The intense blast and heat rays of the atomic bomb destroyed and burned down almost all buildings within two kilometers of the hypocenter. And with the reconstruction of the town, buildings that could no longer meet the newly required building functions began to disappear one after another.
This course traces the past and present of downtown Hiroshima while visiting atomic bombed buildings that convey the traces of the atomic bombing to the present.
In the backyard of a pharmacy with a history of about 400 years, you will be shown a stone lantern that became a landmark for the location of the store in the empty ruins immediately after the atomic bombing.


Guide organization name/representative name
“Hiroshima-dori” Hospitality Group

Introduction of guide implementation organizations
Guidance activities, participation in various events, and workshops and study sessions in the group are held centered on those who passed the “Hiroshima-dori” 1st term exam.

Contact phone number
“Hiroshima-dori” Hospitality Group 090-4698-2944

The total distance of the course
Approx. 2km

Meeting date
The second Saturday of every month (*However, if a guide is available, we can respond to the desired date and time)

Time required
Approx. 2 hours

Meeting time
10 o'clock

Meeting place
Before the Atomic Bomb Dom

Dismissing time
12 o'clock

Dismissing place
Fukuya Department Store

15 people (minimum number of participants 1 person)

Participation fee
500 yen per person (material fee, insurance fee, fun fee)

This is why this tour is nice !
We will take you to the pharmacy backyard, and listen to the story of the pharmacy's 17th  family head's house, as well as tell you the story of Saigoku Kaido Yomoyama.

Application deadline
Apply at least 2 days in advance

You can do shopping at Hiroshima Yume Plaza ! At the 1 storefront event, seafood and agricultural products in Hiroshima prefecture change daily, and 2 municipalities specialties are also be exhibited and sold there.

Spots to visit

1. Before the Atomic Bomb Dom
2. Peace Memorial Park Rest House
3. Former Hiroshima Branch of the Bank of Japan
4. Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum
5. Hiroshima Yume Plaza
6. pharmacy of the 17th family head
7. Fukuya Department Store

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