To JR Fukuyama Station
About 50 minutes by bus from Hiroshima Airport
About 4 hours from JR Tokyo Station.
About 1 hour from JR Shin-Osaka Station.
About 1.5 hours from JR Hakata Station (Fukuoka).
Location and Living Environment
■Fukuyama-city, Hiroshima Prefecture
Fukuyama-city is located in the eastern part of Hiroshima Prefecture. With a population of 460,000 people, it is Hiroshima’s second largest town. Fukuyama-city faces the Seto Inland Sea and is an industrial city centered on JFE Steel’s Fukuyama Steelworks. It is blessed by a warm climate and is an easy place to live. The official city flower is the rose. Fukuyama is aiming to stride forward into the 21st century, and to be a place of cultural exchange on the Seto Inland Sea based on the idea of an urban area that is kind to both people and the environment.
Miroku-no-sato Japanese Language School Of International Culture Institute is situated in Numakuma-cho, which faces the beautiful Seto Inland Sea and has long been a center of foreign trade. It is a place of abundant nature and history, including Abuto Kannon temple and historical sites related to the Heike clan. Numakuma-cho’s main industries are shipbuilding and grape cultivation, and its warm climate with no rain or snow make it a pleasant place to live.