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The Heart of Hiroshima "Hiroshima Toyo Carp”

If you have visited Hiroshima as a tourist, what do you think the unique features that Hiroshima has to offer? One of the answers should be " Red are seen a lot." That "Red" comes from the team color of the local professional baseball team, the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. The team is so loved by the locals that many people who come to Hiroshima for work from other parts of Japan express that the people in Hiroshima spend a large percentage of their lives with the Carp. In fact, the day after a game, the next words come after "Good morning" is often "The Carp played well last night, didn't they?". Why is the team so loved? The Hiroshima Carp was established as a municipal baseball team without a parent company in 1949, only four years after the A-bomb was dropped in 1945.  *It became the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in 1967. As the newly e
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Enjoy the traditional performing arts of Hiroshima before or after your trip

Here, you can enjoy kagura videos at any time. The story of each performance is also introduced in English. About "What is Kagura", click here . For regular performances, click here . Yamata-no-Orochi (The Eight-Head Sneak Demon) Click here to read the summary. Jinrin (The Winged Demon) Click  here  to read the summary. Momijigari (Autumn Foliage Viewing) Click  here  to read the summary. Tsuchigumo (Earth Spiders) Click  here  to read the summary. *All videos are copyrighted by the Hiroshima Prefectural Citizens' Culture Center

Enjoy Hiroshima's traditional art form, Kagura, in the middle of Hiroshima City

You are lucky if you are in Hiroshima on Wednesday night. It is because you can see Kagura , one of Hiroshima's representative Traditional Performing Arts, in the downtown area of Hiroshima City. But what is Kagura then? Click here ( Kagura Monzen Touji Village ) Originally, Kagura was performed at local shrines after rice planting or harvesting, but now it is performed once a week on Wednesday nights in the center of Hiroshima City so that people who come from all over the world can see this enjoyable traditional performance. Hiroshima Kagura , like a play, is made up of a story. For example, in the play " Yamata no Orochi ," which is known by most people in Hiroshima, the god Susanoo-no-mikoto defeats a giant snake and saves an elderly couple whose daughters are swallowed by the snake every year. ©Hiroshima Prefectural Citizens' Culture Center Even if you don't understand the words, you will be able to recognize the gods, demons, samurai, etc. by the facial ex

Photo Wedding at Daishoin Temple

Have you heard of Daishoin Temple, which was ranked 16th on Tripadvisor as one of Japan's most popular tourist spots 2020 for foreigners? About five minutes walk from the exit of Itsukushima Shrine, there is a mountain rich in nature. On that mountain is the Daishoin Temple. There are several splendid Buddhist buildings on the site, and it is a solemn and quiet place. Why don't you capture the special moments of your life at this temple with its Japanese nature and beautiful buildings and gardens? The wedding department of the Miyajima Momiji-no-ga , "春六花-harurikka-", offers a wedding photo plan at Daishoin Temple. If you are interested, please see http://haruricca.com/img/en.pdf/ Harurikka Daishoin Temple この投稿をInstagramで見る Hiroshima_CVB_official(@hiroshimadays_hcvb)がシェアした投稿

Bags that harmonize Japanese obi and Western textiles in well-balanced

Miyajima Momiji-no-ga , which offers kimono and traditional costumes for noble women 1,000 years ago (Tsubo Shozoku) experiences, sells bags under the brand name “Lien”. “Lien” means "bond" in French. The bags are made of Japanese obi (sash) and Western textiles, and the face of the bag is decorated with wooden button that came from Miyajima's traditional craft, Miyajima rokuro-zaiku. An obi is a sash used when wearing a kimono, but it comes in a variety of patterns. There are gorgeous patterns as well as chic patterns. What they all have in common is that they are made of high-quality materials and each one of them is the only one. There is no other bag in the same as what you found. Please do not miss it! For further information:  https://lienmiyajima.com/ Access (Lien is located inside Momiji-no-ga)

Learn about the origins of Hiroshima on the Hiroshima River Cruise!

The Atomic Bomb Dome, a World Heritage Site, is located near the center of Hiroshima City. It was not originally a park, but rather a place where merchants once gathered and inns, restaurants, and theaters lined the streets of Hiroshima. Why did this place flourish? The outer moat of Hiroshima Castle has now been filled in and turned into land, on which various buildings stand, but right in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome was the southwest end of the outer moat. Nowadays, land transportation is well developed, but at that time, marine transportation was the mainstream. The river is very important for transporting goods to Hiroshima Castle. The castle was built facing the river, and merchants started their business because of the castle. "Hiroshima River Cruise" will take you around the outer walls of Hiroshima Castle while imagining such a scene.