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Back In Hiroshima For The 1st Time In 3 Years; Heaven Temple Mountain, Famous Sights Revisited, The Cheapest Meal, Quality Dog Time & New Years Customs!

  It may have been three years since I was last in Hiroshima but fact is that it’s actually been over four years since I spent any time of significance in the city. That last visit was very much an … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Things To Do In Hiroshima City Once You’ve Done The Big Two!

Visit the A-Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park & Museum. ✅ Take a day trip to Miyajima. ✅    So what do you do in Hiroshima when you’ve done those two things? Well most tourists return to Osaka/Kyoto and/or Tokyo. However, some … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2016-17 Pt II: Away Days

Miyajima-guchi station is the gateway to Miyajima and it’s World Heritage listed Itsukushima Shrine. Almost everyone arriving at the station is about to visit the island but not Tokyo Fox though! One likes to do things differently and so I headed in … Continue reading

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Hiroshima-ken 2015/16 Pt IV: A Walking Tour Plus Other Various Bits And Pieces

When my sister and her family visited visited Hiroshima last year she picked up an  alternative sights pamphlet and passed it on to me when they they visited Tokyo after that. It included the Futabanosato Historical Walking Trail and Mitaki Temple which I did on … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2014 Pt I – Gokurakujiyama & Shukkei-en Garden

Obviously the two main sights to see when in Hiroshima are the Peace Memorial Park &  Museum and Miyajima but having done them both on each of my previous two visits in 2005 and 2013 I was wondering what else … Continue reading

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