This five-storied pagoda is said to have been built as a place where people could pray for safety at sea.
Beautiful places to take a stroll in Kure.
17 sculptures and a variety of trees line both sides of this street, providing a beautiful stroll all year round.
Renga Dori (or Renga Street) is a covered shopping arcade located about 15 minutes on foot from Kure Station.
The steps of Ryojyo appear in the film Sea Monkey in the scene where the divers are training by running up and down the stairs carrying oxygen tanks on their backs.
Established in 1890 during the Meiji era as a cemetery for navy personnel, this somber place also contains tombs of British sailors, individual monuments, and monuments to the war dead from the battleship Yamato.
This is the museum for the comic Spaceship Yamato, illustrated by Reiji Matsumoto.
Kuramoto Street runs through the center of downtown Kure.
This road which appears in the animation In This Corner of the World has a slightly different appearance nowadays.