Travel Blogs from Iwakuni
... River in a series of five wooden arches.
The bridge is located on the foot of Mt. Yokoyama, at the top of which lies Iwakuni Castle.Kikkou Park, which includes the bridge and ...
... egg on rice, and I had a huge plate of fried prawns, yum! We went on the ropeway cable car up to the mountain, but still, that doesn't take you all the way. We walked another half hour, up hill, to get to the top. The view was incredible. We could see Hiroshima and other islands for miles, even when it was a little smoggy. Tonight we are heading out for some okonomiyaki! I can't wait I'm sure it will be ...
... down we found Citidines, our home for the next week. Ok, our accommodation so far has been outstanding. In Tokyo we were 10 minutes from the subway, and within walking distance of Shinjuku, one of Tokyos' central hubs for shopping, eating and everything else Tokyo has to offer. The room was big with its own kitchenette so we were able to do our own meals and it is fairly new. In Kyoto again our hotel was 10 minutes walk from Kyoto station and ...
... interesting. The Cenotaph, Flame of Peace and Pond of Peace are separate entities which combine to form one picture of remembrance. You can stand directly in front of the Cenotaph and look though over the Pond of Peace to the Flame of Peace, and there in the background is the Dome. It's quite a view. The Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims is very similar in idea to that in Nagasaki. It's circular in design, and ...
The train ride to Hiroshima was to last an hour and twenty minutes. I was looking forward to the sea crossing from Kyushu Island to the larger mainland Honshu but we went thru a tunnel so no bridge ...
Other places to stay in Iwakuni
2-5-21 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $68
1-1-7 Iwakuni, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $167
3-1-12 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $56
2-9-30 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $43
2-3-8 Marifu-Cho, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $39
4-8-2 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $72