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This gives the answer to what KAGURA is

If you are planning to watch 3-day Kagura performance online this week (on December 21st, 22nd and 23rd), this video is really recommended to watch in advance so you can enjoy Kagura performance well! Each Kagura performance is telling a story, and if you know the story, you can understand what is going on at the performance, which makes it more enjoyable! This video gently tells you one major story of Kagura with animation!
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2 days in Hiroshima "Basic itinerary to visit the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites"

Just one day is too short time to spend if you are visiting both two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Itsukushima Shrine. So, we would definitely recommend you to stay in Hiroshima for at least  two days ! Day1 : Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and its surroundings Day2 : Itsukushima Shrine and beautiful nature in Miyajima Island Day 1 Many people start walking around from the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, but we think that it would be easier for you to understand the history of the Atomic Bomb Dome and places you are standing at if you go around in the order listed below. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is located in the Peace Memorial Park. If you come to Hiroshima to learn about its history, we highly recommend you to visit here.

Winter Illumination, "Hiroshima Dreamination"

This event for 2020  has just been decided to close at the time of December 11, 2020. Please look forward to the next Hiroshima Dreamination lit up! The way to enjoy seasons in Japan is to see fireworks in the summer as mentioned earlier, but when it comes to the winter, illumination it is. Various illumination events are held in the places over Japan in winter; in Hiroshima, "Hiroshima Dreamination" is held from mid-November through early January. What good point about this Dreamination in Hiroshima is that it is held in downtown, which makes it easy for you to stop by, on your way from/ to the hotels and the restaurants. Without being worried about transportations at night, enjoy a leisurely stroll around. Peace Boulevard, a major road running from east to west through downtown Hiroshima City, and area around it, are going to be decorated with approximately 1.4 million of LED light bulbs. Hiroshima Dreamination will light up the winter nights of Hiroshima wi

360-degree panoramic view of Setouchi!? Enjoy it from the top of Mount Misen.

If there is nothing higher than you around, nothing will disturb your 360-degree panoramic view. Climb the highest mountain in Miyajima, Mount Misen (Altitude: 535 meters/ 1,755ft. above sea level), and you'll see a number of islands floating on the calm waters in the distance. Top of Mount Misen , courtesy of Hiroshima Pref. So, how do you get to the top of Mount Misen? You have only a choice to hike up on your own foot. There are mainly three courses to hike up Mount Misen. -Momijidani Course -Daisho-in Course -Omoto Course Momijidani Course  (* This course is closed from August 17, 2020 through March 31, 2021)  - Takes about 1.5 – 2 hours one-way.  - This is the most popular course and re

caffè PONTE

Sidewalk caffè that stands at the foot of bridge leading to the Peace Memorial Park. How about taking a break, viewing the calm river in front of you? You can enjoy not only coffee but also meals such as pasta and pizza. -Italian cuisine -English menu -Vegetarian options -Gluten-free options -Free WiFi -Credit card accepted For further information:  https://www.caffeponte.com/index-e.html

Hiking to fully enjoy the beauty of the valley in Hiroshima!

After you are satisfied with seeing World Heritage Sites or walking around the city, why not go on an excursion from Hiroshima for a day next? The recommended destination is Sandankyo, a large 16km (about 10miles) -long gorge. Put yourself completely in the natural mountain. All you can hear is the murmuring of the river and the birds chirping. Of course, you can choose the length of the course to hike; you can go in and out in a short time, or you can enjoy it for more than 5 hours. Let yourself jump into the wonderful scenery drawing! -Kurobuchi- Among the courses you can choose from, Kurobuchi is definitely worth visiting. Kurobuchi is a place about 50 minutes on foot from the Sandankyo Main Entrance. This is a place where you can feel the magnificence of nature, such as the cliffs that seem to stretch out from the water, the sky that can be seen between the rocks, and the scenery reflected on the calm water surface. There you can find a Tosen (a small boat). Please try it and enjoy