Hotel New Ginkaku

8-19 Kyobashi-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 732-0828, Japan | Hotel
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Trains to Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by daveegray

... it was very quiet despite there being a few tourists. Across the river is the Peace Memorial Park which was built as a reminder of the events of August 6th 1945, but more importantly serves as a way of encouraging the nuclear disarmament of all countries of the world. At the Peace Memorial Park we were given an insight into the events of WW2, it was quite a distressing museum as the recollections of what happened the day the bomb ...

Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by thebartons99

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... and the victims of the bombings is to understand the truth about the devastation the bombs caused and to make sure such weapons of mass destruction are never used again.

After this very emotional visit, we headed downtown for lunch at a noodle house and then a visit to the more upbeat Hiroshima Children's Museum. This "museum" is an amazing four-story indoor playground mixed with a very ...

Miyajima island

A travel blog entry by evaclapham

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... our way past Some souvenir shops and restaurants to catch the ropeway (cable car) to the top of Mt Misen. The walk was beautiful with the path lined with those gorgeous autumn coloured trees, small waterfalls, colourful koi ponds and many tourists. Two cable car rides later we arrived at the Shishikoiwa observation deck close to the top of Mt Misen where the gods are believed to reside. I'm sure this is true as the view is heavenly. From here we had ...

A very moving experience

A travel blog entry by karennhollard

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... cranes and play their flutes. Very moving experience. We then went to the memorial hall where they had an amazing 360 degree view of the devastation following the bomb. We didn't want the kids to see too much about the after effects of the bomb so tool it in turns to visit the museum to learn about the lead up to the bomb and how it effected the city and the survivors. It was very interesting and well done although quite horrific ...

One thousand cranes

A travel blog entry by oliehuntersmart

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... bite!

You'll also be pleased to hear that after spending half an hour looking for a sports bar and an hour trying to find a way to watch the Wimbledon final online, I gave up, flicked on the tv in our room to and catch the news there it was! And they showed the entire match all be it with Japanese commentary, which I feel added to the match! Well done Murray for doing it in 3 sets, as I couldn't stay up much ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Kanayamacho Station area of Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hijiyama Park.
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