Hiroshima

  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • CultureCulture
  • Great FoodGreat Food

Known as the world's first city in history to be hit by a nuclear weapon, this city features memorial museums, shrines, and castles.

Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan. The city's name means "Broad Island" in Japanese. Hiroshima is best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped an atomic bomb on the city at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II. Hiroshima has a humid subtropical climate characterized by mild winters and hot humid summers.
Continue reading...

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Hiroshima #5
  • 広島平和記念資料館 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial
  • Hiroshima
  • Hiroshima Castle
  • 200509 hiroshima museum of art
   

Plan your perfect trip to Japan!

Easily create an itinerary based on your preferences: Where to visit? For how long? What to do there?

Plan your trip

Top destinations in the Chugoku region

Recommended attractions

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Recently saved trips:

What people say

More testimonials
The website is owned and operated by RoutePerfect Ltd. Hotel reviews Powered by