RIHGA Royal Hotel Hiroshima
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Adding to the lengthy list of transport options from this trip (scenic train, local train, subway train, fast train, superfast train, bus, minibus, furnicular, taxi, street car) we have now added ferry, fast ferry, and gondola. We caught the street car form in front of the hotel down to the train station and then the train to the ferry and ferry to …
Expectation is everything. We had been told that Hiroshima was not a pretty city given that it was all new, a concrete jungle. And we all pictured something like Detroit. The station was pretty. The trip across the rivers on the street cars was nice. Then we got off and walked the five or so blocks to our hotel through a not terribly picturesque …
The age old question for Paul is always 'where can I jog?' so rather than pay the exorbitant fee of $40/day to use the hotel gym, we decided on a path around the Peace Park. The only issue being the ridiculous heat so up at the crack of dawn we ran around the Peace Park greeting the other crazy morning exercisers. Despite the heat, it was well …
The city of Hiroshima doesn't have an underground like most major cities, instead it has a tramline and we hopped on this on Friday to head out to the island of Miyajima. The tram ride proved an interesting experience, allowing us to observes the locals in their natural habitat. Surprisingly despite the heat, the Japanese feel the need to wear …
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Must needed luxury after our first stop proved little more than a backpacker's hostel. Comfortable large rooms with great views. Excellent staff. Couldn't be more convenient for exploring the city on foot.
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