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    • yuet29's Profile Photo

      Place to nojuku 野宿

      by yuet29 Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 7:47 AM

      Anyone know about good place to nojuku in hiroshima? Anyone tried it before and any advise?

      Thanks.

    • Salsa dancing in Hiroshima?

      by kinichris Online Now Mar 15, 2014 at 12:59 PM

      Does anyone know if there are any salsa bars, or regular salsa dance nights anywhere in, or near, Hiroshima? I will be spending a couple of weeks there in early April and would love to be able to do some salsa while I am there! Thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2014 at 8:58 PM
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      Anyone in Hiroshima to share experiences?

      by JohnnieM3 Online Now Feb 14, 2014 at 10:01 PM

      Hi all,

      I am Johnnie, a 25 year old student from the Netherlands. I study Cultural Geography at the University of Groningen.

      I am in Hiroshima for 4 weeks right now as a tourist, student and researcher. I'm here on my own, mainly to explore the range of tourists' experiences, feelings and emotions while visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and vicinity. As a tourist, I'll also be experiencing the encounters at the Peace Memorial sites myself.

      The aim of my study is to understand tourists’ experiences in Hiroshima, as well as their potential changed meanings regarding war, peace and nuclear weapons after touring Hiroshima.

      While I'm here, I would very much like to get in contact with other tourists and share some of our experiences. That would help me a lot to better understand the impact of such a visit. Other than that, as a tourist, some company and socializing a bit would do me good while I'm here for 4 weeks.

      If anyone is in Hiroshima in February and would like to meet, let me know :) . Or e-mail me at j.j.meijer.4@student.rug.nl. Hope to talk to you soon!

       

      4 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 8:42 AM
    • Dinner In Hiroshima

      by Otisness Online Now Sep 26, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      Staying near hiroshima station tonite. Three kids, bit tired from traveling, don't want okonomiyaki tonite and not huge seafood fans! Any country cuisine ok. Any suggestions please?..

      3 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 9:45 AM
    • cab fare to airport

      by pmolin Online Now Sep 8, 2013 at 11:46 AM

      Can you tell me if cabs run early in the am? are they 24 hours? What would be the cab fare for 2 people 6 am from downtown Hiroshima to Hiroshima Airport?

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 5:03 AM
    • is there a charge for this service

      by pmolin Online Now Sep 8, 2013 at 11:37 AM

      is there a charge for this service

      3 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 9:42 AM
    • night out

      by eddmintz Online Now Dec 18, 2010 at 7:54 PM

      Anyone out in Hiroshima tonight or tomorrow night?

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      cheap hotel and sightseeing...

      by alex_aroundtheworld Online Now Dec 11, 2010 at 8:29 PM

      Hello,

      I will be in Hiroshima coming January and staying 2 nights.

      I dont have a clue what to do there. Of course, first of all I wanna see the history of Hiroshima. I am not into museums, but if there is a good one about history of Hiroshima, then I would like to go.

      I dont know how big the place is and how to get around there. We will be two persons.
      How can I make a plan of what to do there and how to find out how to get there? We do not speak japanese.

      Can someone help me in telling me in which areas we should get a hotel (and where to book it online) and where to go?

      thanks and hoping to hear back soon. I believe I have to book a hotel room quick.

      8 Answers Dec 12, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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      Overnight stopover -- what can I see?

      by ellyse Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 7:07 AM

      I will have a stopover at HIJ airport soon on a weekday night, arriving at 2010 (have to do customs clearance) and then leaving at 0920 the next morning. Both flights are international and it's not possible to do online check-in.

      I'm looking at staying at a hostel near JR Hiroshima station, and taking the airport shuttle to get there and then back to the airport the next morning, which should take about 1 hour each way.

      Or, is there any non-smoking place (McDonald's or Internet cafe) where I could spend the night? Capsule hotel would also be an interesting option, if anyone knows of any that take female guests.

      Will I be able to do any sightseeing at all? Or, at least try the local okonomiyaki? I'm just trying not to make it a trip where I see nothing apart from the airport, accommodation, and airport transport!

      5 Answers Oct 9, 2010 at 11:39 PM
    • Okonomimura

      by bagunca Online Now Apr 17, 2010 at 5:49 PM

      What's the best way to get from the Hiroshima Shinkansen Station to Okonomimura?
      Walk?
      Bus?

    • Looking for family in Hiroshima

      by geronimo2168 Online Now Apr 9, 2010 at 1:00 PM

      Hello,

      We are traveling to Japan on April 23rd and are trying to find our relatives in Hiroshima. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, mom (who's 91) cannot locate her address book with family's contact info.

      Can anyone point us in the right direction on finding our aunt, uncle and/or their 2 grown children? Thank you!

      3 Answers Apr 9, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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      fukuoka to hiroshima

      by mavl Online Now Mar 10, 2010 at 11:48 PM

      hello all,

      trying to find out the best (meaning most inexpensive) way to get from fukuoka to hiroshima. arriving at fukuoka airport on a saturday afternoon and just have to be in hiroshima by noon of the following day, if that makes a difference.

      thank you in advance!

      MAVL

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2010 at 6:44 AM
    • Day itinerary in Hiroshima/Miyajima

      by Lad_uk Online Now May 7, 2009 at 2:37 PM

      Hi,

      I'm planning a day trip from Kyoto to Hiroshima and then going to Miyajima Island.

      As my time will be tight, hoping to arrive by 10:30am and must leave on the 19:51 train, can anyone help with how best I should spend my time at these places? My initial thoughts are:

      Hiroshima
      ---------
      Peace Park
      A-Bomb Dome
      Hiroshima Castle
      Museum

      On Miyajima
      -----------
      Itsukushima Shrine
      Take ropeway to the top of Misen Mountain

      Having looked into Miyajima further, it seems there's more to do on it than I originally thought.

      What should be seen and what can be left out?

      How long should I aim to spend at each place?

      Any help would be greatly appreciated!

      6 Answers May 24, 2009 at 12:32 AM
    • bicycle rental in Hiroshima

      by sdearing80 Online Now Mar 23, 2009 at 4:50 PM

      I was wondering if there are any places to rent bicycles in Hiroshima-preferably near the station. Thanks for your help!

    • Travel from Nagano to Hiroshima

      by dragonfly08 Online Now Mar 9, 2008 at 8:14 AM

      What is the best way to get to Hiroshima from Nagano? Preferrably by JR Shinkansen.. where do we have to transfer trains and how long does it take?

      We plan on leaving Nagano really early in the morning, leave our luggage at a locker in Hiroshima JR Station, explore Hiroshima/Miyajima and then check into a hotel in Osaka.. Tnx.

      2 Answers May 10, 2009 at 2:39 AM
    • tram from city center to Prince Hotel?

      by necrosis Online Now Oct 15, 2007 at 8:57 AM

      hi all you knowlegeble folks,

      there's a 4-day meeting going on in Prince Hotel (near the Hiroshima port) that i need to attend, but staying in the grand Prince hotel itself is out of budget. :( heard the views were superb.

      plus, most budget friendly hostels/guest houses are located near the city center.

      is there a tram line/subway/bus that goes from city center all the way to the hotel or its proximity that i can catch to and fro? (perhaps the first and last tram timing?)

      i've tried various searches and haven't been able to pull this info off the WWW.
      so any help/info is very appreciated. :)

      TIA

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      How long from Tokyo?

      by hslowe Online Now Sep 29, 2007 at 7:50 AM

      How long does it take to get to Hiroshima from Tokyo by train? I have three free days in Japan and am thinking that on one of them I'd like to travel to Hiroshima.

      Thanks,
      Heather

      4 Answers Oct 6, 2007 at 9:32 AM
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      1.5 Days in Hiroshima

      by blacksnail Online Now Jun 12, 2007 at 1:34 AM

      Hello, I'm planning for 1 to 2 days in Hiroshima, I would like you all to comment on my plan. do u think i can visit all these places in 1.5 days? thanks

      1. Itsuku-shima
      2. Hiroshima Castle
      3. Itsukushima-jinja
      4. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
      5. A Bomb Dome
      6. View from the Price Hotel in Ujina Port at Sun set

      6 Answers Jun 22, 2007 at 1:43 PM
    • Lockers at Hiroshima JR Station

      by adealon Online Now Mar 25, 2007 at 10:58 PM

      We are making a day trip to Hiroshima with our lugguages before travelling to Kansai Airport, can someone please tell me if there are lockers big enough at the train station to accomodate 60cm lugguages?

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2007 at 6:02 AM
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      Is it worth a winter visit?

      by saw50st8 Online Now Dec 13, 2006 at 4:11 AM

      I am coming to Japan in about a week. We are flying into Osaka and out of Narita. We do not have that much time (about 9 days), but I would love to see Hiroshima. Is it worth it to make the day trip to Hiroshima? I would take the first possible train there and the last one back.

      How long does the train take approximately?
      Can I see Mijama in the winter? Is it worht it?

      I would probably go to Mijama first and then go to the Peace Park afterwards.
      Let me know what you think!

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2007 at 2:52 AM
    • Aster Plaza International Youth House

      by tqlu0911 Online Now Dec 8, 2006 at 4:40 AM

      Is there internet booking for this Youth House?

      2 Answers Dec 16, 2006 at 2:11 AM
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      Looking for someone to guide us

      by dutchbmx Online Now Aug 15, 2006 at 11:54 PM

      Would anybody be willing to give my younger brother and two friends a tour of Hiroshima on Monday, August 21st? They are 21-22 year old Americans, really cool, have never been to Japan and don't know how to get around on their own. They will gladly pay for your attractions and meals, and will bring you gifts from America. I would accompany them, but I am stuck at my Nova job on that day in Yonago. I would like them to see Miya Jima island, the Peace Park, the Okonomayaki restaurant "tower" and whatever else you think is interesting. We would all really appreciate your help. Thanks so much!

      Sincerely,
      Nick Cohen-Meyer.
      Japan phone: 090-7761-4601

      1 Answer Aug 17, 2006 at 6:53 AM
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      Ryokan or minshuku recommendation in Hiroshima?

      by Phantasm Online Now Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00 AM

      Hello! I'm looking for an affordable (Y8000 or less incl meals) japanese-style ryokan or minshuku in Hiroshima. Would like it to be easy to get to (near JR station?), with an onsen (open-air a plus), and with a webpage/map in English. Thanks for the help!

      1 Answer Apr 16, 2008 at 8:24 AM
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      Ryokan or minshuku recommendation in Hiroshima?

      by Phantasm Online Now Feb 22, 2006 at 12:00 AM

      Hello! I'm looking for an affordable (Y8000 or less incl meals) japanese-style ryokan or minshuku in Hiroshima. Would like it to be easy to get to (near JR station?), with an onsen (open-air a plus), and with a webpage/map in English. Thanks for the help!

      1 Answer Apr 15, 2008 at 8:27 AM
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      1 Day only in Hiroshima in March, 2006

      by gaizee Online Now Nov 13, 2005 at 1:20 PM

      What are the must do's and must see's in Hiroshima?

      9 Answers Feb 24, 2006 at 11:26 PM
    • Logistics problem

      by elffie Online Now May 5, 2005 at 9:50 AM

      Hi! i will be leaving Fukuoka to Hiroshima.. However, i will spend a night in Kyoto instead. ANyway i can arrange or place my bags so that i do not need to lug them all the way? thanks!!

      2 Answers May 10, 2005 at 9:22 AM
    • places to stay

      by ciaranpowell Online Now Sep 7, 2004 at 11:12 PM

      hi im in hiroshima for 4 days in october and was hoping someone could recommend some where to stay close to all the attractions and at a budget thanks ciaran powell

      3 Answers Jan 19, 2006 at 9:28 AM
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      Meeting

      by hundertmorgen Online Now Apr 15, 2004 at 3:44 PM

      Hello everybody, my friend and I will be travelling to Japan in May. We are probably in the area of Hiroshima around 18th to 21st of May and in Kyoto some time between the 22nd and the 30th of May. Our plannings are not completed yet. Is there any chance to meet some VT-members? So if anybody feels in the mood for a meeting, just let me know...

    • Best Place to Stay in Hiroshima?

      by jillytraveller Online Now Sep 20, 2003 at 8:20 PM

      ...Looking for suggestions for a place to stay in Hiroshima. I've seen many places listed on web-sites, buI can't really tell what they're like. I'd prefer nice, traditional ryokan-style lodging, rather than a large or Western hotel. There are a couple beautiful ryokans I've seen pictures of (i.e. Mitakiso), but that one is quite expensive...over 25,000 yen per person per night. Is there a ryokan out there (in Hiroshima) that is a little less expensive, but that someone would highly recommend? Thank you!

      2 Answers Oct 1, 2003 at 6:28 AM