Japan - Hiroshima & Western Honshu (PDF Chapter)
This is the Hiroshima & Western Honshu chapter from Lonely Planet’s Japan guidebook.
Travellers to Western Honshu will find a tale of two coastlines. San-yo boasts warm-hearted Hiroshima, narrow-laned portside and hillside towns, ceramic history and the fast train. In San-in it’s all about an unhurried pace, onsen villages, historic sites, wind-battered coastlines and great hospitality.
- reflect on a tragic past in cosmopolitan Hiroshima
- marvel at the meeting of nature and contemporary art on Naoshima
- island-hop by bicycle via Shimanami Kaido to Shikoku
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Hiroshima & Around, Miyajima, Saijo, Iwakuni, Onomichi, Inno-shima, Ikuchi-jima, Omi-shima, Okayama, Naoshima, Teshima, Shodo-shima, Kurashiki, Kasaoka Islands, Tomo-no-ura, Tottori, Shimane & the San’in Coast, Tottori, San-in Coast National Park, Daisen, Sakaiminato, Oki Islands, Matsue, Izumo, Iwami Ginzan, Yamagu-chi & Around, Tsuwano, Hagi, Shimonoseki.
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