Oct 7, 2018

Kikka-sai in MIYAJIMA

Date From about 18:00 October 15

Konnichiwa from Hiroshima Hana Hostel it's Kana here.

Do you know Miyajima? This is one of the best well known sightseeing place in Hiroshima. Also it is world heritage.

Miyajima will be held one of traditional festival on Oct 15th (Mon).
It is called  "Kikka-sai". (Chrysanthemum Ceremony)
It is  the perfomance of  court dance and music which introduced into Miyajima from Kyoto by Kiyomori Taira who is dancing by the gagaku.

Which mean you can enjoy both worldheritaji (Miyajima) and Japanese festival at once!

You shouldn't miss it!

Aug 27, 2018

Ghibli Expo in Hiroshima!

Ghibli is the one of the most well-known Japanese films.
Here is an unmissable event for Ghibli Fans! 

Ghibli Expo -From Nausicaä to Marnie-
From Jul 21st to Sept 24th 
9AM - 5PM
About 1 km away from JR Hiroshima Station.5-10min walk
Admission Adult: ¥1400/students ¥1000/children ¥600
Also,you can enter the Shukkeien Japanese Garden next to the museum for 100yen with the ticket for the Expo.

Aug 11, 2018


Date: August 25, 2018 (Sat)  19:30 - 20:30
Location: off shore from the O-torii Gate

Konnichiwa from Hiroshima Hana Hostel, It's Kana here.
What do you do or what is the most exciting event in summer in your country?

It's firework in Japan.

So here is a tip for people who come to Japan in summer time!

There is one of big firework  display will be held in Hiroshima on Aug 25th in Miyajima.

Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival is one of the most famous fireworks display in Japan.
Miyajima is one of world heritage in Hiroshima so you can enjoy both world heritage and fire works at the same time!

Over 300,000 visitors enjoy the fireworks show every year.

Miyajima-on-the-sea-Fireworks Display presents seven spectacular scenes, complying with each year's theme.

The fireworks display is set up to match the image for each scene, which is centered on the fascinating pyrotechnics on the water.

It is really worth coming to see them!

Why don't you enjoy Japanese summer event in Hiroshima?

Jun 27, 2018

Tanabata Tea celemony

Jul 7th is known as Tanabata,the star festival in Japan.
On that day, we decorate bamboo trees with some paper ornaments.
It is believed that a wish comes true when you write your wish on the paper strips and hang on the bamboo branch.
On Jul 8th,at Shukkeien Japanese garden in Hiroshima there will be a tea ceremony for Tanabata.
Why don't you join them to cerebrate the festival.
Also,the hydrangea flowers are fully bloomed now at the garden.
Enjoy the Japanese rainy season!!
Jul 8th(Sun)
9AM - 2:30PM
Shukkeien Japanese garden
800yen+Admission fee

Jun 14, 2018

Hiroshima Peace Memorial park and Miyajima tour

Konnichiwa from Hiroshima Hana Hostel.
It's Kana here.
Hiroshima just got into rainy season from this week. Hope it will gone soon.
It is annoy that travel in the rain, isn't it?

Hiroshima has 2 very well known world heritage which must visit.

which are:

★ Hiroshima Peace Park (A-bomb dome)
★ Miyajima

Here is a 1 day tour which you can visit both in one day with English speaking guide!
It cost you but  some, but You will NOT waste your time if you go and exploring with them for sure!

There are details as follow:


Summer is coming soon!!

What makes you notice that it is summer??

It is definitely fireworks to me.

One of the biggest fireworks festival in Hiroshima is going to be held on 28th July. About 10,000 fireworks are going to be shot.

(1)Opening  event
 ①when  19:00~19:40  28th July
 ②where  Hiroshima-shi, Minami-ku, Ujinakaigann 3chome
 ①when  20:00~21:00
 ②where setting off   10,000 Tons Berth of Hiroshima Port

Apr 27, 2018

★Every Saturday night!★Samurai Ninja theatre

In Hiroshima,there are many sightseeing spots in its city,but most of them close quite early,around 6PM.However,here is a great event for guests who arrive late.
There is a Samurai and Ninja show held at Peace Cafe on every Saturday.
Why don't you go there and make your stay a memorable one?
Every Saturday Night
@ Peace Café
5min walk from Hiroshima castle
◎Admission:2,000 yen (includes 1 drink)
Ticket Window and Doors Open/18:00
Performance Starts/18:30
Performance End/19:30
After the performance, you can get a souvenir photo taken with the Samurai and Ninja!