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5 Best Sightseeing Spots Near Hiroshima Station!
It is a strolling garden where you can enjoy ponds, valleys, and bridges with large and small islands. In the park rich in nature, you can enjoy seasonal flowers throughout the year.
Address: 2-11 Kaminobori Town, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City (Short walk from the "Shukkeien-mae" stop on the Hakushima Line tram)
Opening hours: (Admission is 30 minutes before closing)
April 1 - September 30 (9:00 - 18:00)
October 1 - March 31 (9:00 - 17:00)
Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine
The Karamon Gate, the Winged Corridor (Yokuro), Ceremonial water basin (Chozuya), and the Honjido hall are designated by Hiroshima City as important tangible cultural properties. You can see the characteristic features of the architecture of the early Edo period from the colorful Karamon Gate, carved with openwork.
Address: 2-1-18 Futabanosato, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima City (8 minutes walk from the Shinkansen exit of JR Hiroshima Station)
At the History Museum, you can learn about the structure of Hiroshima Castle and the culture of the castle town, there are some special exhibitions hold here as well. The castle is a popular spot for locals and foreign tourists, you can take a commemorative photo wearing costumes of old times such as helmets and jinbaori (sleeveless campaign jacket worn over armor).
Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City (about a 15-minute walk north from the "Kamiyacho Higashi" Tram Stop)
Open hours: March - November 9:00 - 18:00, admission until 17:30
December-February: 9:00-17:00, admission until 16:30
Closed: Year-end (December 29 - 31) *Temporary closures may occur.
There are also many Carp-related restaurants in the vicinity of Mazda Stadium you can give a try.
Address: 2-3-1 Minami-Kaniya, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City (10 minutes on foot from the south exit of JR Hiroshima Station)
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
The exhibition changes about four times a year, and many repeat visitors come back again and again. The museum also holds special exhibitions about six times a year that should not be missed. The museum also has restaurants, cafes, and shops, making it a popular spot for a day off.
Address: 2-22 Kaminobori Town, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City (get off at "Shukkeien-mae" tram stop on the Hakushima line)
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00 (admission is 30 minutes before closing)
Open until 20:00 on Fridays until September 26, 2021
Open until 19:00 on Fridays from September 27, 2021
Closed: Mondays, Year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 25 - Jan. 1)
* Some special exhibitions exclude during the exhibition period, public holidays, and transfer holidays.
This is the information as of July 2021.
* Please note that this information is subject to change depending on the situation of the new coronavirus infection.
Please check the official website of each facility for the latest information.
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