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Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19(Coronavirus), the events originally scheduled for 2020 and 2021 may be postponed or cancelled.
Please check the original website before you actually schedule them.

Fireworks Display, "Hiroshima Yume Minato Hanabi Taikai"

Speaking of Japanese Summer, “Hanabi -fireworks- “it is.

Not only for fun, but it also contains the purpose of cooling the hot summer and/or memorial service, Japanese people have a custom to watch fireworks in summer.

This “Hiroshima Yume Minato Fireworks Display” is one of the biggest fireworks festivals in Hiroshima area.
*We are very sorry to inform you that this event for 2021 has been cancelled.

Every year on the 4th Saturday of July, for an hour between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM, variety of fireworks are launched. The most representative one is “KIKU- Chrysanthemum-” fireworks.

Launched up to the night sky highly and blooms a huge round flower.

Each layer fires beautiful color of light and decorate the dark sky so brightly.

Many different shapes of fireworks can be seen as well; such as birds, butterflies, and animation characters.

What kind of fireworks can be seen at the next fireworks festival?

It is for sure that you shall get satisfied at the end.

After the fireworks display, ba…
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You may feel like you have a time travel. Kintaikyo Bridge Festival

Even if you don't know the name of Kintaikyo Bridge, you may have seen a picture of a wooden bridge that consists of five arches.
That is the Kintaikyo Bridge.




The history of the bridge
In 1601, when the lord of the domain, Hiroie Kikkawa, was given the territory of Iwakuni area where current Kintaikyo Bridge is located, he immediately started developing the castle town.
Since it was right after a long war, he put more weight on defense; he built a castle on the mountain as a fort and a dwelling at the foot, and he formed the city with a 200-meter-wide Nishiki river as a moat.
The lower-class samurai who lived outside of the moat had to across the Nishiki River on a daily basis, but they often faced the problem of the bridge being washed away; therefore, he tried to build a bridge that imitates the bridge descried in the book about West Lake in Hangzhou, China.
After repeated trial and error, the bridge that won’t be washed away was completed finally in 1673…

Art using plants, "Kokedama (moss ball)" and "Ikebana"

Learn Japanese flower arrangement or Kokedama making in a relaxed, casually elegant atmosphere in a room with a view of Setouchi(the Seto Inland Sea) and the Miyajima Island. This is an experience that you can easily add before or after sightseeing in Miyajima.

After your class is over, you can appreciate your own work while having a nice cup of tea. In addition, the teacher is also a kimono-dresser, it would be nice to wear a kimono as an option and take commemorative photos with your work! (An additional fee is required. Also, if you want to go sightseeing in a kimono, you can talk to the teacher.)
What's Kokedama (Moss Ball)?What's Ikebana?ReservationAccess
What's Kokedama (Moss Ball)? Kokedama, or moss ball, has been around for a long time as an alternative form of Bonsai, traditional Japanese art of appreciating familiar natural trees and plants on a miniature scale.



With their roots wrapped in moss balls, Kokedama ar…

Completely private open-air bath, no more worry about the eyes around you!

In the fresh nature, Completely covered, Invisible from the outside, and there are Only you and family or close buddy…

Looking for such an open-air bath? Then, this is absolutely for you! Here "Masa-no-Hinokiyu" will fulfill all your wishes.





Open the door, and you will find a cypress bath made of Hinoki (Japanese cypress) in a space surrounded by rocks. Hinoki gives off a very nice scent to relax. Why don't you take a break from your busy trip while listening to the quiet murmuring of the river?

You can also enjoy river trekking in the same Yuki area. This "Masa-no-Hinokiyu" is also a great place to warm up your body after fully enjoying playing in the river.
On the day of use, please finish check-in at Hiroshima Yuki Experience Centre (next to the Yuki Lodge). This open-air bath is about a 3-minute walk from there.
Contact Hiroshima Yuki Experience Centre <mailto:be@yuki-pla.net>
For further informationhttps://yuki-pla.net/en-index/
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Make more enjoyable travel for children with Numaji Transportation Museum

Traveling that adults find fun is not always fun for children, too.
If you are traveling over Japan with family for a few weeks, let's pick up a place where your kids can fully enjoy sometimes.

Numaji Transportation Museum (Hiroshima City Transportation Museum) is a place that makes people who like vehicles feel happy.


The picture above shows "Vehicle City", a panoramic model of futuristic mega-city transportation that occupies the entire 3rd floor of this facility.

There are countless models of cars, ships, trains and airplanes displayed, as well as riding experience zone of fun bicycles and battery car.


An atomic bombed train"Hiroshima Electric Railway Type 650 No.654 train", which is also a witness of history, is on display as well. Manufactured in 1942, it kept running across Hiroshima city before and after the atomic bomb was dropped and encouraging the citizens. It is the one of "Reconstruction symbols of Hiroshima".



Access 5-minute walk from Ch…

Break down stereotypes! This is the TRANSPARENT INCINERATION PLANT.

Who can believe that this building is an incineration plant?

But it really is. This modern architecture is actually an incineration plant of Hiroshima city, designed by Architect Yoshio Taniguchi who also designed MoMA’s new building.

In the center of this building is there a tunnel-shaped transparent passage called "Ecolium"; in other words, you can stand in the middle of this factory and look out over the factory. Please make a challenge how “Instagramable” picture you can take.

Ecolium is open from 9:00AM through 4:30PM every day!

At the end, you will see the wide view of calm Seto Inland Sea, with this huge and modern architecture on your behind! Take steps down to the ground outside and see the sea and park with greenery and take a walk around.

During weekdays, from Monday through Friday, you can also go up to the 6th floor (the entrance is on the 1st floor of the building), a really nice viewing gallery must be seen.
Of course, this is all free of charge.

For further i…

Until the day you can come visit Hiroshima, please see the Peace Memorial Museum exhibits online

For those cannot visit Hiroshima due to the COVID-19 pandemic now, please use Google Arts & Culture to get to know the history and thoughts of people related to the atomic bombing in Hiroshima.

Click the text below to see some of the exhibits in the Peace Memorial Museum.
Google Arts & Culture, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

And when you are able to come to Hiroshima, please visit the Peace Memorial Museum.
In addition to what you can see online, the Peace Memorial Museum exhibits things related to Hiroshima's history, the reality caused by the atomic bombings, and the process of reconstruction.


Also, in the Peace Memorial Park where the Peace Memorial Museum stands, there is the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims and the Rest house, the existing A-bombed building. Please stop by, as well.