Western Honshu Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Western Honshu - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Adachi Museum of Art

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The gardens at the Adachi are some of the most breathtaking in all of Japan. Although visitors cannot enter the gardens themselves, the...

Hiroshima Children's Museum

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The city's hands-on children's museum is a good diversion for the kids. The joyful noise of excited children alleviates the somber mood...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

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A visit here may be too intense for some, but to appreciate the horror of the bombing and the hope that made Hiroshima into the city...

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

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Next to the Shukkei Garden, this museum is a visual treat. Standouts include two particularly surrealistic pieces: a typically fantastical...

Kurashiki Museum of Folkcraft

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Founded in 1936, the Museum of Folkcraft highlights the beauty of traditional objects used in everyday life. Housed in a series of 18th-century...

Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum

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The museum has a good collection of the author's manuscripts and other artifacts related to his life in Japan. One room also holds small...

Matsue English Garden

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This garden is of the same scale, arrangement, and style of any traditional English garden. There's an outdoor rest area, fountain plaza,...

Matsue History Museum

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This small museum gives visitors a good overview of Matsue's 400-year history. In addition to a diorama of the old castle town and scenes...

Museum of Oriental Art

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On display at any time are at least 2,000 items from an impressive collection. Special exhibitions vary, but they generally show how...

Ohara Art Museum

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In 1930 noted art collector and founder Magosaburo Ohara built this Parthenon-style building to house a collection of Western art with...

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