Chugoku Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Itsukushima Shrine

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto holy site on Miyajima Island in the Seto Island Sea near Hiroshima, has a history dating back to the sixth century, when the first shrines were likely erected on the ...  Read more

Miyajima Island

4.5 star rating: Recommended 61 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Miyajima Island (also known as Itzukushima) has been a Shinto holy place for centuries and is home to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Itsukushima Shrine, a red gate (torii) rising from the water ...  Read more

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

4.5 star rating: Recommended 45 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Also called Genbaku Dome, this landmark was the only building left standing after the Enola Gay dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, eventually killing 140,000 people. Genbaku is the ...  Read more

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Few will forget the fateful events of Aug. 6, 1945, when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city, effectively ending World War II and costing the lives of some 80,000 residents, and ...  Read more

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