Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
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Spent three days in Hiroshima with a side trip one afternoon to Himeiji to see the castle which unfortunately was under renovation. Back in Hiroshima we caught the local bus loop around town to visit the Peace Park and Museum. Sobering images of the H bomb and all it's destruction.The park was beside the river and lined with cherry blossom.while in …
Monday morning and it was time to leave Kyoto and head for Hiroshima. Bullet trains were the transport of choice and by getting to our first stop early we managed to pick up a bullet train magnet, very cool. We arrived in Hiroshima to a lot of cloud and the prospect of rain in the afternoon. We managed to leave our bags at the hotel and then grab a …
This morning we sleep in quite late. After breakfast we catch the tram to the Peace Memorial Park. We start at the A-Bomb dome which is actually the remains of the Hiroshima Prefectural Industry Promotion Hall. In 1945 it was being used by the government as offices of the Public Works and the Lumber District Control. It was a beautiful old-style …
Up reasonably early to catch the train to Hiroshima, this takes about 90 minutes. After a quick lunch at the station we check in to the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima which is right near the station. Then we set out for the island of Miyajima, this involves a train ride and a ferry. This island is most famous for its Shinto temple, Itsukushina Shrine. The …
... had the tickets before us, however, so we reasoned when they left, we’d follow. It worked perfectly.
Finally we were allowed to head up the stairs to the cars, where we boarded the first of our two airborne chariots. For reasons best known to themselves, they split the journey about two-thirds of the way up, and you go from a smaller, eight-seater car which runs on a circulating ropeway to a larger gondola which can hold thirty people – a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Granvia Hiroshima
A very convenient location right on the train station with all it's eateries and buses right by .
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