Where to Go in Hiroshima for Unique Amulets and Votive Tablets

Jan 31, 2024 By Justin Hanus

A modern way to attract visitors to a particular shrine or temple is to offer amulets and votive plaques. Each is a representation of the place, meaning it can be...[ Click to read more ]

Food Only Available in Hiroshima

Jan 29, 2024 By Justin Hanus

Although some dishes are common throughout the country, different regions in Japan also have their own specialties that may be difficult — or even impossible — to find elsewhere. Hiroshima...[ Click to read more ]

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Where to See the Fall Leaves in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Even if you’ve seen autumn foliage in other countries, nothing compares to Japan. Hiroshima is an ideal place to experience the fall colors because the prefecture is packed with forests,...[ Click to read more ]

Best Craft Beer Shops in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Although beer has always played a significant role in Japanese culture, microbreweries have only cropped up recently. This is because taxes had been prohibitively expensive for small brewers, but the...[ Click to read more ]

Sports Facilities in Hiroshima

Sep 28, 2023 By Justin Hanus

If you're a sports or keep fit enthusiast moving to the Hiroshima area, you'll be pleased to hear there are plenty of sports facilities across the prefecture that provide a...[ Click to read more ]

Martial Arts Classes in Hiroshima

Jul 20, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Martial arts offer the chance to delve into some of the finer aspects of Japanese culture and tradition and provide the enjoyment of competitive sports and the opportunity for self-improvement....[ Click to read more ]

Nightlife in Hiroshima

Jul 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

There’s plenty to do after hours in Hiroshima if you fancy letting your hair down. If you don’t fancy winding down after your evening meal, you can check out the...[ Click to read more ]

Breweries in Hiroshima

Jun 28, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Fancy a tipple while learning a bit about how what you're consuming is made? Then head along to one of Hiroshima's many breweries! The prefecture is famed for its unique-tasting...[ Click to read more ]

Best Shopping Spots in Hiroshima

Jun 28, 2023 By Justin Hanus

From bustling high streets crammed with retailers to stylish shopping malls with dining and entertainment options, there is no shortage of shopping options in Hiroshima. The city center is home...[ Click to read more ]

Live Music Venues in Hiroshima

May 19, 2023 By Justin Hanus

Hiroshima doesn’t have the live music culture you get in cities such as Tokyo or Osaka, but a fair bit goes on to please gig-goers and a mix of different...[ Click to read more ]