Hiroshima is a beautiful city blessed with a rich natural environment, nestled between lush green mountains and the tranquil Seto Inland Sea, with six rivers flowing through its center.
On August 6, 1945, the city was reduced to ashes by the first atomic bombing in human history. Nevertheless, thanks to the unflagging efforts of its people, and support from inside and outside of Japan, Hiroshima achieved a remarkable recovery and has since sought to spread the ideal of perpetual peace.
Peace Memorial Park welcomes scores of people every year, and in 1996, the Atomic Bomb Dome was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hiroshima has recently been dubbed the "City of Water," and in addition to the pleasure boat cruises and open cafés, visitors can travel around historic sites such as Hiroshima Castle and Shukkei-en while perusing the city's three art galleries. There are also plenty of unique local delicacies to try, including okonomiyaki and oyster cuisine.
For beautiful city landscapes that coexist harmoniously with nature, look no further than Hiroshima!
1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima City (3F, International Conference Center Hiroshima)