Nov 9, 2017

Momiji Festival Special late-Night Garden

☆Momiji Festival Special late-Night Garden☆


Japanese cafe opening stores and kimono’s dressing experience are also done.

17 November, 2017 - 3 December, 2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
*Garden closing time is extended to 9:00pm

General 260 yen, high · college student 150 yen, elementary and junior high school students 100 yen

[Official Site]
Shukkeien  2-11, Kaminoboricho, Naka-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 730-0014

Nov 3, 2017

Hiroshima Ramen Stadium

Do you like Ramen? Have you already tried lots of different kinds of Ramen?
The biggest Ramen event in Hiroshima is now here.
There are gonna be 2 parts and are gonna be 9 shops each at a time so total 18 different shops are going to be here! The shops are from the north to the south and are famous nationwide. I bet you will enjoy it if you are a ramen lover!
Not only ramen, they have other dishes, too.
All Ramen is ¥780. Buy tickets and get you ramen. For other dishes, you can buy it at each shop with cash.
Round 1: November 2 - November 6
Round 2: November 8 - November 12
Weekdays: 10:30am - 9:00pm
Weekend and Holiday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
*6th Mon and 12th Sun: Close at 7pm

Place: Former Hiroshima baseball stadium ( across from the bomb dome)

RAMEN SAVES THE WORLD!! maybe... sometimes... lol

Oct 23, 2017

Autumn Sumo Tour in Hiroshima

This coming Saturday,there will be an "Autumn Sumo Tour" taken place at the Sun Plaza Hall in Hiroshima!
Sumo is well-known as the national sport of Japan and the six Grand Sumo tournaments are held annually in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka and Nagoya.However,Hiroshima does not regularly host sumo tournaments so this is a great opportunity to see it.
It started early, around 8am and end it up with the grand finale at 3pm.
Since there are not many seats left,we recommend you to book it in advance.Don't miss your chance to see SUMO.It will be an unforgetable experience for you!

Date:October 28
Time:8:15 am - 3:00 pm
Venue:Sun Plaza Hall
3-1-1 Shoko Center, Nishi-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
(Take JR Sanyo line about 12min to JR Shin-inokuchi Sta. and another 5min walk)
Tickets: from 5000yen
Website(JPN) :

Oct 14, 2017


When I ask guests from other countries what amazed them in Japan, most of them say "Japanese transports".

Here is a good event to know about Hiroshima's transports.

You can see Astramline, tram and sky rail so close.


Hours: 9am~5pm every Monday

Adult : 410yen
Youth : 250yen

This place is pretty for from the city center, so take the amazing transports!!

Oct 4, 2017

Japanese traditional garden SHUKKEIEN GARDEN

Hello this is Kana from Hiroshima Hana hostel.

The October has already begun and getting colder everyday. The Autumn has already arrived.
Speaking of Autumn in Japan is known as beautiful autumn leaves! Have you ever visited Japan in Autumn? If not please come and enjoy view of beautiful Autumn leaves.

Why don't you enjoy it at Japanese garden? The atmosphere will make it more impressing and beautiful.
Might be too early for Autumn leaves, but you can still enjoy the beautiful Japanese garden.
Here is the place for you!
If you are lucky you might be able to see it.

There is a awesome Japanese garden near Hiroshima station which means also near Hana hostel too! It called Shukkeien Garden.
They usually open from 9 am to 5pm. But only for the weekend and public holiday in Japan, they open from 7am!!! They offer free matcha service for the first 30 arrivals as well from 7:20am-5:40am.

Here is schedule for October.

From 7am

1st  (Sun)
7th (Sat)
8th (Sun)
9th (Mon Public holiday)
14th (Sat) 
15th (Sun)
21at (Sat)  
22nd (Sun)
28th (Sat)
29th (Sun)


Sep 27, 2017

Speaking of Japanese sake day...

Hi, everyone!

 Do you know October 1st is the day of Japanese sake in japan?
It's nice event it called Sake festival in Alice garden.

Its starts from 15:00pm
You can buy a cup there.
If you buy it for 1500 yen, you can enjoy a variety of Japanese sake!
( or Those who want to drink a little, there are tickets that can drink 3 cups at 500yen.)

It's really close to hear is J-Hoppers Hiroshima!
You can take the tram and it takes 10min from Dobashi sta. to Hondori sta.

It' good chance to try Japanese sake and meeting other people :)
Let's drink and talk!


Date: 1st October 2017
Place: Shintenchi Naka ward Hiroshima city (next to the Paluko)
at Alice garden

Thank you for reading  and see you next time!

Sep 13, 2017

Sake Tasting at Kemby’s

Hi there!!

There is a great event to try some Japanese sake at Kemby's on September 16th :)

sake tasting at kemby's 

The ¥1000 entrance fee includes a plate of food and sake is by the glass for ¥400-¥600.
 If you have a time in Hiroshima then, just go and tast sake.

  • Multiligual staff
  • English & Japanese Menu
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Seating for around 60 on 1st Floor
  • Second Floor room available for private parties of 8-20 people
  • Reservations ok
  • WiFi access available (ask for password)
  • No parking available, but ¥100 Parking nearby



Date: September 16th.

Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Cost: 1000yen

Place: KeMBY’S CAFE 2-9-13 ootemachi-nakaku-Hiroshima city,Hiroshima
Phone: (082)249 -6201