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Address: Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Peace Park and Pokemon

The area is near the peace park and the Atomic bomb dome. If you wander towards the main street where the trams are you see a myriad of shopping complexes much like the other... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
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Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
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76 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Hiroshima's business area located downtown Hiroshima. There are Sogo department (has bus center its inside), electric stores like Edion, Pacella, Shareo (undergrand shopping street), etc.

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Thank Diamondken
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589 reviews
203 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

The area is near the peace park and the Atomic bomb dome. If you wander towards the main street where the trams are you see a myriad of shopping complexes much like the other cities in Japan. Sogo is one of these and located on the 6th floor of the Sogo Shopping complex. Like other centers they have statues of... More 

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Thank Acineto
Singapore, Singapore
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174 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016

easy to walk up and down this road... where there is Tokyu Hands, Parco, Sogo and more... along the streets where you'd find local dinning locations and other places to shop for local brands etc. easy to note where you are... so that you are not lost in the streets there.

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El Paso, Texas
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291 reviews
225 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 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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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 23, 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2,066 reviews
1,374 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,545 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 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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Hiroshima, Japan
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61 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 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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Los Angeles, California
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1,816 reviews
972 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 914 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 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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Mooresville, Indiana
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111 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 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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Melbourne, Australia
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1,998 reviews
1,774 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,645 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 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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