Hiroshima prefecture is located close to the west end of Japan’s main island, Honshu. Its southern coast faces the Seto Island Sea and the north west is blocked by the Chugoku mountains.
Two world heritages, Itsukushima Shrine and Atomic Bomb Dome
Hiroshima is widely known as two world heritages; Itsukushima Shrine known as its floating torii gate off Miyajima Island and Atomic Bomb Dome.
Along Ōta-gawa river stands the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome), one of the few remaining building after a bomb dropped on August 6, It is located in Peace Memorial Park along with several monuments to pray for eternal peace.
Miyajima Island is a home of one of the most famous torii gate of Japan, standing in the middle of waves when a tide is high.
The torii gate belongs to Itsukushima Shrine that has more than 1400 years of history, and entertains tourists with different sceneries depending on the height of tides.
Hiroshima-yaki - Hiroshima style of Okonomiyaki, which is noodle filled savory pancake with cabbage, green onion, bean sprout, and sliced pork belly
No.1 production of Lemon and farm-raised oyster in Japan.
Brushes made in Kumano and Kawajiri are popular local products in Hiroshima. The production started in late 19th century as other source of income outside of agriculture for people in these areas.
Koto, Japanese harps, made in Fukuyama are popular not only for its beautiful tones but also for their elegant decoration. Miyajima Zaiku are wooden art crafts made in Miyajima that uses local woods in that area.
Otafuku Sauce Co., Ltd.
Sauce to add professional taste to Okonomiyaki, Japanese pancakes
This sauce is a blend of around 20 different kinds of spices with full of fruits and vegetables. Carefully sources dates produces a sweet and rich flavor. Great for Okonomiyaki, Japanese pancakes, as this sauce was developed with professional okonomiyaki restaurants.