Hiroshima General Information

Hiroshima: General Information


Hiroshima City, the world-renowned as “City of Peace” is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is also known as a beautiful city, endowed with natural environment including the Seto Inland Sea and six rivers flowing through mountains and urban areas.

Hiroshima Peace Memoria Park including the Memorial Museum and the Miyajima Island are among most interesting tourist attractions in Japan.     

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