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Kure Port(area:CHUGOKU/HIROSHIMA)

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The Kure Port is located north of the Geiyo Islands at the east entrance of Hiroshima Bay near the center of the Seto Inland Sea.
Before the war, it was home to a naval shipyard, and it developed as a naval port. After the war, shipbuilding, steel, machine metal, pulp and other companies set up operations on the coast, and the foundation was established for a coastal industrial zone.
There is a self-defense force base in the Showa district where submarines can be viewed up close, and on the weekends, military vessels are open to the public.
There are many tourist facilities in the central district, including the Yamato Museum, which has a one-tenth scale reproduction of the battleshipYamato , and the Iron Whale Museum, which has retired submarines on display.

Port Area Tourist Information

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Dining

JMSDF KURE curry

For lunch every Friday, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) serves curry. Kure Kaiji Curry is an initiativ...

Dining

RengaDori(Brick Street)

This 780-meter long street is covered with 360,000 bricks and is the liveliest shopping street in Kure. There are famous...

Main Attractions

JMSDF Kure Museum(Iron Whale Museum)

This is the first facility in Japan to exhibit a real submarine ("The Akishio"). The inside is open to the public, and you can...

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Yamato Museum (Kure Maritime Museum)

On exhibit here you will find a detailed one-tenth scale reproduction of the Yamato battleship built in Kure as well as an actual Zero ...

Port Information

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Location 4-8,Tsukijichou,Kure-si,Hiroshima,737-0822 map
Nearest major airport Hiroshima Airport ( Bus 60 minute ) map
Nearest major train station JR Kure Line Kawaraisi Station ( Foot  15 minute ) map
Nearest major bus station ( Foot  10 minute ) map
Berth Kawaraisi south Wharf map
Service Terminal map
Tourist information map
Port management Port and Fishing Harbor Division,Kure City  
TEL 0823-25-3336  
E-MAIL kowangyo@city.kure.lg.jp  
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