HiroshimaHiroshima, a modern city on Japan’s Honshu Island, was largely destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II. Today, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park commemorates the 1945 event. In the park are the ruins of Genbaku Dome, one of the few buildings that was left standing near ground zero. Other prominent sites include Shukkei-en, a Read more


YamaguchiAn ancient city called the “Kyoto of the West.” Dotted with temples and shrines designated as important cultural properties. Yamaguchi City is located nearly in the center of Yamaguchi Prefecture, and is the center of the local administration. Built in the middle of the 14th century by a warlord in the Ouchi family in imitation Read more