by the atomic bomb. The castle tower was rebuilt in 1958 and has become a museum that introduces the history of Hiroshima through materials and models, holding about six special exhibitions a year and holding various promotional activities. In 1994

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Afushi Rabbit Kannon / Bandai-ji Kannon-do

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

It is a temple of the Rinzai sect that sits at the tip of Cape Afushi, at the southern tip of the Numakuma Peninsula. The vermilion-painted Kannon-do, which is mysteriously harmonious with the brilliance of the clear sea and the rough rock surface, is widely known as one of the most spectacular landscapes in the Seto Inland Sea. This Kannon-do was built by Terumoto Mori and is designated as a national important cultural property. It has long been famous as a prayer place for safe voyages, childbirth and childbirth.

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Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street

  • #Miyajima and its vicinities / Itsukushima-jinja Shrine, Miyajima Public Aquarium, etc. (Hatsukaichi and Otake)
  • #Shopping
  • #Food & Drink/Sake breweries
  • #spot

It is a shopping street of about 350m leading to Itsukushima Shrine. There are many folk crafts and souvenir shops such as Miyajima ladle and Miyajima carving, shops where you can enjoy Miyajima's specialty gourmet using oysters and buns, and Momiji Manju shop, which are crowded with people who enjoy looking for souvenirs and eating while walking. Momiji Manju, a staple of Miyajima souvenirs, has a shop where you can taste freshly baked buns on the spot, giving it a unique Miyajima atmosphere.

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Fukuyama Family Park

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #Parks
  • #spot

Adventure Wanpaku Land, which is also a symbol of the park, is very popular with children because of its variety of slides, including 4 slides, 3 roller slides, spiral sliders, and Tarzan ropes. In addition to Kujakuen and Yashikaen, there is also an observatory tower that overlooks a long distance. Bring your own lunch and spend a relaxing day with your family.

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Saijo Sake Brewery Street

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #Food & Drink/Sake breweries
  • #spot

Aki-Saijo is known as a famous brewing region along with Nada and Fushimi, and there are currently seven breweries continuing to brew sake in the area around JR Saijo Station. On Sakagura Street, which has been certified as one of the 33 Modern Industrial Heritage Sites by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, you can enjoy the unique scenery of a forest of red brick chimneys, red tiled roofs, and ``sea cucumber walls'' and white walls. can. During the sake brewing season, the soft aroma of sake fills the streets, giving it an even more atmospheric feel. There are also breweries that offer tastings and sales of sake, and you can also sample the water used to make sake. There are also cafes and restaurants that have been renovated sake breweries, as well as shops that serve sweets and dishes made with sake and its brewed water, making it a place where you can enjoy sake to the fullest. “Saijo

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Mitarai Townscape Preservation Area

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

Mitarai, which prospered as a port town waiting for the wind and tide during the Edo period, was selected by the national government as an important traditional buildings preservation district in 1994. Mitarai, which has been reclaimed several times due to the small land area, is a mixture of large and small merchant houses, teahouses, boat lodgings, houses, shrines, temples, etc. It goes around like this. In addition, there are some civil engineering structures such as large shores, stone bridges, high lanterns, stone wall revetments, and ganki that are necessary for the life of the port town. Since the Mitarai district was formed in the middle of the 17th century, it has developed according to the times as a relay port for Seto Inland Sea traffic until the early Showa period, about 200 years after the Edo period, and its traces are still in the village. It is kept in. In addition, a local tourist volunteer guide will guide you through history and culture in an easy-to-understand manner.

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Road Station Yogansu Hakuryu

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #Shopping
  • #Food & Drink/Sake breweries
  • #Roadside Stations
  • #spot

It is a beautiful Western-style roadside station on the shores of Lake Hakuryu. Including the "Yogansu direct market" where you can find fresh local vegetables and fruits such as lotus root and peach, handmade lunch, bread, sweets, and other game and special products at the "Yogansu special product section" We sell original brand products such as Nohato wheat products. At "Restaurant Yogansu," you can enjoy creative Italian cuisine made with local and authentic Italian ingredients, as well as sweets made with local fruits.

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Imakoyasan

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #Nature
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The eastern half of Sera-gun, centered on Kozan, Sera-cho, has been the Kishu Koyasan territory Otaso since the Kamakura period. There are many valuable cultural properties such as the excellent work of the early Fujiwara period, the 11-sided wooden Kannon statue (important cultural property), and the lion head of the Nyu Shrine (important cultural property) that was painted with gold mud and vermilion in the Kamakura period. It is left. It is popular as a famous place for cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in autumn. The best time to see the cherry blossoms is around the beginning of April. Autumn leaves begin to color around Gono Pond from early November to mid-November every year. It is one of the most popular spots for autumn leaves in the prefecture, which is popular with photo enthusiasts.

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Atomic Bomb Dome (Former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall)

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Peace Memorials
  • #World Heritages
  • #spot

In December 1996, at the 20th UNESCO World Heritage Committee Merida Conference, it was registered as a World Cultural Heritage site as a building that conveys the devastation of nuclear weapons. The designated area is the area where the Atomic Bomb Dome is located, about 0.39 hectares. The Atomic Bomb Dome was built in 1915 as a facility for displaying and selling products in Hiroshima Prefecture, and also hosted Hiroshima Prefecture art exhibitions and expositions. When it was first established, it was named "Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall", but after that it was renamed to "Hiroshima Prefectural Product Display Center" and in 1933 to "Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall". The designer was Czech architect Jan Letzel, and the structure was partly made of steel-framed bricks, with stone and mortar exteriors. The whole was a three-story building, with a five-story staircase in the center of the front, and an oval copper dome (major axis approx. 11 m, minor axis approx. 8 m, height 4 m) placed on it. At that time, most of the city center of Hiroshima was a two-story wooden building, and such a bold European-style building is extremely rare, and it is counted as one of Hiroshima's famous places due to its modern beauty that shines on the river surface. I did. August 6, 1945, 8:15 am. The first atomic bomb in human history exploded about 160m southeast of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Center and at an altitude of about 600m. The pressure of the blast is 35 tons per square meter, and the wind speed is 440 m. The building was wrecked by the blast and heat rays, and the fire was blown from the ceiling to burn it down. The blast worked almost vertically, miraculously avoiding the collapse of the center of the main building, but all the people inside the building died instantly. After the war, the remains of the former Industrial Promotion Hall became known by the citizens as the Atomic Bomb Dome because of the shape of the fornix and steel frame at the top. It was transferred from Hiroshima Prefecture to Hiroshima City in 1953, and in July 1966, the Hiroshima City Council resolved to preserve the Atomic Bomb Dome. Preservation work was done. In addition, as a result of the city, city council, and widespread civic movement, it was designated as a national historic site in June 1995, and the Agency for Cultural Affairs applied for registration with UNESCO. In December 1996, it was registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site. Today, the appearance of the tragedy at the time of the bombing is a symbol of No More Hiroshima, and it has become a symbol that appeals to the world for the abolition of nuclear weapons and the importance of permanent peace over time. You cannot enter the inside of the Atomic Bomb Dome. It is not a facility that you can enter, so you will have to visit from the outside.

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Noroyama

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #Nature
  • #spot

Noroyama was trained by Kobo Daishi and has been the object of worship as a sacred mountain since ancient times. The view from the summit at an altitude of 839m boasts one of the most scenic beauty in Setonaikai National Park. China's nature trails, mountain trails, and promenades have been developed, and there are plenty of attractions such as an observatory where you can enjoy the view of the Seto Inland Sea, and the rocky sea where megaliths and strange rocks are concentrated. In addition, cherry blossoms in April, azaleas in May, and hydrangeas bloom all over the mountaintop in July, and it is crowded with people who enjoy nature walks. You can also drive to the top of the mountain, and the headband observatory in the middle of the Sazanami Skyline is a popular spot with a spectacular view of the Seto Inland Sea. There are also campgrounds and lodges near the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy mountaineering, hiking, driving, camping and much more. There are also plenty of visitor centers and rest houses that can be easily used as rest areas and bases for walks.

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Okunoshima

  • #Aki area / Kure Maritime Museum (Yamato Museum), Okunoshima, etc. (Kure, Takehara, Higashihiroshima, Etajima, and Osakikamijima)
  • #Nature
  • #spot

About 15 minutes by boat from Tadanoumi Port in Takehara City. This small island with a circumference of about 4 km was called "an island erased from the map" because there used to be a poisonous gas factory. Currently designated as a national park, it is known to be home to about 500 to 600 rabbits, and many tourists from Japan and abroad are visiting for healing. On the island, there are facilities such as Okunoshima, a vacation village where you can enjoy accommodation, hot springs, and local gourmet food, the poison gas museum, and the Okunoshima visitor center. At Kyukamura Okunoshima, you can enjoy camping, cycling, tennis and fishing, and in the summer, a beach and an outdoor pool will open. It is an island where you can spend a relaxing time while interacting with rabbits in the beautiful nature of the Seto Inland Sea.

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Haji Dam

  • #Geihoku area / Sandankyo Gorge, Roadside Station Toyohira Donguri-mura Acorn Village, etc. (Akitakata, Kitahiroshima, and Akiota)
  • #Nature
  • #spot

Haji Dam was built as the first full-scale multipurpose dam in Hiroshima Prefecture. On the shore of Lake Yachiyo, a dam lake, there is Nodogoe Park, which is equipped with a lawn and large playground equipment, and is a place of relaxation that can be enjoyed by both children and adults. It is also one of the most famous cherry blossom viewing spots in western Japan, and in the spring, around 6,000 cherry blossom trees bloom along the lake and are illuminated. It is also a popular spot for viewing autumn leaves, and the Haji Dam is decorated with autumn leaves in autumn. The area is dotted with sports and leisure facilities centered around Lake Yachiyo, including cycling, tennis, baseball, soccer, ground golf, camping, and a fishing pond, allowing you to enjoy a variety of activities in a rich natural setting. Masu.

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Okonomimura

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Food & Drink/Sake breweries
  • #spot

A tourist attraction in Hiroshima with 23 okonomiyaki restaurants. Okonomimura is full of delicious restaurants! ! The current building was completed in 1992. It has a history of 40 years since the days when it was crowded with stalls in the park. After the war, the 50 okonomiyaki stalls that gathered in Shintenchi Square in the center of Hiroshima City were full of passion and humanity for the reconstruction of the city. Minoru Kida, an author who saw this lively scene centered on okonomiyaki, said, "It looks just like Okonomimura," which is the origin of the name "Okonomiyaki Village." When the plaza became a park in 1963, the food stalls were evacuated, and the two-story prefabricated store "Okonomimura" built in front of the park became famous nationwide.

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Buttsuji Temple

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

This temple was built in 1397 by Shunpei Kobayakawa inviting Zen Master Guchushukyu, a famous monk who trained throughout China during the original era. Known as one of the best Zen dojos in Japan, many people visit it as a training ground for companies and schools. The temples and temples are lined up surrounded by old cedar grove, and especially during the fresh green of summer and the autumn leaves, it is very nice and crowded with many tourists.

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Orizuru Tower

  • #Hiroshima City and its vicinities / Atomic Bomb Dome, MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium, etc. (Hiroshima, Fuchu, Kaita, Kumano, and Saka)
  • #Shopping
  • #History & Culture
  • #spot

This facility is located to the east of the World Heritage Site, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and you can feel the weight and desire for peace through the changes in the cityscape before the atomic bombing, after the atomic bombing, and now. From the observation space on the wooden deck, you can see Hiroshima's two world heritage sites at the same time, including Peace Memorial Park, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and even Mt. Misen on Miyajima on a clear day. You can also fold orizuru paper made exclusively for Orizuru Tower and throw it into Orizuru Tower's symbol, the Orizuru Wall. Please join us in the "Orizuru Wall," which is a collection of thoughts and prayers for peace gathered from all over the world. There is also a product store with locally loved souvenirs and a cafe where you can enjoy Hiroshima ingredients.

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Sera Kogen Farm

  • #Bingo area / Shimanami Kaido Road, Tomonoura, etc. (Fukuyama, Onomichi, Fuchu, Mihara, Sera, and Jinsekikogen)
  • #Nature
  • #spot

At Sera Kogen Farm, the fields are beautifully colored with seasonal flowers every year. Spring is cherry blossoms and tulips. Approximately 800 pink showers and colorful spring flowers bloom splendidly, centering on weeping cherry blossoms. About 750,000 tulips are planted with different designs for each field. In summer, about 1.1 million sunflowers dye the entire hillside, which is wider than Mazda Stadium, yellow. Autumn is dahlia and garden mum. About 7,500 dahlias of 550 types boast the largest number of varieties in western Japan. The colorful Asteraceae Garden Mum has also newly appeared, evolving into a more colorful flower garden. There is also a delicious flower cafe with herbal tea,

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Taishaku Gorge

  • #Bihoku area / Taishakukyo Gorge, Miyoshi Mononoke Museum, etc. (Shobara and Miyoshi)
  • #Nature
  • #spot

A limestone gorge with a total length of about 18km, it is one of Japan's leading gorges known as one of the 100 scenic spots in Japan and as a scenic spot that represents Hiroshima Prefecture. You can feel the magnificence of nature, including the Onbashi Bridge, which is designated as a national natural monument, Dangyokei Gorge, which is said to have been formed about 300 million years ago, and Hakuundo, a stalactite cave with a depth of 200 meters. increase. There are plenty of activities to enjoy nature, such as pleasure boats and Segways.

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