Here we try to give some advices in different issues regarding living in Hiroshima:


Accommodation

Here we list some advices to help you choosing your accommodation.

    1. The Islamic center offers some apartments for rent (see here), you can apply for them to stay near to the Masjid.
    2. If you are a student, you can get benefit from some low rental fee apartments (supported by Hiroshima University). For example, the international house for singles and families, the Ikenoue student dormitory, and the sun-square. More details are here.

      Moreover, you can visit Hiroshima University coop to get help in choosing a private apartment, see here.

    3. Families who have been resident in Hiroshima for one year, can apply for the public houses. These houses are supported by either
      • Higashi-Hiroshima city hall. Please follow the Higashi-Hiroshima city monthly newsletter (here) to know more about application deadlines.
      • Hiroshima prefecture. Those are managed by kuresen company ( see here Japanese only)

Tourist

Famous for the atomic bombing and Known as the "City of Peace" and the "City of water", Hiroshima is a wonderful prefecture with a bunch of places are worthy to visit such as:

      • Atomic bomb dome.
      • Peace memorial park.
      • Miyajima Island.
      • Hiroshima Castle.
      • Ōkunoshima Island (Rabbits Island)
      • Sandankyo Gorge

You can read the details or find more places from here.


Services/Phones you need to know

PurposePlacePhone/Link
Resident registration, Change of address, Family register (i.e. birth, death, marriages) Citizens’ Affairs Division Higashihiroshima City Office* 082-420 0925
National Health Insurance, National Pension National Health Insurance and Pension Division Higashihiroshima City Office 082-420 0933
Taxes National Health Insurance and Pension Division Higashihiroshima City Office 082-420 0933
Garbage Waste Management Division Higashihiroshima City Office 082-420 0926
Electricity Chugoku Electric Power Co. Inc. Hiroshima Customer Center Application for commencing/discontinuing use of electricity 0120-519 730
Water service Waterworks General Affairs Division, Waterworks Department 082-423 6333
Post office Hiroshimadaigakunai Post Office 1 Chome-1-3 Kagamiyama Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 739-0046 ...
Consultation Service 1st floor, Sunsquare Higashihiroshima 082-424 3811 / http://hhface.org/corner/en.html

*: Higashihiroshima City Office - 8-29 Saijo Sakae-machi, Higashihiroshima City


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Iqama Times

Fajr : Athan +20 mins
Dhuhr : 12:15
Asr : 16:15
Maghrib : Athan +5 mins
Isha'a : 21:00
Friday khutba : after athan

Athsn Times:

 

Access

Address: 〒739-0036 Hiroshima-ken, Higashihiroshima-shi, Saijōchō Taguchi, 2786−1 4th-5th floor イスラーム文化センター

Email: admin@hiroshima-icc.org

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