|Facility Information||Major Facilities|
and Training Building
NGO Exchange Room,
Cooking Exchange Room,
and the Hiroshima
and outdoor facilities)
and athletic field
|Entrance hall, front desk,
Central Control Office,
study room, and
Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Chugoku International Center
|Lodging rooms (121rooms),
and first-aid room
|Seminar rooms (1 – 6),
JICA Plaza, the JICA
|Restaurant and café lounge|
Floor Map and Information
- ①Information Center/Library
- ②Audio/video room
- ③Recreation room
- ④Study room
- ⑤JICA computer room
- ⑧Briefing/orientation room
- ⑨Laundry room and hot-water service room
- ⑩Japanese-language instructors’laboratory
- ⑪NGO Exchange Room
- ⑫Hiroshima Prefecture computer rooms
- ⑬Hiroshima Prefecture training rooms (201–206)
- ①JICA seminar rooms (SR1 – 6)
- ②Cooking Exchange Room
- ③Training rooms of Hiroshima Prefecture (301- 306)
Opening Hours for Each Facility
Cooking Exchange Room
|9:00 – 21:00||For details on how to use the facilities,|
|Information Center/Library||10:30 – 19:00||●Closed
Weekdays: 12:30 – 13:30
Sunday, year-end and New Year
holidays, and special holidays
(a few days per year)
|NGO Exchange Room||10:30 – 19:00||●[Closed]
Sunday and year-end and
New Year holidays
(Monday to Friday)
|7:20 – 9:00||The opening hours are subject to change.
Last order: 30 minutes before the
relevant closing time
For dishes and prices, please click here.
and national holidays)
|7:30 – 9:30|
|Lunch||12:00 – 13:30|
|Dinner||18:00 – 20:00|
|Front desk||7:00 – 23:00|
|7:00 – 22:00||These sports facilities can be used only
by HIP lodging facilities users and those
participating in sports interaction with
trainees staying at the HIP.
For details, please click here.。
The entire HIP is closed during the year-end and New Year holidays.
Training Facilities (for a fee)
The HIP’s training facilities can be used only for training for the purpose of developing internationally-minded human resources and promoting international cooperation and interaction.
Please note that the facilities cannot be used for training for other purposes (including ordinary meetings and interviews).
Use the HIP Training Rooms as Places for Companies, Public Organizations, etc. to Develop Internationally-Minded Human Resources and Promote International Cooperation and Interaction
|Name||Large-size Training Room||Middle-size Training Room||Small-size Training Room|
|Capacity||Approx. 60 people||Approx. 24 people||Approx. 12 people|
|Equipment||White board, screen,
projector, and microphone
|White board, screen,
TV, and DVD player
|White board, screen,
TV and DVD player
Each capacity represents the approximate number of people who can be seated when the desks and chairs are arranged in the so-called “school style.
Cooking Exchange Room
Use the Cooking Exchange Room for International Interaction through Food Culture
|Name||Cooking Exchange Room|
|Capacity||Approx. 24 people|
|Equipment||Kitchen table (two tables),
dining table, refrigerator,
tableware, cookware, etc.
Lodging Facilities (for a fee)
Why Not Receive Training in a Comfortable Environment?
The HIP lodging facilities can be used only by those using HIP training rooms. Please note that you cannot use the HIP for lodging only.
At the HIP, we have a laundry room, a study room, a recreation room, an audio room, etc.
In addition, a free bicycle-lending service is available.
Sports Facilities (free of charge)
Why Not Organize Sports Interaction with Trainees?
If you stay at the HIP, you can use HIP sports facilities.
In addition, you can use the facilities for interaction through sports with foreign trainees staying at the HIP to promote international interaction on a local basis.
At the HIP, you can play a wide variety of sports, such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, and tennis.
In the case of participation in interaction through sports, only a group application is accepted.
For details on application for interaction through sports, please contact the Information Center/Library.
Why Not Study in a Quiet Environment with Excellent Equipment and Resources?
Located on the second floor of the HIP, the Information Center/Library features a quiet and comfortable environment.
Staff members at the facility offer a wide variety of advice.
If you live or work in Hiroshima Prefecture, you can borrow books, CDs, and DVDs.
Moreover, the facility keeps a rich collection of textbooks for you to study or teach Japanese language.
Of course, textbooks for languages other than Japanese are also available.
Also holding manga in English and foreign picture books, the facility is suitable for both children and adults.
Since Wi-Fi service is available at some seats, you can study using a PC or other mobile devices.
To use the Information Center/Library, you do not have to use other facilities at the HIP or stay at the HIP. Why not study in this quiet and comfortable environment surrounded by lush green? We look forward to welcoming you!
NGO Exchange Room (free of charge)
Perfect for Meetings for International Interaction and Cooperation
Located next to the Information Center/Library, the NGO Exchange Room is a place for NGOs and individuals to use to hold meetings for the purpose of international cooperation and interaction.
Document files regarding NGOs are available in the room, and you can read them freely.
In addition, there are many pamphlets that you can take home with you.
You can use the NGO Exchange Room free of charge.
If you use it for a group, you need to make an advance reservation.
If the room is not being used by anyone else, you can use the room for other purposes, such as group study. For details, please contact the Information Center/Library.
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday (10:30 – 19:00)
*Excluding year-end and New Year holidays
International Understanding and Cooperation through Food Culture
Located on the first floor of the HIP, RACCOLTO is a glass-walled restaurant with a bright and open atmosphere.
The restaurant serves not only ethnic food but also dishes with due consideration for religious restrictions, such as those using halal meat (*1). In addition, to support the TABLE FOR TWO (TFT) program (*2), the restaurant asks for donations. Thanks for your cooperation.
Please visit the Restaurant RACCOLTO, where you can enjoy both eating and international understanding and cooperation!
|Lunch||12:00 – 13:30 (last order: 13:00)||700yen|
|Dinner||18:00 – 20:00 (last order: 19:30)||800yen|
(The fees for both lunch and dinner for children are as follows: elementary school students: 600 yen; children prior to enrolling in elementary school to two-year-old children: 200 yen; and children under the age of 2: free of charge)
Lunch Menu of the Week(Tuesday to the Next Monday)
For inquiries on the restaurant, please contact the HIP front desk.
※1）At the restaurant, halal meat for Muslims is available with consideration for their religious restrictions; Qualified Muslims have treated the meat appropriately and offered necessary prayers.
※2）The TFT program features the concept of sharing dishes beyond the boundaries of time and space between those living in developed countries and children living in developing countries. A donation box is placed at the cashier section; we ask you to donate 20 yen, equivalent to the price of a school lunch for one child in a developing country, each time you use the restaurant. We would like to ask for your cooperation. For details on TFT, please click here.
Why Not Enjoy a Virtual Tour to Foreign Countries?
In the HIP lobby, we have a section called JICA Plaza.
At the JICA Plaza, folk craft articles, musical instruments, ethnic costumes, and panels from a wide variety of countries and regions are exhibited. You can touch these articles and play these musical instruments!
These colorful costumes and unique sounds made with these musical instruments are sure to make you feel as if you were travelling to foreign countries. If you have an opportunity to visit the HIP, please drop by the JICA Plaza.
For details, please check JICA Plaza on the JICA Chugoku website.