Scenic Japan from the Water

Tourist Attraction Details

HIROSHIMA

  • Hiroshima Castle

    Hiroshima castle is a typical flat castle that was constructed by Mouri Terumoto, who was one of the most significant servants ("Godairou") of Hideyoshi Toyotomi.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Atomic Bomb Dome

    The Atomic Bomb Dome was located almost directly underneath the explosion, it somehow avoided complete destruction and the remains of the building still stand today.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Shimanami Kaido

    Shimanami Kaido is a 59.4 kilometer-long expressway for cars equipped with a walkway for pedestrians and bicycles. It connects six islands floating on Seto Inland Sea.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Taishakukyo Gorge

    There are a number of amazing stones on which some strange decorative designs are carved around Hibayama Mountain.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Miyajima Oyster

    Oysters are, without a doubt, the most famous of Hiroshima's seafood dishes. Additionally, winter is the season when oysters are at their most delicious.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Setouchi Shimanami Cycling Course

    Shimanami Kaido which crosses Seto Inland Sea spans about 70 kilometers from Onomichi City through six islands to Imabari City. Along this Shimanami Kaido runs Seto Inland Sea Crossing Cycling Route,

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Bandaiji-temple

    The lacquer-coated Kannon-do temple, amazingly blending in with shining clear ocean and the rough rock surface is well known as the fantastic scenery within Setonaikai Sea.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • MIBU HANA TAUE

    Intangible Cultural Heritage.Every 1st Sunday of June every year.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Mt. Misen

    At 535 meters this mountain is the highest on the island.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Mt. Fudekage

    The scenery of a number of islands, viewed from the 311m height summit, is designated as Seto Inland Sea National Park.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • The Tatara Bridge

    The Tatara Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge with its pure lines fits well in the landscape.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Miyajima

    In the early 17th century, Hiroshima clan administrators relocated the "pleasure quarters" out of the town that was growing around Hiroshima Castle to Miyajima.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Ozekiyama Park

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • OKUNOSHIMA

    About a quarter of an hour from Tadanoumi Port, Takehara City, this small island, just 4 km in circumference, is known for being home to some 700 wild rabbits, and attracts both domestic and overseas

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Onomichi

    Onomichi is a port that flourished before the age of steam ships.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Kinoe hot spring

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    This shrine is among the best in Japan with the superb architectural beauty of its bold and unique structure centered on the sea built in the elegant Shinden Zukuri architectural style.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    This shrine is among the best in Japan with the superb architectural beauty of its bold and unique structure centered on the sea built in the elegant Shinden Zukuri architectural style.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine(Marodo Shrine)

    Marodo Shrine is the primary auxiliary shrine of itsukushima Shrine.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    Snowy landscape

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Hiroshima Castle

    Hiroshima castle is a typical flat castle that was constructed by Mouri Terumoto, who was one of the most significant servants ("Godairou") of Hideyoshi Toyotomi.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Atomic Bomb Dome

    The Atomic Bomb Dome was located almost directly underneath the explosion, it somehow avoided complete destruction and the remains of the building still stand today.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Shimanami Kaido

    Shimanami Kaido is a 59.4 kilometer-long expressway for cars equipped with a walkway for pedestrians and bicycles. It connects six islands floating on Seto Inland Sea.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Taishakukyo Gorge

    There are a number of amazing stones on which some strange decorative designs are carved around Hibayama Mountain.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Miyajima Oyster

    Oysters are, without a doubt, the most famous of Hiroshima's seafood dishes. Additionally, winter is the season when oysters are at their most delicious.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Setouchi Shimanami Cycling Course

    Shimanami Kaido which crosses Seto Inland Sea spans about 70 kilometers from Onomichi City through six islands to Imabari City. Along this Shimanami Kaido runs Seto Inland Sea Crossing Cycling Route,

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Bandaiji-temple

    The lacquer-coated Kannon-do temple, amazingly blending in with shining clear ocean and the rough rock surface is well known as the fantastic scenery within Setonaikai Sea.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • MIBU HANA TAUE

    Intangible Cultural Heritage.Every 1st Sunday of June every year.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Mt. Misen

    At 535 meters this mountain is the highest on the island.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Mt. Fudekage

    The scenery of a number of islands, viewed from the 311m height summit, is designated as Seto Inland Sea National Park.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • The Tatara Bridge

    The Tatara Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge with its pure lines fits well in the landscape.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Miyajima

    In the early 17th century, Hiroshima clan administrators relocated the "pleasure quarters" out of the town that was growing around Hiroshima Castle to Miyajima.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Ozekiyama Park

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • OKUNOSHIMA

    About a quarter of an hour from Tadanoumi Port, Takehara City, this small island, just 4 km in circumference, is known for being home to some 700 wild rabbits, and attracts both domestic and overseas

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Onomichi

    Onomichi is a port that flourished before the age of steam ships.

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Kinoe hot spring

    ©Hiroshima Prefecture

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    This shrine is among the best in Japan with the superb architectural beauty of its bold and unique structure centered on the sea built in the elegant Shinden Zukuri architectural style.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    This shrine is among the best in Japan with the superb architectural beauty of its bold and unique structure centered on the sea built in the elegant Shinden Zukuri architectural style.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine(Marodo Shrine)

    Marodo Shrine is the primary auxiliary shrine of itsukushima Shrine.

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

  • Itsukushima Shrine

    Snowy landscape

    ©Itsukushima Shrine

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Related Routes
  • Hiroshima - Kure - Matsuyama

    A regular line jointly operated by Setonaikaikisen Inc. and Ishizaki Kisen Co., Ltd. which connects Hiroshima Port (Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken), Kure Port (Takara-cho, Kure-shi, Hiroshima-ken) , and ·Matsuyama Sightseeing Port(Takahama-cho, Matsuyama-shi, Ehime-ken) by a passenger car ferry in about 2 hours 45 minutes and by high speed passenger ship in about 1 hour 17 minutes.

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    Items of Interest Car Ferries Fare JPY 930 - 7100
    Dept. & Dest. Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama Sightseeing Port
  • Hiroshima - Kure - Matsuyama

    A regular line jointly operated by Setonaikaikisen Inc. and Ishizaki Kisen Co., Ltd. which connects Hiroshima Port (Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken), Ku...

    Items of Interest Car Ferries Fare JPY 930 - 7100
    Dept. & Dest. Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama Sightseeing Port