Things to do in Chugoku, Japan

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Okakae-Jizo
2015.09.14
”Okakae-Jizo”, the stone image of Jizo to hold and pray with.(Hiroshima)
I found the sign for Okakae-Jizo! While walking down the street of Takehara city, I found the information for the stone image of Okakae-Jizo. It sa
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Mt. Misen
2015.09.10
Miyajima is not just Itsukushima Shrine! We hiked up to spiritual, Mt. Misen! (Hiroshima)
Mt. Misen is one place of Myajima with mystical energy. Itsukushima Shrine is considered one of the best three sceneries in Japan and is designate
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The ladle postcard
2015.09.08
Make your own “spatula postcard”! Miyajima in Hiroshima, is where the spatula was born.
The reason why the large spatula is displayed on the shopping street. You’ll notice that there are many spatulas sold on the Omotesando shopping st
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Itsukushima Shrine night view
2015.09.07
Let’s go and see the mysterious O-torii gate floating on the sea at night! : Illumination at Itsukushima Jinja Shrine
Let’s hang out at Itsukushima Shrine at night after dinner. If you are staying overnight in Miyajima, I’d recommend seeing Itsukushima Shrine at ni
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The stair case at saiho-ji temple.
2015.09.04
Let’s go to “Saiho-ji Temple”in Hiroshima where the movie, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” is based!
Let’s go up the stair case that appeared in the movie “The girl who leapt through time”! Have you heard of the movie, “The girl who leapt through t
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Onomichi audio tour pen
2015.09.02
Conveniently stroll around Onomichi (Hiroshima, Japan) with an “Audio tour pen” that has 4 languages!
Onomichi in Hiroshima is a nostalgic port town. Onomich is a city that is surrounded by the calm inland sea and mountains. It has a unique taste that
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miyajima yakatabune
2015.09.01
Cruise under the Itsukushima Shrine’s Torii gate by “Miyajima Sanpai-yuran”!
Let’s cruise for 30 minutes in the evening. After enjoying O-torii at low tide, the tide started to come in. We boarded a houseboat so that we coul
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Itsukushima Shrine O-Torii
2015.08.31
Go check out the Torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine when the tide is low!
It’s larger than I expected! Let’s walk underneath the Torii. Istukushima Shirne is famous for its floating like Shrines and Torii. I recommend tha
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itsukushima jinja
2015.08.28
“Itsukushima-Jinja shrine”, a one of a kind in Hiroshima, mystically floating on an island in the sea.
Itsukushima Shrine, a famous destination among foreign tourists. Hiroshima is one of many popular tourist destinations among foreign visitors. Mi
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Takehara
2015.08.27
Let’s explore the city of "Takehara" in Hiroshima, with it’s taste of old Japan.
The city where traditional Japanese life can still be seen. The closest station is the JR Kure line, Takehara station. You can get here by limousin
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Itsukushima Shrine
2015.08.25
The scenery of Itsukushima Shrine seen from a ferry is superb! A trip to "Miyajima".
Heading to Miyajima-guchi Pier from Hiroshima city. Miyajima/Itsukushima Shrine is one of the most popular destinations in Hiroshima. There are sev
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Micchan okonomiyaki
2015.08.24
The most famous okonomiyaki shop in Hiroshima, ”Micchan”, is loved by local people.
Let’s go there when it opens! The most famous okonomiyaki shop, Micchan, is in Hiroshima and we were told by local people that it’s very good. The
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2015.08.19
Go try Hiroshima’s specialty, "Bakudan-ya" 's Tsukemen, as soon as you arrive!
Taste the popular Japanese food Tsukemen, in Hiroshima! The summer is coming to the end, but Japan is still very hot these days. Don’t you feel lik
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2015.08.18
If you want to enjoy casual shopping, why not go to“Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”!
It’s long and spacious! If you ever want to shop in Hiroshima, I recommend “Hiroshima Hon-dori Shotengai”, commonly known as “Hon-dori”. It’s so sp
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2015.08.17
Just reminiscing about it can reproduce the taste of this okonomiyaki! “Nagataya”, the place recommended by local people.
The okonomiyaki restaurant recommended by local people! After touring Hiroshima Castle, we got very hungry. We had asked the lady at the bicycle re