A neighbourhood in Hiroshima
Highlights around Downtown
Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum
History museum housed in an elementary school nearby to the atomic bombing, used as a refuge and relief station.
Hiroshima Genbaku Dome
The only structure left standing in the area when the first atomic bomb exploded. UNESCO world heritage listed, it has been preserved in the same state as immediately after the bombing.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
A world-class history museum dedicated to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
A beautiful park space close to the site of the atomic bombing, built as a memorial to those killed and dedicated to world peace.
Hondori Shopping Street
The main shopping street of downtown Hiroshima, a large covered street full of all range of local shops, cafes, restaurants and department stores.
National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
A solemn memorial space dedicated to the victims of the atomic bombing.
A food theme park with 25 restaurants all serving different variations of Okonomiyaki - savoury pancakes containing meat, fish, vegetables, and a range of other ingredients.
Orizuru Tower Lookout
Tower in downtown Hiroshima with an stunning view over the city and nearby peace park.