Kure is served by the Kure Line, operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West). It leads to Hiroshima, which is a terminal station. There has been a municipal bus since December 1, 1942. The Kure City Transportation Bureau (Kure City Bus) started using natural gas in 2002. There is a bus route run by Hiroshima Electric Railway, too. In addition, there is Bōyo Kisen, which operates the San'yō Bus and Setouchi Sankō which runs two bus enterprises.
Kure is a port and major shipbuilding city situated on the Seto Inland Sea in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. With a strong industrial heritage Kure hosts the second oldest naval dockyard in Japan and remains an important base for the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force. As of 1 May 2015, the city has an estimated population of 228,030 and a population density of 646 persons per km². The total area is 352.80 km².
Kure's part in the war is detailed in the Yamato Museum closer to the port where you can learn of the history of the city's naval base and ship building prior to and around the time of WWII, see many scale models of ships built in the area and learn of the science behind ship building technology.
Akishio was 76.2 metres (250 ft) long, had a beam 9.9 metres (32 ft) wide, had a draught of 10.2 metres (33 ft) and displaced 2,250 tonnes (2,210 long tons; 2,480 short tons) while surfaced, and 2,450 tonnes (2,410 long tons; 2,700 short tons) when submerged.
Kure (呉市, Kure-shi) is a port and major shipbuilding city situated on the Seto Inland Sea in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. With a strong industrial heritage Kure hosts the second oldest naval dockyard in Japan and remains an important base for the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF).
PARKING: Free parking (Capacity 100) INQUIRIES: Miyajima Tsutsumigaura Nature Park Tel Bayside Beach Saka (ベイサイドビーチ 坂 ) OPEN: July 1 August 31 HOURS: 9:00am 7:00pm ADDRESS: Mizushiri, Saka-cho, Aki-gun ACCESS: Get off at JR Mizushiri ( 水 尻 ) Station (JR Kure Line).
YAMATO MUSEUM opened in April 2005. During first ten years over ten millions visited here. It takes about 40 minutes to get Kure station from JR Hiroshima station by train (JR Kure line), and it is 5 minutes’ walk to the museum from Kure station. Many who visit city of Hiroshima also visit Kure.
Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History 長門の造船歴史館 The Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History, Kurahashi, Hiroshima Prefecture The Nagato Museum of Shipbuilding History on Kurahashi Island, Hiroshima Prefecture is located on the beautiful and historic Katsuragahama Beach.
Mount Noro (野呂山, Noro-san) is one of the most popular mountains around Hiroshima, Japan. It is part of the Setonaikai National Park. Mount Misen [clarification needed] is famous for mountain climbing, trekking, camping and sakura, camellia, hydrangea, autumn leaves and maples and sunset view.
Just beyond Nakano Island is Okamura Island, a part of Imabari city in Ehime prefecture. Both islands are connected to one another by the Okamura Great Bridge, an arch bridge which spans 228 meters. Past Nakano Island is Okamura Island located in Ehime prefectures Imabari city.
Address: Yokohama-koen, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0823, Japan, JP Tel: +81 045 681 7550 Yokohama Park lies within the Naka ward and is particularly close to the city's baseball stadium. The park itself was established more than 100 years ago and has evolved greatly over the years, featuring both traditional Japanese landscaping and more Western-style planting. Various outdoor events take place here each spring and summer.