About Hiroshima

Hiroshima Prefecture is located in the southwestern part of the Japanese islands. It is rich in the natural beauty of the Inland Sea and the Chugoku Mountains, with rivers, valleys and plains, that characterise Japan's landscape.

Local Attractions

Atomic Bomb Dome & Peace Memorial Park

The A-Bomb Dome is the most symbolic building in Hiroshima City, where the first atomic bomb was dropped, and has been representing people's prayers for lasting peace.

Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most significant shrines in Japan, and the only shrine in the world which has a torii-gate and shrine building in the middle of the sea, its view is considered one of the best three views in Japan.

Local Food

Oyster

Hiroshima is Japan's leading oyster distributor, they are popular for their delicious flavour.

Momiji Manju

Confectionery in the shape of a maple leaf. Traditionally, these are soft sponge cakes filled with refined red beans. Now, these are a variety of flavours available.