Hiroshima

Rebuilt post-war, Hiroshima is a thoroughly modern city with glass buildings and wide boulevards. Hiroshima is, however, one of the few Japanese cities to have retained its tram system, giving the city a surprisingly quaint feel.

The Atomic Dome and Peace Park are poignant reminders of Hiroshima’s tragic history, and millions of origami cranes are left by visitors as prayers for peace.