Sightseeing in Hiroshima - what to see. Complete travel guide

Hiroshima memorial 1. Holiday-makers should take into account that tipping isn’t accepted at local restaurants and other leisure centers. The service charge is usually included in the total score and rarely exceeds 10 % of the amount of services rendered. Tips to maids in a hotel are also not accepted.
2. Hiring a car is worth only for those who believe that they can adapt to the unusual left-hand traffic. Road signs are written in Japanese only, which also makes orienting very difficult.
3. Mains voltage is 100 V; electric appliances may need special adapters. Many large hotels provide them on request; adapters can be purchased in any household store.
4. Those who hope to bring a lot of photos from the trip have to remember that a free photo and video isn’t allowed everywhere. On the territory of some of attractions it can be performed only at an additional cost; in some temples making pictures is prohibited. You can shoot locals only with their prior consent.
5. Going for a walk, be sure to take a map of the hotel. Holiday-makers should take into account that most of locals don’t speak foreign languages, so it’s better to contact police officers for help. They would not only help you to find an attraction, but also deliver lost tourists to the hotel. Copyright
6. Foreigners are advised to exchange currency at the airport; in this case terms of the transaction will be the most profitable. Some hotels also have exchange offices, but they are often limited by an amount of currency. Money can be exchanged in banks; however, the procedure will be accompanied by a number of formalities.
7. Shoppers should be aware that bargaining is not accepted in local shops and markets. In some large shopping malls you can pay with credit card, but it’s better to clarify rules of the particular center in advance.
You can diversify the rest in Hiroshima visiting beautiful parks and exciting entertainment facilities. The city certainly impresses those who prefer to spend a lot of time in the open air. … Open
8. It is convenient to travel around the city by public transport; bus is the most popular mean of transport. At any time of the day you can use taxi services, but their tariffs remain high.
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What to visit being in Hiroshima - unique sights

Kikki Bridge

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
One of the most unusual and most interesting bridges of Japan is the bridge Kikki. It was built in 1991 on the territory of a chic golf club. The picturesque bridge in the national style is Y-shaped. The bridge stretches over the pond and creates the comfortable conditions for the game. Previously, the customers of the golf center had to bypass the pond from different sides. The triple bridge Kikki is unique in that it has no supports and is the only triple hanging bridge in the world. … Read further

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