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Rest House of Hiroshima Peace Park

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Nice Place to "Rest" and Buy Souvenirs

A Rest House in Japan is a nice place to visit when you've been out all day. This former shop now... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Boise, Idaho
Beautiful old building

Housed in an old building which used to be a Kimono shop at the time of the atomic bombing. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Mei T
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27 Nov 2017
“Nice Place to "Rest" and Buy Souvenirs”
17 Sep 2017
“Beautiful old building”
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1-1 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-247-6738
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A Rest House in Japan is a nice place to visit when you've been out all day. This former shop now houses souvenirs, snacks, has free Wi-Fi, and I found the clerks to be very helpful when I was looking for the Post Office. Also,...More

1  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Housed in an old building which used to be a Kimono shop at the time of the atomic bombing. It is now the tourist information centre. You can obtain informing on sightseeing around Hiroshima and the surrounding areas here.

Thank Mei T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is easy to spot and a good place if you need to buy refreshments , or gather more information about the area.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended! So different than every other information centre we have been to since we arrived in Japan almost two weeks ago! I do realise we don't speak Japanese, but it has been difficult finding out about accommodation options before we arrived here. The man...More

Thank AuzziOne
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This building, located only a short distance from the hypercentre of the blast suffered much like the other buildings in the area, all personnel above ground were killed instantly, however a man in the basement at the time survived. The building subsequently remodeled now serves...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This rest house is based toward the bottom of the Peace Park. Staff were very friendly and polite - plenty of range for food and around 4 or 5 different vending machines for hot and cold drinks. You can purchase a couple of souvenirs here,...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a rest house with a free wifi, you can use the wifi for a period of time or during your rest. You can also buy some drink or souvenirs here

Thank Erlan2013
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I didn't find the info much use but it wasn't until I was in the Peace Memorial Hall that I realised that this building had somewhat survived the bomb.

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

It was a wet day so we stopped for a quick sitdown. They have tourist info and drink machines. A good place for a brief stop.

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 5 January 2016

After walking around the peace park and taking in various memorials including the bomb dome and Sadako tribute, this is a welcome retreat. With a strong emphasis on the story of the thousand paper cranes, it offers many respectfully designed choices of memorabilia. Something about...More

1  Thank lynny2016
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