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Culture in Hiroshima

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Hiroshima Food Festival

Hiroshima Food Festival

Emmie Tsumura

This festival is a food-lovers paradise, showcasing local food and drink from all 23 cities and towns across Hiroshima Prefec...

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Tradition of Tondo Matsuri

Tradition of Tondo Matsuri

JJ Walsh

At Shrines around the city, small New Year festivals called Tondo Matsuri are held to burn old good luck charms and to roast ...

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Daishoin Temple

Daishoin Temple

Daishō-in or Daisyō-in is a historic Japanese temple complex with many temples and statues on Mount Misen, the holy mountain ...

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Senko-ji Temple

Senko-ji Temple

Senkoji Temple (千光寺) is perhaps Onomichi's most iconic landmark, perched near the summit of Mount Senkoji with views of th...

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Orizuru Tower

Orizuru Tower

With its beautiful skylines and active waterways, Oizuru Tower offers its visitors a way to see all of that activity—day or n...

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Hiroshima Peace Pagoda

Hiroshima Peace Pagoda

The Peace Pagoda, or busshari-tō as it it called in Japanese, was built at the instigation of a Bhuddhist monk named Nichidat...

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Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle, also known as Carp Castle, was originally built in the 1590s. It was destroyed by the atomic bomb along wit...

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Miyajima and Heaven 6

Miyajima and Heaven

Sleiman Azizi

What you see on Miyajima, close to Hiroshima in western Japan, is up to you. Itsukushima Shrine, the floating gate, Gojunoto ...

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