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HIROSHIMA

There are plenty of places to visit in Hiroshima, like the Itsukushima Shrine known for its beautiful sight like that on a picture postcard, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial where people come together and pray for world peace, and the Orizuru Tower, etc.

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Itsukushima Shrine

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12-minute walk from Miyajima Bridge

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Daisho-in Temple

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial

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Take the Hiroshima Electric Railway’s “Hiroden-miyajima-guchi” bound train or the “Hiroden-nishi-hiroshima” bound train from Line No. 2, or else take the train bound for “Eba” from Line No. 6 and disembark at the "Genbaku Dome-mae"

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Orizuru Tower

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Take the Hiroshima Electric Railway (Miyajima Line/Eba Line). Within a short walking distance once you disembark at "Genbaku Dome-mae Station"

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HIROSHIMA

There are plenty of places to visit in Hiroshima, like the Itsukushima Shrine known for its beautiful sight like that on a picture postcard, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial where people come together and pray for world peace, and the Orizuru Tower, etc.

Itsukushima Shrine

 Miyajima, one of Japan's most scenic places, is home to the world heritage site, "Itsukushima Shrine". The special characteristics of this shrine are its floating Torii gate that stands in the ocean, and the inner sanctuary of the Shrine. At high tide, the Shrine submerges in the water and appears to be floating on the sea in this sacred landscape.
Only in Japan will you find a Noh stage that floats in the sea and this traditional art can be witnessed under the moonlight at night.

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Daisho-in Temple

 Amongst all the temples in Miyajima, the oldest one is the Daihonzan Daisho-in Temple. It's a 20-minute walk from Miyajima Bridge. This place is peaceful and beautiful and from here you can gaze quietly upon the townscape on the other side of the shore.
Enshrined here are various Buddhas, including the Eleven-faced enlightened monk called Avalokitesvara. Bells resound in the entire area and the vibrant autumn colors of the Japanese Maple will cleanse your heart.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial

 On August 6, 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. This is the only building that survived the atomic bombings and has been preserved in the state it was at the time and was later on opened to the public as "Hiroshima Peace Memorial". It was also registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996.
Since 1964, a flame of peace continues to burn at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, where the atomic bomb dome is located, in hope of a world free of nuclear weapons.

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Orizuru Tower

 "Orizuru Tower" was opened right next to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in 2016. As a new tourist attraction in the city of Hiroshima, it's a facility devised to convey the past, present and future of Hiroshima. Enjoy panoramic views of Hiroshima city from the "Hiroshima-no-oka" observation deck.

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Oysters

 "Oysters" are a gourmet inseparable from Hiroshima.  While winter is the peak season to enjoy delicious oysters, they are available all year round.
There is a variety of oyster dishes available, but if you want to enjoy the original flavor of oysters,
"raw oysters" or "baked oysters" are recommended. The condensed flavor of freshly baked oysters is especially delicious.

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