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Address: Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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I walked through this area to get from my hotel to the Peace Park

A lot of shops and restaurants..I was able to get what I needed some Japanese socks and the Daiso 100 yen store. It is worth coming here to walk around for exercise and to watch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 June 2016
Marta E
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El Paso, Texas

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lot of shops and restaurants..I was able to get what I needed some Japanese socks and the Daiso 100 yen store. It is worth coming here to walk around for exercise and to watch the different tourists and locals..There is an underground shopping area but I only went there to get tourist information..I stumbled into a merchant selling sweet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Great to feel the life, the vibe of a once destroyed city, yes there is just shops, restaurants and all the different trams but that's the point for me life where brefly there wasn't, great positive vibe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is the main area of hiroshima or downtown as it is know, lots of department stores and cafes plus the usual restayrants really nice area to be, much different to other japanese cities, more of a european feel to it, well worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This is the very center of downtown Hiroshima. They have bunch of restaurants, shops and so on to find. The department store SOGO has a Pokemon store inside where Hiroshima-only Pokemon goods are available! Under the intersection of the roads, they have the underground shopping streets called Shareo. Here, they have many shops and restaurant options, too! Even though the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

I'd call this the "Main Drag" of Hiroshima (Main Street). There are lots of shops along this street selling anything you need-and the major department stores, too. Restaurants can also be found. I found this street to be a very fun place to sit and watch the colorful historic trams rumble past!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

If you ride the tram or visit the Peace Park you'll either transfer or stop here. There are lots of places for shopping (serious or window-shopping) and also many restaurants. For tram-spotters, this location is excellent because it's the intersection of different lines and you can see lots of rolling stock. Also, if you buy a tram riding day pass... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

This is just a busy shopping junction one tram stop before the A Bomb Dome. There is a huge SOGO department store on one side, and the underground Shareo shopping centre. Kamiya-cho higashi street car stop is a handy intersection for exploring the south part of the city along Rijo-Dori.

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