A Virtual Tour of Hiroshima
The Atomic Bomb Dome acts as a reminder of the force and unspeakable suffering caused by the bomb while continuing to symbolize the struggle to rid the world of nuclear weapons and achieve peace.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum : It is highly recommended to visit the Museum while traveling through Hiroshima, especially for those who want to understand more about the history of Japan and the importance of peace.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb in history exploded directly over this area
Tōrō Nagashi: literally means flowing stone lamp, tōrō (stone lamp) and nagashi (flowing).
This is a wonderful event, which can be defined as a great peace festival, where all the people gather around the river to observe this light show while remembering what happened on August 6, 1945.
Miyajima Island is located in the west of Hiroshima Bay, 20 km away from the city of Hiroshima. It has a rectangular shape that covers a territory of 30 km. Although it is a small island, it has mountains 500 meters high, a fairly steep coast, deep valleys, and waterfalls.
Itsukushima shrine : In the prefecture of Hiroshima, within Itsukushima Island, commonly known as Miyajima, is a beautiful Shinto shrine called “Itsukushima-jinja”, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hiroshima Castle : With the aim of raising awareness about Hiroshima and its history, this national historic site was erected from the ruins in 1958, with four floors of exhibits. The castle was built in the image and likeness of the original, only now it is a museum.
Okunoshima (rabbit island) is a 15-minute ferry ride from Tadanoumi Port with services leaving roughly every 30 – 45 minutes. The port is a 3-minute walk from Tadanoumi JR Station, which is a 25-minute train ride from Mihara Station on the magnificent coastal JR Kure Line.
In the prefecture of Hiroshima, in the Takehara area, there is a very peculiar and mysterious island that attracts thousands of tourists a year who want to see its small and tender inhabitants.
Okunoshima, better known as The Rabbit Island, welcomes visitors who wish to interact with the tender inhabitants of the Island. Following these rules, you can enjoy the wonderful experience of being in Okunoshima, the Rabbit Island.
How to go to Miyajima Island from Hiroshima.
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