Top 10 things to do in Naka Ward Area

  1. Miyajima Island

    1 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588, Japan
    Miyajima Island is a must-visit destination in Hiroshima. Known for its iconic torii gate, which appears to float on the water during high tide, the island offers beautiful scenery, hiking trails, and delicious food.
  2. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0811, Japan
    A tribute to the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the Peace Memorial Park is a moving and sobering experience. The park features various monuments, including the A-Bomb Dome, which was one of the few buildings to survive the blast.
  3. Hiroshima Castle

    21-1 Moto-machi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
    Also known as the Carp Castle, Hiroshima Castle is a reconstruction of a 16th-century fortress that was destroyed during World War II. Visitors can climb to the top of the castle for a panoramic view of the city.
  4. Shukkei-en Garden

    2-11 Kaminoboricho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0014, Japan
    A tranquil oasis in the heart of the city, Shukkei-en Garden features ponds, bridges, and a variety of plants and trees. The garden is especially beautiful during the cherry blossom season.
  5. Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art

    1-1 Hijiyama Koen, Minami Ward, Hiroshima, 732-0815, Japan
    Featuring works by both Japanese and international artists, the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is a must-visit destination for art lovers. The museum also hosts various events and workshops throughout the year.
  6. Hiroshima Orizuru Tower

    1-2-1 Otemachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0051, Japan
    A relatively new addition to the city, Hiroshima Orizuru Tower offers panoramic views of Hiroshima from its observation deck. Visitors can also learn how to fold origami cranes, which are a symbol of peace in Japan.
  7. Okonomimura

    5-13 Shintenchi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0034, Japan
    A foodie's paradise, Okonomimura is a building filled with small restaurants that specialize in Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, a savory pancake filled with noodles, vegetables, and meat or seafood. Each restaurant has its own unique recipe.
  8. Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

    3-1 Asa Kita, Asakita Ward, Hiroshima, 731-3355, Japan
    Located outside of the city center, the Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park is home to over 160 species of animals, including tigers, elephants, and koalas. The park also features a botanical garden and a petting zoo.
  9. Museum of Hiroshima Prefecture

    3-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
    The Museum of Hiroshima Prefecture showcases the history and culture of the Hiroshima region. Exhibits include artifacts from ancient times, samurai armor, and traditional crafts.
  10. Hiroshima Central Park

    3-2 Nakajimacho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0811, Japan
    A popular spot for locals and tourists alike, Hiroshima Central Park offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The park features a pond, walking paths, and various sculptures and monuments.