SIGHTSEEING

Hiroshima Museum of Art

The Hiroshima Museum of Art opened on November 3, 1978. Under the theme of “For Love and Peace,” the museum has a collection of fine works of Western modern art with a focus on Impressionism, along with Japanese modern art, and holds special exhibitions several times a year.

ADDRESS

3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

TEL.:082-223-2530

HOURS

9:00–17:00 (Admission until 16:30)

Closed Dates: May 29 (Mon.) and June 5 (Mon.), 2023 *Admission fees vary depending on the exhibition being

ACCESS

-Tram: 5 min. walk from “Kamiya-cho-nishi” or “Kamiya-cho-higashi” stop
-Bus: 5 min. walk from “Hiroshima Bus Center” stop

Pokémon Center Hiroshima

Pokémon Center Hiroshima is an official Pokémon store with a wide variety of exclusive products, video games, card games, and more, offering services and promotions that Pokémon fans are sure to appreciate.

ADDRESS

6-27 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
SOGO Hiroshima Main Bldg. 6F

TEL.:082-846-5093

HOURS

10:00–19:30

*Same as SOGO Hiroshima shop hours.
*Closed Dates: None

ACCESS

-Hiroshima Electric Railway (city tram):
"Kamiya-cho-nishi"
-Bus: “Hiroshima Bus Center” or “Kamiyacho”
-Astram Line: “Kencho-mae”

Edion Hiroshima Main Store

Edion: for electronics and your lifestyle.
Offering a wide selection of home electronics at reliably low prices as well as digital cameras and interchangeable lenses, computers, Apple products, clocks and watches, mobile phones, toys and hobby items, daily necessities, and miscellaneous goods.

ADDRESS

6-27 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
SOGO Hiroshima Main Bldg. 6F

TEL.:082-846-5093

HOURS

10:00–19:30

*Same as SOGO Hiroshima shop hours.
*Closed Dates: None

ACCESS

-Hiroshima Electric Railway (city tram):
"Kamiya-cho-nishi"
-Bus: “Hiroshima Bus Center” or “Kamiyacho”
-Astram Line: “Kencho-mae”

Popular Sightseeing Spots

Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku-dōmu)

This is a building that was destroyed on the 6th of August, 1945, by the first atomic bombing in human history. The building was originally the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. Now it is known as a symbolic place, as a tragic reminder of the destructive force of nuclear weapons. The site was designated as a World Heritage site in 1996.

Hiroshima Castle(Hiroshima-jo)

This castle, also known as “Carp Castle,” was built by Terumoto Mori in 1589. It was completely destroyed by the atomic bomb and was rebuilt in 1958. Now it is a history museum centered on Samurai culture, and exhibits Hiroshima castle artifacts that were excavated such as gold leaf castle roof tiles.