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Tourism in Hiroshima

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Miyajima day trip

Miyajima is one of the place what you can underestimate how much time can you spend there during the day. I spent there only a few hours before I went to Iwakuni on the afternoon which was clearly not enough time to barely visit the island. To get to the island is really cheap. The […]

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Bike tour to Saka

Saka is one of the best place to enjoy the sandy beaches and sounds of the waves during the night or daytime in the summer season while roasting yourself under the sun close to Hiroshima. If this fits you I recommend to try this place at least once during our stay. Though this spot way […]

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The Hiroshima Peace Pagoda, Buddhist Relics, and a Nice Hike

The Hiroshima Peace Pagoda, Buddhist Relics, and a Nice Hike Gyan Kumar, July 2020 Buddhism is Humanity’s most ancient world religion, and its emphasis on non-violence is well known to all. In the wake of World War 2, it therefore comes as little surprise that Buddhism would play a crucial role in the rebranding of […]

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Takaoyama, Temple Ruins, and the Best View of Hiroshima

Takaoyama, Temple Ruins, and the Best View of Hiroshima(…in the author’s opinion) Text by Gyan Kumar, photos by Phillip Holbek, July 2020 East of Hiroshima lies Takaoyama, or Mt. Takao, a 425m tall mountain. Takaoyama is peculiar in two ways: the first is that its top is barren, with many large boulders, thus offering the […]