Hiroshima is amazing in many ways!
Love towards Hiroshima, gourmet, history...and passionate and kind people...
Hiroshima is a unique area even within Japan. The first thing that pops up is the powerful love of hometown. Last year, Hiroshima's professional baseball team "Hiroshima Toyo Carp" reclaim their leauge title for the first time in 25 years. As a result, a fever of the win broke out in the whole Hiroshima, which is filled with red, the official colour of the team.
People in Hiroshima really takes pride in anything or anyone "MADE IN HIROSHIMA".
Automobile vehicle "Matsuda" and the snack of "Calbee"are both companies created in Hiroshima.
Besides, Hiroshima is also full of famous dishes like Okonomiyaki, the soul food to Hiroshima people as well as oysters, conger, Momiji buns and so on. You can find not only popular bakeries but also one of the three famous Sake places there.
Having the ocean, mountain and snow, Hiroshima can be said the epitome of Japan.
It is of course very popular as a tourist spot. Although Hiroshima is known worldwide as the location where the automic bomb was dropped, you can find the warmth of the wish towards a peaceful future existing together with the historical sadness. "Itsukushimajinja Shrine"with the beautiful otorii, "Onomichi"which is the stage for many movies are some examples of the many popular sightseeing spots of the island.
If you haven't visited Hiroshima before, why hesitate? Locals there will definitely welcome you with their warm smiles!