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Let's take pictures with nature and art in the background! 7 popular Instagram-worthy spots in Hiroshima

Let's take pictures with nature and art in the background! 7 popular Instagram-worthy spots in Hiroshima

2021-05-19 Management office

You can leave behind your own unique photos, taken from your own angle of nature, art, and other formative objects, as well as historic shrines. Some of them can only be taken at this moment, but others can be created by you. Then as much as possible, isn't it also important to find a place where you can take pictures in a way that looks good?
Here are some of Hiroshima's Instagram-worthy spots that will make your wish come true.
Why don't you go out to leave your best picture taken in Hiroshima?

Ikuchijima Island Art Museum

Using Ikuchi Island as a campus, the artists have created 17 objects as they see fit. Located on the island, the objects are inspired by the places where they are to be installed, so they are all perfectly suited to the landscape.
We also recommend taking pictures with artwork that goes well with the blue sky. The photo is titled "To the Sky.

Belvedere Setoda

This object, which can also be ridden on top of, is a fun place to go with a large group of people to take pictures.
It's fun to spend time thinking about what pose to take before you go. The objects are all large works of art, so they will look better if you pull them back for a shot!
Bicycle rentals are available, so it is recommended to visit the entire island and conquer all the museums.

"Facility Information "
Name: Shimatogoto Museum of Art
Address: Setoda-cho, Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone number: 0845-27-2210 (Shima-okoshi-Section, Setoda Branch Office, Onomichi City)
Space and Facilities: This is an aggressive attempt to turn the entire island of Ikuchi into an art museum. There are a total of 17 large objects all over the island, each of which has its own presence as a work of contemporary art.
URL: https://www.city.onomichi.hiroshima.jp/soshiki/44/2787.html

Hill of Future Heart

A space filled with marble art, the Hill of the Future Heart looks like the Mediterranean.
The 3,000 tons of marble imported from Italy is so overwhelming that it is hard to open your eyes without being dazzled. There are Instagram-worthy spots all over the place, and you will be able to take more pictures than you can decide.
It is located in the Kosanji Museum so that visitors can see exhibits other than Miraishin no Oka.

Sky is also a campus, so it depends on time and weather

When the sun is high in the afternoon as much as possible, the white color will reflect diffusely and shine even more brightly. It is also recommended to aim for the beautiful time of dusk!
There is a café inside the Kosanji Museum that you can enter while looking at Miraishin Hill, so you can aim for a gap in the clouds.

"Facility Information "
Name: Kosanji Temple/Kosanji Museum
Address: 553-2 Setoda, Setoda-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 722-2411
Phone number: 0845-27-0800
Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Budget: Adults 1,400 yen / University students 1,000 yen / High school students 800 yen / Seniors 1,200 yen / Elementary and junior high school students free
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: The museum is located in the wilderness, covering an area of about 5,000 square meters, with art filled with 3,000 tons of marble imported from Italy.
URL: http://www.kousanji.or.jp/hill_of_hope.html

Itsukushima Shrine

The Otorii, which stands on the sea, is a very rare structure and is famous as an Instagram-worthy spot. The vermilion color of the Otorii stands out against the sky and the sea.
The Otorii looks different at high tide and at low tide, so if you have time, you will want to take pictures of both of these famous World Heritage sites. A visit to Itsukushima Shrine is not complete without taking a picture of the Otorii.

The main shrine built over the sea is also a recommended spot!

The Otorii (Grand Gate) can be approached by taking a sightseeing boat, but it is Itsukushima Shrine itself that can be approached without taking a sightseeing boat.
The shrine is built on the sea and is designed to be walked on, and when the waves are rough, seawater can come to the corridor and the main shrine!
The expression changes completely from moment to moment, so it will always look good no matter when you take it.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Itsukushima Shrine
Address: 1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588
Phone number: 0829-44-2020
Hours of operation: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (subject to seasonal changes)
I'll pay: 300yen for adults / 200yen for college students / 100yen for elementary and junior high school students
No smoking and no eating: No smoking at all seats
Space and Facilities: Miyajima is located 10 minutes away by ferry. Miyajima itself is said to be the island of God. Be sure to take pictures of Itsukushima Shrine, which looks different at high tide, low tide, morning, noon, and night.
URL: http://www.itsukushimajinja.jp/index.html

Shiro Highland Farm

Sera Kogen Farm is full of seasonal flowers in spring, summer, fall, and winter. From spring to fall, the area is full of flowers, and in winter, visitors can enjoy candlelight evenings. It is breathtaking to see the beautiful flowers blooming as far as the eye can see in the magnificent grounds.
It is also famous as an Insta-worthy spot, with a flower wall and doors placed in a flower garden to make it look good.

You can also take pictures from different angles from below.

It is also recommended to take pictures not only from above but also from below.
You can take different pictures by taking different angles, such as with the sky as the main subject, with flowers, and with people as well.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Sera Kogen Farm
Address: 1124-11 Bessako, Sera-cho, Sera-gun, Hiroshima 729-3305
Phone number: 0847-24-0014
Hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (subject to change depending on blooming conditions)
Closed: Open daily during the event period (please inquire)
Budget: Adults 800 yen / Children 400 yen (4 years old to junior high school students)
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: This flower garden is a famous installation spot that can be enjoyed all year round. Flowers bloom everywhere and are designed to be Instagram-worthy.
URL: https://sera.ne.jp/


Renovated from a former warehouse, this stylish spot in Onomichi houses a bicycle shop, a hotel, a bakery, and a café. The main focus is on bicycles, which have recently become popular, creating a stylish space.
While not a flashy, glittering space, everything about this sharp and stylish facility, including the view, is an Insta-worthy spot.

Putting yourself in a stylish space to take pictures gets you excited.

There are objets d'art inside, and on the terrace you can drink what you buy at the stylish cafe while looking out at the ocean.
It is also a great place to project food from an Italian restaurant or something bought at a stylish bakery on a terrace with the sea in the background. Everything is stylish, especially the sundries, which are local items sold in fashionable designs to match the U2.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: ONOMICHI U2
Address: 5-11 Nishi-Gosho-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 722-0037
Phone number: 0848-21-0550
Hours of operation: Hours of operation vary by store.
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space & Facilities: A complex that includes a cyclist hotel, built along the seafront in Onomichi. The stylish space, renovated from an old warehouse, is full of fashionable features. It looks great no matter where you take pictures.
URL: https://onomichi-u2.com/

Rabbit Island (Okunojima)

There are many wild rabbits on Okunojima, an uninhabited island in Hiroshima. There are more than 900 wild rabbits on the uninhabited island of Okunojima, Hiroshima.
The rabbits that come by in search of food are a great insta-spot. If you go in the afternoon, the rabbits are already full and will not come close, but if you go in the morning, they are hungry, so going in the morning is a good idea.

The island has a nice flavor of nothingness with a sense of ruins.

Since the island has been uninhabited for some time, there is a sense of ruins everywhere, and depending on the way the images are projected, it can be a good Instagram spot.
A small uninhabited island with a view of the ocean, a little resort, rabbits, and ruins, there would be no limit to the number of points of interest.

"Facility Information "
Facility Name: Rabbit Island (Okunojima)
Address: Okunojima, Chukai-cho, Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, 729-2311
Phone number: 0846-26-0321 (Holiday Village Okunojima 9:00-17:00)
Budget: Ferry fare Adult 310 yen Child 160 yen
Space and Facilities: Located about 15 minutes by boat from Chuhai Port, Okuno Island has a proliferation of wild rabbits that come close to the island. In addition, there are many insta-view spots with ruins of former poison gas facilities and other abandoned buildings.

Sanduan Gorge

It is one of the few unexplored areas in the town of Akita, Hiroshima Prefecture, where the scenery is like that of China.
A ferryboat ride provides an up-close view of the great rock walls and wilderness that seem to have been cut out of the earth. A clear stream flows gently through the canyon, and you may see wild animals and other wildlife as you make your way through the canyon. No matter where you take your pictures, you will be able to capture the natural beauty of the area.

Waterfalls are everywhere, making it a power spot.

Waterfalls in the midst of the great outdoors make for photographs that seem to share their power with the viewer.
The 16-km grand canyon includes Nidan Falls, San-dan Falls, and Mitsu Falls, and the boardwalk allows visitors to enjoy the beauty of the canyon and the power of the forest. How about an installation spot to look for in this unexplored region?

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Sandankyo
Address: Shibaki, Akita-cho, Yamagata-gun, Hiroshima 731-3501
Phone number: 0826-28-1800 (Aki Ota Town Tourist Association)
Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed: May be closed due to weather. Please inquire.
Budget: Ferry: Adults 300 yen one-way / Junior high school students and younger 200 yen
Space and Facilities: One of the most unexplored areas in western Japan, a special national scenic spot. The wilderness and the 16-km-long grand canyon show different expressions depending on the season. The stunning scenery is Instagram-worthy no matter where you take pictures.


It's up to you to decide how well you can photograph and insta-photograph a place that you are also excited to visit!
Camera skills have a lot to do with it, but if there is a spectacular view in the background, I feel like it will come across well. I want to go to a spot that I think is "amazing!" as much as possible and take an Insta-worthy photo. I want to go to spots that I think are "wow!" and take Instagram-worthy photos.
Please take great pictures so that they will not only be Instagram-worthy, but will also remain as wonderful memories!

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