VIDEO| Exploring the beauty of Iwakuni, Japan

Photo by Takahiro Takiguchi
Photo by Takahiro Takiguchi

VIDEO| Exploring the beauty of Iwakuni, Japan

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

Iwakuni, home to the U.S. Marine Corps base, is a small castle city with a population of 130,000. The city is known for scenic Kintaikyo Bridge and majestic Iwakuni Castle located on the top of a mountain. World Heritage sites, Hiroshima and Miyajima are only within an-hour drive from the base, as well. Irori Sanzoku is a popular Japanese restaurant housed in large classical buildings and garden where you can enjoy various local dishes in cheerful traditional setting.

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