Green Rich Hotel Iwakuni Ekimae
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- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
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Travel Blogs from Iwakuni
... it continued to pour down harder and harder. At the top of the gardens we came to the A-Bomb Dome. The remnants of a building that was only about 600m from where the bomb exploded. It was amazingly intact for a 70 year old building that had been so close to the original blast.
Reading the information provided, I discovered that this was because the blast had pushed down and not across the building as the bomb was detonated above and ...
... in the suburbs of Hiroshima. A spiral walkway that ran round the circumference of the hall took us down to a large circular room with a small water feature in the centre. The circular walls showed a 360 degree panorama of Hiroshima from the hypocentre (the point directly below the atomic bomb explosion some 500m in the air) built from archival photos of the area. Below the panorama were the names of suburbs within Hiroshima that ceased to exist after the blast.
... said in his very best broken English. "Not a problem sir, what hotel did you say it was again?" She replied in perfect English. What an idiot! After a slight awkward cough Andy replied. The lady gave us a very useful English map and clear directions on how to get to our hotel so we were on our way.
Just like the buses you pay as you leave on the trams. The internet box is very useful when it comes to buses and trams that don't necessarily have the names ...
... style seats so they asked us if we could wait 5 minutes. No worries. After a few minutes, an elderly Japanese couple offered their table to us while they moved to the tatami mats and cushions on the floor! Amazing!
Lunch was delicious with tonkatsu and prawns, beer and sake. We were the last to leave the restaurant.
More shopping for the spice jars and then walked past the torii, pagoda and other buildings and towards the Daisho-in Buddhist temples. Talked to some ...
... have two ferries in perpetual motion between shore and island, and another company has three, it is a place where you can always find a spot on your own if you want one. There are three different routes up the hill for the view; given time I would have taken the one through Omoto park, which was almost deserted, but a hangover had delayed my start and I wanted to get back to buy a bus ticket to Fukuoka. If you don't fancy waking, there's a ropeway, which makes me think of ...