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2 Overview of our city

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Where do people gather the most in Higashihiroshima City?
Why do they gather there?

 Saijo Cho is where the most people gather in Higashihiroshima City. Where do people gather in Saijo Cho?
We first went to JR Saijo Station. There were a lot of people in front of JR Saijo Station. We learned that many people use JR Saijo Station, especially in the morning and evening.

JR Saijo Station

 
Let’s go to places where many people gather and find out why they gather there.

 We asked the station manager of JR Saijo Station how many people use the station every day.
 
【 Comment from the JR Saijo Station station manager 】
 About 20,000 passengers use Saijo Station every day. And about 160 trains stop at Saijo Station every day. Morning and evening are very crowded times called “rush hours.” We work very hard to ensure passenger safety.

 There are many hotels in front of JR Saijo Station for overnight visitors.
 

Hotels in front of Saijo Station

After more research, we found out that there are many shops in Saijo Cho. There are different kinds of shops, and people come from across the city to shop.
 People especially gathered in big shops and shops with big parking lots.
 

Shops in Saijo Cho

Shops along Route 375

Hiroshima University is also located in Saijo Cho.
 About 15,000 students study and 3,000 people work at Hiroshima University.
 Around the university, there are many shops and apartments for students.
 
Hiroshima University

Saijo Cho is the town where the most people gather in Higashihiroshima City and is the center of Higashihiroshima City. So, the city hall, police station and fire station are located in Saijo Cho. There are also many hospitals.
 

Higashihiroshima City Fire Station

Higashihiroshima Medical Center

Many people gather in Saijo Cho where there are JR stations, shops and a university.
The city hall and many hospitals are also located in Saijo Cho.