There are two world heritage sites in Hiroshima. One is the Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima, and the other is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Hall, which has been crowned as the top of the atomic bomb explosion around the world.
Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most important shrines in Japan and the only shrine in the world built above water. The scenery of Itsukushima Shrine has always been recognized as one of the top three scenic spots in Japan.
The Dome of the Atomic Bomb is the most emblematic building in Hiroshima. It is only a few meters away from the center of the atomic bomb explosion. It has become a beacon for the world to pray for peace and the binding of nuclear weapons.
Every year, millions of people visit Hiroshima to experience these two world heritage sites.

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