Hiroshima Prefecture | Travel Information

Hiroshima prefecture is located in the south west region of Honshu (Japan’s main island). It is well known for the horrors which unfolded late into World War II, when the United States of America dropped an atomic bomb, on the capital city of Hiroshima, now with a population of 1.2 million people. 2.8 Million people currently live in Hiroshima prefecture. 

 

Destinations in Hiroshima Prefecture

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

The exact place where the atomic bomb was dropped on the city in 1945. A must see in Japan - a truly moving experience.
#1 Things to do and see in Hiroshima Prefecture

Miyajima

Itsukushima, or better known as Miyajima, is a small island located in Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Miyajima is one of the all time top destinations in Japan.
#2 Things to see and do in Hiroshima Prefecture

Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine is the top attraction of Hatsukaichi City and the island of Miyajima. The vast majority of travellers visit purely for this very popular shrine!
#3 Things to see and do in Hiroshima Prefecture

Okeiko Japan

Ever wanted to experience traditional Japanese cultural activities, such as calligraphy, or tea ceremony, but never knew where to do it? or are looking for things to do in Miyajima, then look no further!
#4 Things to see and do in Hiroshima Prefecture

Hiroshima Castle

In 1589, The Hiroshima Castle was founded and construction began by Mōri Terumoto, who was a powerful and feared feudal lord, who ruled the Mōri Samurai Clan. Hiroshima castle has the unique characteristics, as it was wasn't built atop a hill like most castles were.

Accommodation in Hiroshima

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