Takehara is a city on the Seto Inland Sea with a rich natural environment and warm climate. It is conveniently located close to Hiroshima Port and Hiroshima Expressway, offering easy access to the central urban area.
A small island in the Seto Inland Sea, Okunoshima has attracted the attention of social media users smitten with its 700-strong band of friendly feral rabbits. On the island, visitors can enjoy camping and cycling.
Old buildings, once thriving salt factories and sake breweries, have also been preserved, along with the scenic temple townscape.
1-1-10 Chuo, Takehara City
From JR Hiroshima Station South Exit, ride a highway bus. Approx 90 mins