Explore Japan's essential sites and hidden gems
Hiroshima Peace Park
The symbol of a national tragedy and now preserved as a peace memorial, dedicated to promoting peace and looking to a brighter future.
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Yamato Museum Kure Hiroshima
The Yamato Museum in Kure, Hiroshima is dedicated to the Yamoto battleship, the largest of its type when launched in 1940.
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum is quite a large art museum located adjacent to the Shukkeien Garden with displays of Japanese and Western art.
The Hirayama Ikuo Museum
In the Seto Inland Sea, the small island of Ikuchijima was the birthplace of one of Japan's most famous contemporary painters, Ikuo Hirayama (1930-2009).
The Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art
In the heart of Hiroshima, the prefectural museum of art offers fine collections, including works by renowned European artists.
The Children's Peace Monument
The Children's Peace Monument in Hiroshima pays tribute to Sadako Sasaki, a young girl who died as a result of the atomic bombing, and to all the children who perished in the tragedy.
Hiroshima museums: see a listing of museums and galleries in Hiroshima city and Hiroshima Prefecture including the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
Kubota Residence Hagi
The Kubota Residence in Hagi, Yamaguchi is a well preserved Edo period house and gardens of a prosperous family of kimono makers.
Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History
Read a guide to the Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History and the Kurahashi Historical Folk Custom Museum on Kurahashi Island, Hiroshima.
Museum of Naval History Etajima
The Museum of Naval History is located on Etajima Island in Hiroshima Prefecture and is set among historic buildings on the campus of the First Service School of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense For
Hiroshima City Transportation Museum
The Hiroshima City Transportation Museum aka Numaji Transportation Museum in Hiroshima is a fun trip out for parents and their children to ride the Crazy Bikes and see a huge panorama of a futurist
JMSDF Kure Museum
The JMSDF Kure Museum in Kure, Hiroshima charts the minesweeping activities of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force and includes a visit to the interior of a decommissioned Japanese submarine,
Mazda Museum Hiroshima
The Mazda Museum in Hiroshima offers a free 90-minute tour of the museum and mazda production line including vintage Mazda cars.
Happiness and carefree laughter in Hiroshima...take your children to learn and laugh at the Children's Museum.
Peace Memorial Museum
How to face the inhumanity? How to accept the horror and overcome the past? Like a migraine, these eternal questions remain. Why?
Museum of Contemporary Art
Breathing legacy, peace, and the celebration of the present. The golden rule of Hiroshima? Maybe. But it sure is at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Museum of Art
With mostly modern paintings, this art museum in Hiroshima displays the works of renowned artists, international and Japanese.
The glass village
Forget the dark and smelly workshops of master glassmakers! Here, the molten sand takes shape in a Disney-worthy setting.
In medieval Japan, each province was ruled by a feudal lord, or daimyo. At the end of the sixteenth century, these leaders were seized by madness and many of them built magnificent castles.
Kikuya Residence Hagi
Kikuya Residence Hagi: read a guide to the historic Edo Period samurai house and garden, Kikuya Residence, in Hagi, Yamaguchi, Japan.
Yamato Museum Kure Hiroshima: the centerpiece of the museum is a 1:10 scale model of Japan's Yamato battleship, the largest battleship when built in 1940.
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