2 UNESCO World Heritage sites, touring around an island, and shopping duty-free “Touring a never-changing Hiroshima, and a new Hiroshima”
The Genbaku (atomic bomb) Dome and Itsukushima Shrine are the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hiroshima, and the city is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Japan. As the center of Chugoku region, Hiroshima has a long history and culture, but at the same time, it constantly changes reflecting the times. Hiroshima is a city that retains the old, but also embraces the new. Here, we feature some useful and newest information on Hiroshima sightseeing.
2 wise and newest ways to tour 2 world Heritage sites of Hiroshima — the Genbaku Dome and Itsukushima Shrine
The Genbaku Dome located in central Hiroshima City, and Itsukushima Shrine in Hatsukaichi, just west of Hiroshima. In order to tour the 2 sites, which are about 20 linear kilometers apart, the new round-trip pass, “Visit Hiroshima Tourist Pass” for tourists from abroad is very convenient and also quite affordable. Further, in central Hiroshima City, “Hiro Furi,” a public internet access service is expanding, which allows you to easily upload your photos to SNS or gather information on your next destination. https://journey-of-japan.com/article/164/en
Hiroshima's well-established department store, a major shopping spot, has evolved into a foreign tourist oriented area
Hiroshima City is the largest city in the Chugoku region, garnering not only tourists, but also many shoppers. The city has an array of nice places to shop such as department stores, and the number of shopping sites that provide services for tourists from abroad is increasing. Here, we will give you an in-depth view of Fukuya, Hiroshima's well-established and major department store.https://journey-of-japan.com/article/160/en
A much talked about facility has opened in Onomichi, the base of a world renowned bike route
Onomichi City, located in eastern Hiroshima Prefecture, has often appeared in Japanese movies and literatures for its beautiful ocean and sceneries. Recently, Onomichi has been popular among foreign tourists as the base of Shimanami Kaido, which was chosen by America's CNN TV as one of “7 best bike routes in the world.” Onomichi has been garnering attention as a new facility has started business with the concept “bicycles” and “design”.https://journey-of-japan.com/article/162/en
Take advantage of air travel and go to Hiroshima from Asia, then from Hiroshima to various places in Japan
In Hiroshima City, one of the major cities of Japan next to Tokyo and Osaka, there is Hiroshima Airport, which has domestic flights to Tokyo, Sapporo, Sendai, and Naha, and regular flights to Asian countries. The airport makes it easy to access places within Hiroshima Prefecture such as Hiroshima City and Onomichi, and also surrounding major cities. We will introduce you to the newest information on Hiroshima Airport. https://journey-of-japan.com/article/165/en
*The above information was last updated June 30, 2017. For further details, please contact the facilities directly.
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