A giant rubber duck is floating at Onomichi port, during Umi Festa being held in Onomichi, Mihara and Fukuyama simultaneously. The almost 10 meters tall, world traveling yellow duck is a creation of a Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman. It previously appeared in Osaka and is now enjoying its first sea bathing in Japan. It is illuminated from sunset to 10 pm and being exhibited until July 29th. Enjoy a spectacular view of fireworks at the back of the ducky on Saturday night, July 28th.
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Translator / International marketing consultantBorn in Hiroshima and have lived here most of my life except for several years in Kyoto, Kobe and London. As a former interior designer I love exploring architecture in other cities and countries. Traveling has helped me recognize the unique environment of Hiroshima, which is surrounded by beautiful mountains and the Seto Inland Sea.