A Virtual Tour of Hiroshima
Hiroshima is normally a popular destination for tourists, but now with the pandemic still going on in 2021, we can’t travel anywhere. So please enjoy our virtual tour of Hiroshima and start looking forward to your next trip!
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Start the virtual video tour of Hiroshima at one of the most poignant places in the city that reminds people of the said history of the city. After that, you will move on to a more light-hearted part of the area and see the torii gate in the water.
The Atomic Bomb Dome acts as a reminder of the force and unspeakable suffering caused by the bomb while continuing to symbolize the struggle to rid the world of nuclear weapons and achieve peace.
We highly recommend visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum while traveling to Hiroshima. It is especially interesting for those who want to understand more about the history of Japan and the importance of peace.
On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb in history exploded directly over the area that is now called the Peace Memorial Park. You can see monuments to commemorate what happened and to remind us of the importance of peace.
The Toro Nagashi Festival literally means ‘flowing stone lamp’. This festival is a wonderful event that you will surely never forget if you experience it. Many people gather around the river to observe this light show while remembering what happened on August 6, 1945.
Miyajima Island is located in the west of Hiroshima Bay, 20 km away from the city of Hiroshima. Although it is a small island, it has mountains 500 meters high, a fairly steep coast, deep valleys, and waterfalls. The mystical island is especially known for its floating torii gate.
The original name for Miyajima is Itsukushima, and it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
With the aim of raising awareness about Hiroshima and its history, Hiroshima castle was erected from the ruins in 1958. You can go inside, and there are four floors of exhibits. The castle was built in the image and likeness of the original, only now it is a museum.
Okunoshima (rabbit island) is a 15-minute ferry ride from Tadanoumi Port with services leaving roughly every 30 – 45 minutes. This video shows what to expect on the way there!
In the prefecture of Hiroshima, in the Takehara area, there is a very peculiar and mysterious island that attracts thousands of tourists a year who want to see its small and tender inhabitants.
Okunoshima, better known as The Rabbit Island, welcomes visitors who wish to interact with the tender inhabitants of the Island. Following these rules, you can enjoy the wonderful experience of being in Okunoshima, the Rabbit Island.
Miyajima is located in the western part of Hiroshima city. It takes less than an hour by train and ferry to get there from central Hiroshima. This video explains how to get there.
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