Hiroshima and Miyajima September 24th 2014 We arrived in Hiroshima at about 10am which was just over two hours after we left Kyoto. We dropped our bags off at our hotel and set off on foot towards the Atomic Bomb Dome.
It took us about half an hour to walk to the dome from our hotel. Along the way we passed heaps of shopping malls and restaurants. The dome is located in the middle of Hiroshima and a lovely park with memorials and a muse ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hiroshima » Hiroshima In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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