World Heritage

World Heritage

There are two World Heritage Sites in Hiroshima. One is Itsukushima Shrine and the other is the A-Bomb Dome of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. 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. 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. These two World Heritage Sites in Hiroshima are both very unique, therefore many people from all over the world visit Hiroshima to see them. Please visit Hiroshima to see these world heritage sites. You will definitely be impressed by how precious they are.

Miyajima

Miyajima

5 reasons you should visit Miyajima. 1) It is the island where God dwells. There is a beauty born from that belief. MiyajimaMiyajima is believed to be the island where God dwells. It is said that Itsukushima Shrine is built in the coast because the whole island is believed to be God's body and is sanctified. Itsukushima Shrine was built in the end of sixth century and modified to the present building with its solemn appearance by Kiyomori Taira, who came...

A-Bomb Dome

A-Bomb Dome

Four points you should know before visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
1) The A-Bomb Dome is the symbol of the "peace city", Hiroshima
A-Bomb DomeThe A-Bomb Dome is a symbol of peace which most people have at least seen at one time in a picture. The building, which was designed by a Czech architect in 1915, had been used as the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. Hiroshima citizens back then loved so much...

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