Hiroshima is an attractive, cosmopolitan city that has risen from the ashes of the world's first atomic bomb attack on 6 August 1945. The hypocentre of the explosion is now the Peace Memorial Park, a beautiful expanse of greenery housing monuments to the tragedy.
NEARBY: OKUMOSHIMA (RABBIT ISLAND)
A small island located just offshore from the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture is home to over 1,000 rabbits. Many tourists visit to seek good fortune for their family's fertility and blessing of safe childbirth. The island is currently part of a national park and offers a wide variety of things to enjoy such as hot springs, fishing and sampling local delicacies.
During the Edo Period, Iwakuni used to be one the feudal domains of Japan. Best known for its structurally unique Kintaikyo Bridge, this area is particularly attractive during the cherry blossom season in early April. Its former mountain-top castle was reconstructed in the 1960s and overlooks the city 200 metres below.
HOTEL GRANVIA HIROSHIMA
Hotel Granvia Hiroshima is directly connected to the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) Line's JR Hiroshima Station.
Each room is equipped with various amenities and designed to make your stay in a hotel a great experience. A comfortable bed and a well-cleaned room will guarantee your leisurely stay.
Hotel Granvia Hiroshima has 8 restaurants, bars, and karaoke. Guests can be satisfied with the best cuisines ranging from Japanese dishes to delicious world dishes and desserts.
ORIENTAL HOTEL HIROSHIMA
Boasting international cuisines and views of Hiroshima, the Oriental Hotel Hiroshima is a 10-minute drive from JR Hiroshima Train Station. It features a beauty salon, stylish rooms and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
Rooms include an en suite bathroom with original bath amenities. Guests can wear the provided night wear and enjoy watching the satellite flat-screen TV.
The hotel has a French restaurant and a Japanese restaurant as well as a cafe where you can enjoy live music shows.
MITSUI GARDEN HOTEL HIROSHIMA
Located less than 5 minutes from the moving Hiroshima Peace Museum, this hotel has a French buffet-style restaurant and a Japanese 'kaiseki' cuisine restaurant, as well as an Italian self-service café. Rooms include an en suite bathroom with the usual amenities and free WiFi access.