Lantern Floating

Region: Chugoku

City: Hiroshima

What is it?

Lantern floating is held during the evening of 8/6 every year to console the soles of Atomic bomb victims and other war time disasters, and pray for world peace. Approximately 10,000 lanterns float down the river. At the water-front platform, located south of the Atomic Bomb Dome, you can launch a lantern yourself.

When is it?


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