Hiroshima Day Trips

Saijo Sake Festival in Higashi Hiroshima

Sep 27, 2018 By Matt Mangham

In early October of every year, Hiroshima Prefecture’s Saijo town (part of Higashi-Hiroshima) lets its hair down for a massive, two-day block party. One of Japan’s three premier sake-brewing locales,...[ Click to read more ]

Takehara Shokei-no-michi Candle Festival near Hiroshima

Sep 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

If you missed the Onomichi Lantern Festival on the 13th, or you were blown away by it and wanted more, the Takehara Shokei-no-michi Candle Festival may be just what you’re...[ Click to read more ]

Onomichi Lantern Festival Near Hiroshima

Sep 26, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Onomichi’s Lantern Festival (Onomichi Akari Matsuri) makes for a perfect way to see this jewel of a small city and its historic temple district. Some 30,000 paper lanterns light the...[ Click to read more ]