COVID-19 Gradual Reopening
This region is beginning the slow process to reopen after the COVID-19 closures.
Measures are in place to prevent the further spread of the virus, and social distancing and hand sanitisation rules will still apply.
Some venues in this area may remain closed or be disrupted, however many are gradually allowing visitors again.
Updated 23 May 2020
Hiroshima was almost completely wiped out by the atomic bombing during WWII, and the modern re-development means it has a different atmosphere to many other cities. It has a vibrant local food culture, and an open, spacious city offering a variety of world-class attractions. The nearby island of Miyajima also makes for an excellent day trip or overnight stay.