The Hill Of Hope
Designed and created over a period of 16 years by Itto Kuetani, a sculptor who is active in Italy, this marble garden was opened in October of 2000. Covering over 5,000㎡ and using around 3,000 tons of Cararra marble, the garden is filled with various monuments both large and small that incorporate the surrounding environment to achieve a remarkable harmony with nature. The theme of the garden is “Familial Ties” and it represents a peaceful world that is filled with hope for the future.
553-2, Setoda, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
10 minutes by car from Nishiseto Expressway (Shimanami Kaido) Ikuchijima-kita IC