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Hop on the cute tram! Enjoy Hiroshima to the fullest till morning!

Hop on the cute tram! Enjoy Hiroshima to the fullest till morning!

May 30, 2019
Take a ride along the streets of Hiroshima in retro and cute trams! Besides famous historical spots like the Hiroshimajo Castle and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, you can also find many shopping places and delicious food in the city!

Depart from Hiroshima Station

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Get on the tram of Hiroshima Electric Railway in front of JR Hiroshima Station. You can find trams in different designs, from retro to modern. Don't forget to take some photos with the cute trams!

Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 2 headed for Hiroden-miyakojima
⇩15 mins
Gembaku Dome-mae


Address 広島県広島市南区松原町2-37

Enjoy oysters at terrace along the river

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Start the day with breakfast at this Italian café near the entrance of the Peace Memorial Park! You can enjoy the refreshing breeze of the river while sitting at the terrace. The fresh orange juice as well as oysters are definitely a must-try!

Oyster Gratin Morning Set 880JPY

On foot
1 min


Address 広島市中区大手町1丁目9番21号
Directions 路面電車「本通駅」より徒歩3分/ 路面電車「原爆ドーム前」より徒歩2分/ 原爆ドームより徒歩1分
Business Hours weekdays 10am-10pm, weekends 8am-10pm (1st Aug-31st Aug: weekdays 7:30am-10pm, weekends 7:30am-10pm)
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number 082-247-7471
Web Site URL

Have a look at Gembaku Dome, the symbol of Hiroshima

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An atomic bomb was dropped within the close range of 160m to this place in 1945. The building which miraculously survived the bombing became the symbol of forever peace.

On foot
1 min


Address 広島県広島市中区大手町1-10
Directions 広島電鉄原爆ドーム前電停からすぐ
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Web Site URL

Walk around the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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Have a walk around the Peace Memorial Park where many wishes for peace gather. Ring the Peace Bell and pray for peace. The tranquil atmosphere is suitable for a relaxing walk!

On foot
4 mins


Address 広島県広島市中区中島町1
Directions 「原爆ドーム前」下車すぐ
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Visit the center of explosion

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It may not be very well known that "Shima Hospital" near Gembaku Dome was the center of explosion. The hospital now became "Shima Naika Hospital" and you can find monuments there describing happenings of the bombing.。

On foot
1 min


Address 広島県広島市中区大手町1-5-25
Phone Number 082-249-6161
Web Site URL

Buy some makeup brushes made by artisans

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Kumano next to Hiroshima city is famous for producing the high end Kumano Brush. High-quality makeup brushes are the perfect souvenir gifts for ladies!

Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 1 headed for Hiroshima (Hiroden)
⇩5 mins


Address 広島県広島市中区大手町1-5-11
Directions 広島電鉄宇品線本通り電停から徒歩3min
Business Hours 10:00-19:00
Shop Holidays N/A
Phone Number 082-543-2844
Web Site URL

Take a bite of Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake)

アキミさん(@akimin_ty)がシェアした投稿 -

After the long wait, it's time for some Okonomiyaki, the king of Hiroshima gourmet! "Mitchan" is among the few most popular Okonomiyaki shops in Hiroshima. Try the addictive Okonoiyaki and other tasty food there!

Meat and Egg Soba 800JPY

Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 9 for Hakushima (Hiroden)
⇩3 mins


Address 広島市中区八丁堀6-7チュリス八丁堀1F
Directions 八丁堀電停から徒歩5min
Business Hours (Weekday)11:00-14:30 / 17:30-21:30 (Sat,Sun,Hol)11:00-15:00 / 17:00-21:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number 082-221-5438
Web Site URL

Enjoy Matcha at Japanese garden

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Have a short break at this quiet Japanese garden where you can find different seasonal plants! Enjoy green tea at the tea room in the garden!

Admission 260JPY
Matcha Set (with sweets) 450JPY

On foot
10 mins


Address 広島市中区上幟町2-11
Directions 縮景園前すぐ
Business Hours 9am-6pm(Apr-Sep) / 9am-5pm(Oct-Mar)
Shop Holidays 29th and 31st of December
Web Site URL

Take some shots at Hiroshimajo Castle

The reflection of Hiroshimajo Castle on the moat is very pretty, so don't forget to take photos there! There is a corner at the Castle where you can wear Kimono and armors for free. Why not go there if you have time?

On foot
15 mins


Address 広島県広島市中区基町21-1
Directions 紙屋町東・西電停より徒歩約15分
Business Hours Mar.-Nov : 9am-6pm (last admission at 5:30pm) / Dec.-feb : 9am-5pm (last admission at 4:30pm)
Shop Holidays Dec.29-31
Phone Number 082-221-7512
Web Site URL

Shopping at Hondori Shopping Street

Hondori Shopping Street is the best shopping area of Hiroshima. Visit the shop "Okurimono Zakkaten RishuRishu" to buy some handmade goods and accessories! You will have trouble choosing from the many cute products!

Oridechise Ceramic Hair Tie 1,500JPY

Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 2 headed for Hiroshimaeki (Hiroden)
⇩3 mins

贈りモノ雑貨店 LishLish( LishLish)

Address 〒730-0036 広島県広島市中区中区袋町2−13
Business Hours 11:00-20:00
Web Site URL

Enjoy some local liquor till the morning!

YU-Uさん(@nyan22u22nyan)がシェアした投稿 -

Head to this Izakaya (Japanese bar) that offers over 100 kinds of Hiroshima's Jizake (local Sake) till 5am! You can have a taste of fish and local dishes that match the drinks. Forget about the last train and enjoy the food and drinks of Hiroshima to the fullest!

Local Sake 450JPY~/ Oyster steamed in local Sake 850JPY