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Hiroshima Dreamination

Evenings along Peace Boulevard light up for the winter

JJ Walsh   - 1 min read
Venue : Peace Boulevard When : Mid Nov 2024 - Early Jan 2025

Held every year from mid-November to the beginning of January, this is one of Hiroshima city's favorite winter events. Lights are turned on from 17:30~22:30 every night along Hiroshima's main Heiwa-odori (Peace Boulevard). Thousands of people wander along the main road, walking through lit-up tunnels and under colorful lights. There are many different themes like a castle, train, and boat; you can even see the special lights of street-cars going by full of partyers.

JJ Walsh

JJ Walsh @joy.walsh

I've been living in Hiroshima since the mid 90's & still discovering new things to enjoy. I'm a big fan of both the old "wabi sabi" as well as modern and new designs, Japan offers both of these type of places to explore and enjoy. Even after many years here, I am still discovering surprising, fan...