Hiroshima Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Hiroshima.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Genbaku Dome
Himeji-jo
Itsukushima Shrine
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine (via direct bus to Omori, 2.5 hours one way)
Okinoshima Island the main shrine on Kyushu Island is easy to visit by bullet train via Kitakyushu and another local train.
Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution Hagi

Map of Hiroshima Hotspot

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Legend

  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative

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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source