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Best things to do in Naka Ward

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“The contrast between the ruins of the dome and the scenic riverside is profound”
23 locals recommend
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”
20 locals recommend
Garden
“A large and beautiful Japanese garden! It attracts the people from all over the countries. You may enjoy Japanese culture and atmosphere!”
14 locals recommend
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.”
18 locals recommend
Food Court
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“Located at Naka Ward, Hiroshima Prefecture, 730-0034 Known for Restaurant OKONOMIYAKI”
21 locals recommend
Park
“平和を願う記念公園として、爆心地に近い場所に作られた。原爆が投下された8月6日、毎年式典が開催される。 The park was made after the war as a memorial. It is close to the atomic bomb's center detonation point. A yearly ceremony is held on the day the atomic bomb hit (August 6th) to pray for peace.”
22 locals recommend
Tram Station
6 locals recommend
Department Store
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“The biggest department store POKEMON shop is located at 6th floor 百貨店、デパート 6階にポケモンセンターがあります。”
8 locals recommend
Okonomiyaki Restaurant
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1 local recommends
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”
6 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“There is a shopping mall named FujiGran Hiroshima for a 3-minute walk. You can find fresh vegetables, fish and imported cheese, wine, ham on the first floor. The shopping mall may have everything you need. Please enjoy your shopping. ”
2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“"Parco" is one of the most famous fashion stores in Japan, and has 19 stores nationwide. "Hiroshima Parco" is located in the center of the city, business hours 10am to 8:30pm”
3 locals recommend
Store
“I have plenty of interesting «Don Quijote ドン・キホーテ" products for the foreign tourists. It takes only 10 minutes to get there. ”
6 locals recommend
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)”
7 locals recommend
Okonomiyaki Restaurant
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“府中焼き としのや 堺町店 is the best local Hiroshima okonomiyaki restaurant with very nice beer and price . ”
10 locals recommend