This five-storied pagoda is said to have been built as a place where people could pray for safety at sea.
Places where you can enjoy a scenic view in Kure City.
Get a unique view of submarines in active service. Four red brick warehouses built around 1900 (during the Meiji era) stand behind you as you look over the subs.
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.
Kure lies on the calm Seto Inland Sea, surrounded on three sides by green mountains. These geographical features led the Japanese Government to establish a navy base in Kure and, in 1903, the Kure naval arsenal.