Hiroshima is located on Honshu, the largest Japanese island, and is a major business and travel hub of Japan. The city's variety of museums, gardens, temples and shopping opportunities, together with world-class restaurants and accommodation in Hiroshima, make it one of Japan's most visited cities. Travellers from all over the world - from Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and more - spend their holidays on cheap Hiroshima travel packages.
Sometimes called "the City of Peace," Hiroshima is remembered for its tragic role at the end of World War II, the first city subjected to nuclear warfare. But Hiroshima has experienced an amazing rebirth since those times, and today the city has much to offer year-round for travellers of every taste and budget, perfect for cheap holidays to Hiroshima. Buzzing with activity, Hiroshima offers night clubs, theatres, bars and pubs, shopping and fine dining with a wide array of restaurants serving cuisines from all over the world, including Malaysia, Spain, Italy, France, China, India and more.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, in central Hiroshima. The museum presents information about the atomic bombing with the hope of contributing to the abolition of nuclear weapons. Hiroshima Peace Memorial is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Hiroshima Museum of Art, located in Hiroshima's Central Park, showcases a large collection of French renaissance art. Shukkei-en Garden is a beautifully landscaped Japanese garden with graceful teahouses, ponds, bridges and waterfalls. And Hiroshima Castle, a replica of the original castle built in the 1590s, serves as a museum of Hiroshima's history and is spectacular during cherry blossom season.
Hondori Street is the traditional retail centre of Hiroshima. This covered street features countless clothing shops, restaurants, shopping malls and three large department stores. Hiroshima is home to several professional and non-professional sports teams, but sports fans know that the city is best known for its baseball teams.
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Thanks to the international airport located nearby, flights to Hiroshima arrive from a number of cities in Japan such as Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, as well as international cities like Seoul, Guam, Bangkok, Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing, Dalian and other locations throughout the world. Hiroshima travel packages are a specialty of Direct Flights - book yours today.