Yuuki Maomi and sightseeing in Hiroshima
Sightseeing in Hiroshima, Japan is one of the most memorable experiences of life. Hiroshima, Japan is the first city in the history to be bombed by an atom bomb. The places of tourist interest in Hiroshima include both historic as well as the modern and local art. A brave fighter to usher an era of peace in the world, Hiroshima is a mandatory one on your Japan visit.
Sightseeing in Hiroshima, Japan revolves round the peace memorial. Opened in 1955, the building houses the peace dome and the Peace Memorial Museum. Various themes like Hiroshima before and after the explosion, an account of development of the atomic weapons, the events at 8:15am of August 6, 1945, and the awfulness following the event etc are displayed using vivid displays and artifacts donated by the sufferers. The show ends with the messages of harmony presented by guests from across the world, including the Dalai Lama and the Pope. Prefectural Art Museum depicts the prettiness and revulsion of life and human nature through citations.
Sightseeing in Hiroshima, Japan takes you on your Hiroshima tour to Hiroshima Castle. Built in 1591 by Terumoto Mori, a general of high caliber is now a National Treasure. Its first two floors demonstrate the history of Hirosima. The third floor displays various battle armor and weapons. The fourth floor has extraordinary exhibits on Hiroshima's culture. Hiroshima tour is incomplete without a visit to the City Museum of Contemporary Art. The exceptionally designed museum on Hiji Mountain, it is the first of the Japanese public art museums promoting contemporary art.
Sightseeing in Hiroshima, Japan must include a visit to Itsukushima Shrine on the scenic Miyajima Island. A National Treasure and UNESCO World Heritage site, it was built in 593. The island also has more than a few temples and beautiful beaches dotted with campsites and a public aquarium.
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