Hiroshima may be best known for the atomic bomb dropped on it on August 6, 1945, but travellers visiting the Japanese city of 1.1 million will do themselves a favour by remembering that there is more to Hiroshima than that one event.
From the Hiroshima Travel Guide
Great location in a nice neighbourhood very close to the memorial park. It is clean and all the facilities are good. ... more
Great location. Staff don't speak English but sign language made it all work. The room was clean, but the decor was a strange mix of (western) '70s curtains and walls, and Japanese tatami mats and cupboards - quite endearing once you got past the initial shock. ... more
We had intended a stay at a traditional Japanese Ryokan and were not disappointed. The proprietors were gracious and greeted us with a tray of tea brought to our room upon arrival. The Futons and Down Covers were comfortable and warm this chill spring night we were able to turn the heat off. ... more
Japan Trip Report: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya and Hiroshima
Just got back from 2 weeks touring Japan. I spent 1 week in Tokyo, and spent 1 weeks burning up the rails using my Japan rail pass to see the temples in Kyoto, baseball in Osaka, sumo in Nagoya and a short trip to see Hiroshima. I was a little scared in heading to Japan because a lot of what I read ...
Japan for 2 weeks
Kyoto and Hiroshima were my favourites in Japan. In Kyoto in particular I really liked the northern part of the city where you could just walk arounf taking in all the traditional buildings. In Hiroshima visiting the Peace Park is quite a memorable experience. ...
staying chiyoda 2 weeks march 16-30
is it worth getting a 2 week rail pass? could i travel far e.g hiroshima,osaka,kyoto,etc, and get back to tokyo in the night? how should i dress i.e smart,casual,sports jacket,? ...
I visited Hiroshima and Miyajima island in May. It was such an amazing experience for me. The city was just nothing like I expected at all. We all know what Hiroshima is very unfortunately famous ...
Posted in Japan by jbennett
Well it wasn't really planned but I took the night ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki in Japan. Here I am in the "Land of the Rising Sun"!!! As soon as my feet touched the ground I took a train to Hiroshima. In the middle of the Peace Memorial Park there is a museum telling the story around the sadly ...
Posted in Trip through Asia, from India to Japan! by ChachaInAsia