Western Honshu

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

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  • 1. A-Bomb Dome

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    This ruin is a poignant symbol of man's self-destructiveness. It was the city's old Industrial Promotion Hall, and it stands in stark contrast...Read More

  • 2. Children's Peace Monument

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    Many consider this the most profound memorial in Peace Memorial Park. The figure is of Sadako, a 10-year-old girl who developed leukemia as...Read More

  • 3. Flame of Peace

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    Behind the Memorial Cenotaph, this flame will be extinguished only when all atomic weapons are banished. In the meantime, every August 6, the...Read More

  • 4. Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

    Naka-ku | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    The memorial recounts the stories of known victims of the atomic devastation. In addition to the extensive archives of names, a collection of...Read More

  • 5. Memorial Cenotaph

    Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    Designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, the cenotaph resembles the primitive A-frame houses of Japan's earliest inhabitants. Buried inside...Read More

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