Spots in Shobara / Miyoshi Area

  • Bihoku Hillside Park
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    4.0
    55 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Mikkaichichou 4-10
    A nationally-run park located in Mikkaichi Town, Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture which encompasses Kunikane Pond, the largest pond in the prefecture, and which is surrounded by Japanese red pine forest. The park has a playground area filled with huge play structures, as well as a gorgeous natural grass lawn, and it is a popular destination for families with children. Flowers such as tulips, hydrangeas, and cosmos bloom in the park year round, especially in the flower garden area, and it’s a great place to enjoy a quick picnic or go bird watching. Some of the park’s many other facilities include a camp ground, hotel, and full ground golf course. In winter, visitors can enjoy festive decorative lighting.

    If youve been to many of these flower or theme parks, you know it may require a lot of walking to navigate around. Well what is unique about this park is its so big, there are separate parking lots...

  • Roadside Station Takano
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    4.0
    39 Reviews
    Transportation
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Takanochoushimonde 49
    A roadside station in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Along with receiving tourist information, enjoy shopping at the Wai Kogen Ichiba (Excited Highland Market), where you can buy fresh local produce and processed foods including apples and daikon radishes. Or enjoy a meal in this highland location at the attached cafe restaurant, whose lunch menu includes dishes made from local land-based foodstuffs.

    広島庄原の道の駅たかのを利用しました。 広島から島根へ向かう途中に利用しました。 休憩にちょうど良い山の雰囲気でした。

  • Serakogen Farm
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima Pref. Seragunserachou Bessako 1124-11
    A tourism-oriented farm which primarily grows flowers located in Sera Town, Sera County, Hiroshima Prefecture. Here visitors can enjoy seasonal flowers and enjoy a relaxing, soothing time. In spring, some 750 thousand tulips come into bloom; in summer, 1.1 million sunflowers; in fall, 25 thousand dahlias consisting of 450 varieties blossom on the farm’s grounds, dyeing the farm’s gentle hills vivid colors. Different flower festivals are also held at the park in line with each flower’s blooming period. There’s also a restaurant and café where you can have a meal while enjoying the beautiful scenery, and the farm offers hands-on classes. Visitors are permitted to come with pets.
  • Sandan-kyo Valley
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima ken Yamagata gun Aki Ota-cho
    The Sandan-kyo Valley is a long ravine in Akiota Town, Yamagata County, Hiroshima Prefecture, which cuts along the Shibaki River. It has been designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Visitors will be able to enjoy the magnificent scenery with some places resembling Japanese gardens or landscape paintings with the trees and waterfalls coloring the gorge and the emerald green of the water creating a spectacularly beautiful valley picture. Especially worth seeing are the so called five big sights comprising the Kuro-fuchi Pool, the Sarutobi, the Nidan-no taki and Sandan-no-taki (Two Step and Three Step Falls), and the Mitsutaki Falls. Sandan-kyo Valley is a place visited by many tourists especially during the autumn when the leaves are changing color. Visitors can enjoy walking along the promenade, taking a riverboat or even have a go at some kayaking.
  • Taishakukyo Gorge
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima prefecture Shobara-shi Dongcheng-cho/Kamishi Takahara-cho
    A gorge 18 kilometers long straddling the towns of Tojo and Jinsekikogen in Shobara City Hiroshima Prefecture. The gorge is one of the major scenic features making up Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku Quasi-National Park. It is also a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty. The beautiful gorge follows the flow of the Taishaku River. Some of its many highlights include limestone caves created through erosion, a giant natural stone bridge, and various curiously shaped rocks and boulders. The manmade Lake Shinryu is surrounded by the beauty of fresh verdure in spring and gorgeous fall foliage in autumn, and you can also enjoy the scenery from on the lake via a pleasure cruise.
  • Toretta Miyoshi
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    4.5
    19 Reviews
    Shopping
    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashisakeyamachi 10438
    This farmer’s market in Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture offers a variety of foods including local seasonal fruits and vegetables, processed products, and more. Visitors can also enjoy dishes made with plenty of locally-sourced ingredients at the market’s all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant. The market also serves as a venue for a variety of exchange activities. It features a cooking classroom where a variety of programs including food education seminars and cooking classes are held.

    本当は三次の野菜など地産地消のランチバイキングを狙って、遅めの時間を狙って訪ねましたが、まだ、20名以上の人たちが待っている人気ぶり、ランチは次回にして、三次の野菜や特産品の販売コーナーで美味しいものを仕入れて帰りました。季節柄、白菜などが玄関にどんと座っていましたが、我が家のお目当ては、きくいもなど三次らしい野菜。広島で買うより、割安感があります。良く見ると三良坂フロマージュのチーズも扱われてお...

  • Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori
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    4.5
    9 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Saijouchouyuki 156-14
    This natural park is located in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It is located in a corner of Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku Quasi-National Park at an altitude of 800 meters. The park has a camping area where visitors can enjoy outdoor leisure activities while surrounded by the park’s broad-leaved trees. In winter, the park’s ski area offers skiers and snowboarders high-quality natural snow to enjoy. The Forest Recreation Base located in the center of the park offers a number of services including accommodations, food, baths, and more.

    The place is great for escapade, they have camping sites for outdoor activities and gathering, plus nearby hotels have a great vegetables sushi on their menu! Veggies are from local farmers. During...

  • Kimita Onsen Mori-no-Izumi
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    3.5
    10 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Kimitachouizumiyoshida 311-3
    This hot spring facility is in Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. They offer large indoor baths as well as outdoor baths surrounded by trees. Cottages are available for overnight stays and day visits are also available. You can also enjoy a meal in the restaurant which is equipped with the sunken hearth. With nearby hiking courses and riverside play areas, this hot spring is popular with families.

    今は広島に住んでいて、なかなか帰る機会はありませんが、この温泉施設ができてから、帰りやすくなったです。ちょっとした旅行気分を味わえます。

  • Roadside Station Sera
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    Hiroshima Pref. Seragunserachou Kawashiri 2402-1
    A roadside station standing along National Route 432 in Sera Town, Sera County, Hiroshima Prefecture. The station also serves as an information base, with tourism concierges providing visitors with useful area info. The station has a full array of facilities, including a rest area, shops, restaurants, the information corner, and more. In addition to light meals such as udon and ramen noodles, the station’s restaurants offer set meals and rice bowls made with oysters as well as local Setouchi Rokkoku pork and Sera beef. The station also has a shop dedicated to local specialty products like Sera Blend Coffee and Sera Wine.
  • Kyukamura Taishaku Gorge
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Toujouchoumisaka 962-1
    This resort hotel is located inside of Hiba-Dogo-Taishaku Quasi-National Park in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It offers large public baths, open-air baths with beautiful views of the sunset, and more. Its all-year-can-eat buffet, which focuses on using ingredients sourced locally in Hiroshima, is also popular. Guests can go sledding on the park’s large grassy space or participate in one of the free recreational activities the hotel organizes each day. The park and the hotel are visited by many tourists.

    家族で楽しむには最適の宿泊施設と思います。食事もバイキング形式を選択できますし、キャンプファイヤーのアトラクションなど、コテージに泊まったら、小さな子は大喜びでしょう。

  • Chono Falls (Nachi Falls)
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima prefecture Shobara-shi Nishijo-machi
    Waterfalls in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It is located behind the mountain on which Kumano Shrine stands and can be reached by going through the temple grounds and then taking the nature trail that leads up to Mt. Ryozan. The five stages of the falling water resemble the tail of a long-tailed fowl, leading to the waterfall’s name of Chono Falls or “Bird Tail Falls”, in contrast to Shimane’s Torikami Falls or “Rising Bird Falls.”
  • Roadside Station Raimu Togouchi
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    Hiroshima Pref. Yamagatagunakiotachou Kamitono 632-2
    A roadside station in Akiota Town, Yamagata County, Hiroshima Prefecture. Find local souvenirs and specialties for sale in the stores, including products made from local Gionbo persimmons. Try the restaurant on the second floor, with their quantity limited hotpot loaded with boar meat and served with udon noodles for dipping, or their popular cheap but tasty local food, fried pickled vegetable yakisoba.
  • Ogidani Auto Campground
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Takanochouminami 257
    This automobile campsite is located in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. With log cabins, bungalows and tree houses, you can enjoy camping year-round in a space surrounded by nature. In addition, there is also an adventure playground called Tree Adventure that can even be used by adults, bringing many visitors.

    place is very good and clean with natural atmosphere every where is greenery not far from Hiroshima listened in to other commenting on their meal and all was positive. We will certainly go back...

  • Roadside Station Yu-Yu Salon Toujo
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    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Toujouchoukawahigashi 877
    A roadside station in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture located near the Tojo Interchange. There are stands selling local produce as well as a souvenir shop selling local specialties including sake and confections, making this a fun spot for tourists and drivers to take a break. The restaurant has great menu options made with Hiba beef and local ingredients.
  • Serayume Park Sera Winery
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Hiroshima Pref. Seragunserachou Kurobuchi 518-1
    Serayume Park, located in Sera Town, Sera County, Hiroshima Prefecture, is a park comprised of Sera Prefectural Citizens’ Park, a park area capitalizing on the natural beauty of this plateau area; and Sera Winery, a tourism-oriented winery which makes wine from local grapes. Sera Prefectural Citizens’ Park is the perfect place for a casual picnic and has a spacious grass lawn for playing sports with the family, a playground, and a nature observation garden. At Sera Winery, you can learn about the wine making process and sample the facility’s wines. There’s also a wine shop, restaurant, foot bath, and miniature SL trains, making Serayume Park a fun-filled destination for the whole family.
  • Roadside Station Mai Road IC Chiyoda
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    Hiroshima Pref. Yamagatagunkitahiroshimachou Arida 1122
    This roadside station in Kitahiroshima Town Yamagata County, Hiroshima Prefecture is easily recognized by the large taiko drum on the roof. Inside you will find a tourist information center, a local goods store, and a restaurant and take-out corner. The local goods store has a variety of products for sale including locally harvested fresh fruit and vegetables and confections. They also offer a variety of souvenirs. In the restaurant they have a wide assortment of meals using local ingredients and a buffet option.
  • Roadside Station Yume Land Funo
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    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Funochoushimofuno 661-1
    This roadside station is in Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Come taste the local flavors of local processed goods and produce sold at the Fureai Ichiba (friendly market) as well as ice cream made from locally produced milk and seasonal fruits and made at the ice cream parlor. The restaurant offers a buffest filled with dishes made from local ingredients as well as a side dish menu with local cuisine that evokes a sense of nostalgia.
  • Hiroshima Miyoshi Winery
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashisakeyamachi 10445-3
    A winery located in Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, a city famed for its grape production. The winery ferments and sells delicious varieties of wines made possible by local grapes grown with the clean and tasty waters of the area’s three rivers. Visitors are free to view the winery’s underground wine cellar, lined with wooden casks. The winery also has materials regarding the work that goes into a grape farm and the wine production process, giving visitors the chance to learn about the winery’s dedication to winemaking. There’s also a shop, sampling corner, and café on the grounds. In the winery’s barbecue garden, you can enjoy wine together with vaunted Hiroshima wagyu beef.
  • Shobara Ueno Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Hiroshima Pref. Shoubarashi Higashihonmachi 1
    This park is located in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It includes Ueno Pond, which is about four kilometers around, and the Hiroshima Prefecture-designated Historic Site Hisagoyama Kofun ancient burial mound. In addition, it is a famous place for viewing cherry blossoms, and approximately 2,000 tree bloom during the viewing season. Chosen as one of Japan’s top 100 cherry blossom spots, many people come to see them when they are in bloom.
  • Roadside Station Toyohira Donguri-m ura
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    Hiroshima Pref. Yamagatagunkitahiroshimachou Tsushimi 12609
    A roadside station in Kitahiroshima Town Yamagata County, Hiroshima Prefecture that brings together play, rest, and experience. Buy fresh local vegetables and try your hand at making soba. There’s also a park with sports facilities and playground equipment that everyone from children to adults can enjoy. Attached to the roadside station is a natural radon hot-spring and lodging facility.

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There is more than meets the eye awaiting any Hiroshima-bound traveler. Kicking off in Hiroshima city, the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden offer a couple of days of exploring; however, the real beauty lies along the southern coast of the prefecture. There, a series of islands spreads across the Seto Inland Sea: from the mysterious sea-submerged Great Torii Gate at Miyajima Island to the first half of the islands that connect Honshu to Shikoku via six spectacular suspension bridges.

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