Bed down at Chizuru Ryokan for a quintessentially Japanese experience. The rooms at this inn are simply but elegantly furnished, with tatami flooring, traditional futons and shoji paper screens.
Hiroshima Prefecture is a vibrant city overflowing with historic sights and lush green gardens. Located in the Chugoku Region of Japan, Hiroshima (広島) literally means “Wide Island” in Japanese, and is home to two World Heritage Sites: The Itsukushima Shrine; and the A-Bomb Dome of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.
A bustling port city of over one million people, Hiroshima has numerous tourists attractions and wonders worth visiting, including a reconstructed castle. It is also complemented by the natural beauty of the Seto Inland Sea and the Chugoku Mountains, amidst the rich natural surroundings - mountains, sea, rivers, valleys, plains, basins that characterize Japan's landscape.
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Sample the city’s unique rendition of okonomiyaki (a type of savoury pancake). Served fresh off the griddle, the base pancake is layered with copious amounts of yakisoba noodles and cabbage, and studded with oysters and squid. It’s then topped with green seaweed and bonito flakes, and drizzled with an umami-packed sauce