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Best things to do in Hiroshima

Museum
“1955年に建てられた記念館。2万1000点以上もの収蔵品を見る事ができ、修学旅行や外国からの旅行者が最も良く訪れる場所である。 The museum was opened in 1955, displaying over 21,000 items. It's the most popular visiting spot in Hiroshima for school trips, with visitors coming from all over Japan as well as from around the world”
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Castle
“It's said that the design of Hiroshima Castle, built, was based on the Jurakudai palace in Kyoto. It is known as a representative example of early modern japanese castle design. The view of the beautiful main tower from across the moat is a popular subject for photographers. the first floor of the main tower has exhibits of models and materials related to the construction of the castle, an area where visitors can try on the clothes worn by samurai, and a gift shop. The [hiroshima Castle Collection] is a permanent exhibit on the second floor. Samurai swords, armor, and helmets related to Hiroshima are on display on the third floor. Special exhibitions are held on the fourth floor.”
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Art Museum
“Self-taught, Hiroshima-born artist Tadashi Tonoshiki (1942-1992) was heralded for meticulously executed paintings and prints in which he dealt with his and his parents’ experiences of the atomic bomb. In later years, based on a critical view of contemporary consumer society, Tonoshiki created dynamic installations using waste and flotsam as materials. Then, just as anticipation was running high for his work, he suddenly died at the age of 50. Looking back on Tonoshiki’s career on the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death, this exhibition attempts to determine his significance in the present day.”
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Art Gallery
“広島城の近くに位置する。日本近代美術と印象派を中心としたフランス近代美術のコレクション約400点を所蔵している。特別展も開催している。 It is located to near the Hiroshima castle. It has about 400 items featuring into Japanese modern art and French impressionism modern art. It also has temporary exhibitions, too”
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Library
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Museum
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“It is a very popular facility because real submarines are onshore and can enter the interior.”
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Art Museum
“n 1986, after renovating old facilities and its contents, the museum reopened as an urban-type museum with good amenities, concentrating on forming a balanced picture with the adjacent lush green "Shukkei-en", a nationwide famous garden. The museum possesses and exhibits several pieces of art works associated with Hiroshima prefecture, Japanese/Asian art crafts, and other displays featuring art works created in the 1920s-30s period. The museum owns over 3500 pieces. Hours: 9:00-17:00 (Open until 19:00 on Friday 10/31/2016-3/31/2017). (Open until 20:00 on Friday 4/1/2017-10/22/2017). (Admission up to 30 minutes before closing time)”
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Museum
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Travel Agency
Museum
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Museum
“Museum about Murakami suigun(Ancient Navy) based in Oshima island since 1160. Exhibit valuable items from Murakami family. Also you can experience dressing of armor and kimono.”
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Museum
“数々の賞を受賞し、世界中から注目を集める建築家・伊東豊雄氏の軌跡を展示した日本初の建築ミュージアムで、スティールハットとシルバーハットの二棟からなり、建物自体も作品である。 ”
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