Takehara and Saijo: Drinking in the History of Hiroshima One Cup at a Time

Source: Japan Cheapo

Hiroshima is a popular travel destination but once you have seen the Atomic Bomb Dome, Miyajima, and Hiroshima Castle, you have only just begun to explore what it has to offer. In addition to being one of the major trade centers of Japan since ancient times with many historic buildings, Hiroshima is also one of the top 3 regions that produce premium sake.
Takehara: Down the rabbit hole and into the past
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Takehara might be best known for Okunoshima, the island inhabited almost entirely by rabbits, but it offers a lot more than just warm and fuzzy feelings. With its many historical buildings that have remained since the Edo period when it was a booming merchant town of sake and salt, Takehara is known as the “Little Kyoto of Aki”

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