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In summer, there is a lot of pretty events are held in Hiroshima.
One of them is a fireworks show.
Fireworks are integral part of Japanese summer and several events are held every weekend in July and August somewhere in Japan.
The followings are major fireworks events in Hiroshima.
Moreover each town have their small scale events for local people.
Miyoshi City Fireworks Show
Date:19 July, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Place: Miyoshi Riverbed (1.5 hours from Hiroshima by JR)
Miyoshi is a place full of nature and it is usually a peaceful town.
However, on the date of the fireworks show, more than forty thousand people visit the town to see the grate show.
Ujina Port Fireworks Event
Date: 26 July, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Place: Hiroshima Port (also called as Ujina)
10 min walk from Kaigan-dori station (Line 1 of Hiroden tram, bound for Ujina)
This is the one of the most popular summer event in Hiroshima.
Tens of thousands of people are visiting to see it.
Onomishi Fireworks Show
Date: 26 July, 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Place: Onomichi Strait (1.5 hours from Hiroshima by JR)
Senkoji, the top site in Onomichi, is known as a nice view spot and received Certificate of Excellence from Trip Adviser. The fireworks viewing from Senkoji must be amazing!
Kintaikyo Fireworks Show
Date 2 August, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Place: Kintaikyo, Iwakuni (20 min from Miyajima-guchi by JR and 15min by bus)
Miyajima Water Fireworks Display
Date:11 August, 7:40pm - 8:40pm
Place: Off shore from the Itsukushima Shrine Otorii Gate
The fireworks shot off from the sea are the high points in this events.
The scene of flowering fireworks beyond Otrii Gate attracts more than 300,000 visitors.