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Hiroshima

Asia
25+

Rank in Japan

2

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Yen(JPY)
Weather
Rain 26℃
Time
21:49 PM (GMT +09:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Hiroshima

When we hear Hiroshima, the first thought that comes to mind is the horrific atomic bomb attack. Fortunately, Hiroshima is now a modern, cosmopolitan city welcoming tourists to witness its excellent cuisine and active nightlife.

Today, with a population of more than 1.1 million, Hiroshima can brag about its various attractions. There is much to see in Hiroshima. Be it World Heritage sites, famous shrines and temples, museums, local culture, and entertainment - Hiroshima has it all. Hiroshima is safe to visit with no residual radiation. It is also known as the City of Water because of the six beautiful rivers flowing across the city. Its residents show amazing hospitality. You’ll never be short of things to do during your stay in Hiroshima. Check our recommendations and make the most of your time in this corner of Japan. Exciting and unforgettable experiences await you.

Continent Country
Asia Japan
Airport Name / IATA Code
Hiroshima Airport HIJ
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
HIW Hiroshima-Nishi Airport


Hiroshima
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
October, November, April, May: In April, the cherry blossoms bloom. October and November are perfect months for a visit with less rain and cool, refreshing temperatures.
Moderate time to visit
January, February, March, June, December: These months are moderate and low season. In December, unlike other countries, many monuments are closed due to Christmas/New Year.
Worst time to visit
July, August, September: While June and August witness heavy rains and unpleasantly warm and humid climate, in September, the typhoons keep you indoors.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 2 2 5 10 15 19 24 25 21 14 9 4
Maximum temprature (℃) 10 11 14 20 24 27 31 33 29 23 17 12
Rain fall (mm) 48 66 107 165 155 254 231 109 191 107 66 46
Population
1.1 (Millions)
Official Language
Japanese
Spoken Language
Japanese
Other Language
English, Chinese and... Read more
Police
110
Ambulance
119
Taxi
Start Tariff: JPY 65... Read more

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Yes

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.98
Cup of Coffee USD 3.38
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.82
Rice/Kg USD 3.64
White Bread USD 1.87
Eggs (12) USD 2.03
Combo Meal USD 6.34
Fine Dining USD 34.97
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 1.26
Domestic Beer USD 4.66
Imported Beer USD 5.60
Bottle of Wine USD 11.19
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 4.57
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.61
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 1.96
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 699.38
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Cook your own Okonomiyaki. It is a local sweet delicacy
  • Take a cruise to the World Heritage site Itsukushima Shrine and indulge in a spectacular view from the sea
  • Go for the Hiroshima Cycling Peace Tour with a local guide
  • Take part in fruit picking
  • Make a trip to the floating Grand Torii Gate at the shrine on Miyajima Island by kayak!

 

Shopping
Pacela
6-78 Motomachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0011, Hiroshima Prefecture
Distance From City Center
1.8 Km
Kamiyacho Shareo
100 Motomachi, Naka-Ku | Subway Avenue, Hiroshima 730-0011, Hiroshima Prefecture
Distance From City Center
1.3 Km
Hiroshima Parco Honkan
10-1 Hondori, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0035, Japan
Distance From City Center
1.2Km
The Outlets Hiroshima
4-chome-1-番1号 Ishiuchihigashi, Saeki Ward, Hiroshima, 731-5196, Japan
Distance From City Center
10.5 Km
Pokemon Center Hiroshima
6-27 Motomachi Naka-Ku | Hiroshima 730-0011 Hiroshima Prefecture
Distance From City Center
994 meters
Asse
2-37 Matsubaracho Minami-ku Minami Hiroshima 732-0822 Hiroshima Prefecture
Distance From City Center
2.5 km
Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai
8-18 Hondori Naka-ku Hiroshima 730-0000 Hiroshima Prefecture
Distance From City Center
1.8 km
ORiŞA
Nakaku, Mikawacho, 5-15-301, Hiroshima, 730-0029, Japan
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Old art Hakodou Hiroshima shop
Japan, 730-0004 Hiroshima, Naka Ward, Higashihakushimacho
Distance From City Center
2 km
ANCHORET
Japan, 730-0854 Hiroshima, Naka Ward, Dohashicho, 2-43
Distance From City Center
824 meters
Hiroshima Yume Plaza(total reviews: 144)
8-28 Hondori Naka Ward Hiroshima 730-0035 Japan
Distance From City Center
1.5 km
Nagasakiya
6-8 Hondori, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0035, ಜಪಾನ್
Distance From City Center
1.8 km
Hiroshima Orizuru Tower
1 Chome-2-1 Otemachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0051, Japan
Distance From City Center
827 meters
Taxi
Hiroshima Kintetsu Taxis
Hiroshima Taxis
Hiroshima Daiichi Kotsu
Tsubame Kotsu
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Hitotsubu no Muscat - a type of Japanese sweet, a white wine grape coated with rice cake.
  • Momoji manju -  a maple-leaf shaped cake filled with mashed sweet bean paste.
  • Oyster soy sauce - Being the top oyster-producing city in Japan, this is one sauce you will love to take home.
  • Oyster crackers - They go well with beer.
  • Chikuhodo makeup brush - Serves as an awesome gift for make-up lovers, this brand is based in Hiroshima. The brushes are handmade and the best fur is used to make them.
  • Rice scoop paddle - Used for scooping rice, this paddle is also considered a good luck charm.
  • Lemon fruit water facial mask: This mask is solely available in Hiroshima. Perfect to rejuvenate and refresh the face after your trip.
  • Seaweed salt: Enhance the flavor of your dishes by using this premium salt brand.
  • Kendama: This simple toy with a ball and string keeps children busy for hours.
  • Tops: Known as Koma, this is the perfect souvenir for anyone back home who is in need of a hobby.

Tourist attractions in Hiroshima

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