Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Hiroshima

Come and experience Hiroshima and its museums, monuments and history. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sightseeing, local tours and temples. Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima Museum of Art and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Hiroshima

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Hiroshima a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Asa Zoological Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Miyajima Aquarium (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Glass no Sato (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Senjokaku Hall (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Mt. Misen (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Namitakiji Onsen (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hiroshima

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hiroshima is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Shukkeien (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hijiyama Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fukuromachi Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Central Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mikumarikyo Forest Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hiroshima

Fly into Iwakuni (IWK), the closest airport, located 21.2 mi (34.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hiroshima (HIJ), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Hiroshima Station, Hiroshima Tenjin Gawa Station and Hiroshima Yaga Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Hiroshima by jumping on the metro at Danbara 1-chome Station, Matoba-cho Station or Inari-machi Station.

Where to stay around Hiroshima?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42 holiday lettings near Hiroshima. From 6 Houses to 35 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hiroshima for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hiroshima?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hiroshima. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Yokokawa station: 42 holiday lettings
  • Hiroshima Takasu Station: 42 holiday lettings
  • Hiroshima Shiwaguchi Station: 41 holiday lettings
  • Hiroshima Nakashima Station: 42 holiday lettings
  • Hiroshima Ibaraichi Station: 37 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hiroshima listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hiroshima?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6 Houses in Hiroshima. Our other popular types of Hiroshima holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 35 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Hiroshima?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 42 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Hiroshima. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.