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Hiroshima

Photo of the Day – Red O Torii in Miyajima

Japan’s third most visited tourist attraction is Miyajima Island. The O Torii, The Grand Gate, is a gargantuan landmark that visitors would first see from afar. As the ferry comes closer, the red gate looks admirably stunning. When you get near it, the giant structure dwarfs everyone around. The closer

Delicious Okonomiyaki in Hiroshima!

When I got back to Hiroshima City, from Miyajima Island, I walked again for a long time at the Peace Boulevard. This time, no more camwhoring. I’ve used up my 5 GB memory card in the island. 🙂 I decided to try Hiroshima’s famous okonomiyaki, a Japanese pancake. It was easy to find the

Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island

Miyajima is an island just an hour by tram (to its last station) from Hiroshima Station. It takes 30 minutes via JR Line Train. From the last tram station, I took a huge ferry to the island for ten minutes. Miyajima Island is Japan’s third most visited tourist attraction. Here,

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

You can’t unsee all the things you’ve seen inside Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. They will be with you forever. They might not haunt you but they’ll stay in your memory. The history. The displays. The graphic photos. The voices. The clothes. The ruins. The objects. The haunting feeling. The guilt. The horrors and terrors. The scream. The hopelessness. The victims.

Landmarks to see at Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima

There are no more traces of the war and the atomic bombing in Hiroshima. Except for the A-Bomb Dome which is preserved and sturdily standing by the river. People are moving on but they don’t forget that saddest day of their lives and they don’t forget to honor the 140,000 victims
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