A vibrant, wealthy and happy-go-lucky metropolis, Hiroshima is best known as the first city in the world to feel the power of the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Emerging from the ashes a cosmopolitan and peaceful place, it sits on the coast of the Inland Sea, and is the gateway to a number of beautiful islands, including Miyajima with its famous, water-bound torri gate. At Hiroshima’s heart is the immense and tranquil Peace Park, the perfect place to learn about and reflect on the past, before enjoying a city that looks towards an even brighter future.
No trip to Hiroshima would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.
Hiroshima offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?
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We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Hiroshima: