Urban West Hiroshima

Address: 1-2-26 Misasa-machi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 733-0003, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Yokogawa Station area of Hiroshima, is near Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Museum of Art, Mazda factory, and Setoda town.
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Day 20-21: Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on May 07, 2015

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... looking at they went around the entire floor a second time and thanked me for the education. While I was showing the Dutch tourists some things to look for in an 18th century Katana, Erika happened to overhear one of the guards trying to impress some of the Japanese school children. Erika explained that he had just told the children that one particular sword, which had a very brief description in English (Tachi sword - signed "Unji") was of such value it should ...

A beautiful garden of serenity

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 04, 2015

2 comments, 30 photos

Today we went Shukkeien Gardens, which were originally constructed in 1620. The name means literally "shrink-scenery garden", expressing the idea of collecting and miniaturising many scenic views and, according to tradition, it is modelled on west Lake in Hangzhou in China.

In the centre is Takuei Pond, which has more than 10 small islets, around its circumference mountains, valleys, bridges, tea cottages, and arbours, ...

Travelling Into An Earthquake Zone.

A travel blog entry by kim-davis on Feb 06, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... Fortunately, this woman's story had a happy ending in that her grandparents both survived against the odds to get married and have a family. I could feel myself getting a little choked up inside. The lady then gave me a paper crane, the symbol of longevity and peace. She was such a generous and interesting lady. Next I made my way to the Children's Peace Monument, dedicated to Sadako Sasaki, a girl who died from leukaemia 10 years after the bomb blast. She was only ...

Ocean Forest Remembers

A travel blog entry by oflc-japan2015 on Jan 21, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... her death and her school friends completed the rest to reach 1000.

Students, parents and grandparents from Ocean Forest made our own paper crane chain and it was laid underneath the Statue of Sadako. This is our small gesture to remember the devastation that happen in 1945 and to pray for world peace. A special thankyou goes to Pastor Rodney for making a number of tiny, perfect origami cranes which we added to our chain.


Miyajima and Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by emmahayes1990 on Nov 24, 2014

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... have to make a few train changes. Walking out of Universal City station you are straight onto City Walk which is all the bright lights of Universal. We found our hotel which was Universal Port, with our room which had views across the park, and then went down to explore the walk. There are lots of shops selling merchandise and a selection of eateries. Continuing a tradition we seem to have started in Florida we had dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and then called it a ...

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