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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Hiroshima
"Miyajima (literally 'shrine island') has been celebrated as a sacred island and one of Japan's three most scenic views. It is most famous for Itsukushima Shrine which together with its large wooden torii (gate) stands in the ocean during high tide. Deer move around the island freely and so do monkeys on top of Misen the island's highest mountain. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was built to commemorate the dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima on August 6 1945 and to promote a peaceful world. It is located in the area around the atomic explosion's epicenter
From JPY15,400.00
 
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Kyoto
"This 12-hour tour begins with morning pickup at the New Miyako Hotel. Transfer to Kyoto Station where you’ll board the bullet train for a scenic ride to Hiroshima Station. Your guide will explain some of Hiroshima’s most fascinating historic sites as you zip along the railway. When you arrive at the station switch to another train or board a coach vehicle to travel to Miyajimaguchi where you’ll transfer to a boat bound for Miyajima known since ancient times as the Sacred Island and one of Japan’s most beautiful landscapes. Explore the island for 45 minutes
From JPY38,500.00
 
Hiroshima and Miyajima Day Tour from Osaka
"Your tour begins with morning pickup at one of the selected hotels in Osaka and transfer to Shin-Osaka Station where you will board the bullet train (Shinkansen) to Hiroshima Station which take approximately 2 hours. When you arrive at the station switch to another train or board a coach vehicle to travel to Miyajimaguchi where you’ll transfer to a boat bound for Miyajima known since ancient times as the Sacred Island
From JPY38,500.00

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Getting To Hiroshima

As can be seen on my video on Hiroshima, we arrived by bullet train after an hours ride from Hakata (AKA Fukuoka.) As you will see, all the seats as in an aircraft, face forward so there is a...
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Travel Within Hiroshima

The streetcars, called the Hiroshima Electric Railway, are one of the best ways to get around within Hiroshima City. Many of the lines start at Hiroshima Station and cover much of the city including...
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JR West Rail Pass

The stretch Osaka-Kyoto is not covered by the West Rail Pass, as it is managed by JR Central. You can either buy a ticket for that stretch in advance or at the station, before you leave the shinkansen...
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Shimanami Kaido

The trip along the Shimanami Kaido from Shikoku is a good one, as the road goes through numerous islands on the way to Hiroshima prefecture.Ikuchijima and Innoshima are two islands in Hiroshima...
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The Shinkansen

Hiroshima is one of the stops of the Shinkansen, so it's easy to get to. It is about 30 minutes from Okayama station, 1 hour from Kobe, and 6 hours from Tokyo. The ride is smooth, so even from Tokyo,...
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The Other Streetcar City

Take the streetcar in and around Hiroshima. It is very cheap, but if you buy a pass at the train station it is even cheaper! It is a neat experience.
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1-2-1 Marunochi, Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0061, Japan
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Top Things to Do in Hiroshima-ken

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Peace Park and Memorial Museum

This memorial was designed by Kenzo Tange and it is from 1952. The shape resembles an ancient arch-shaped house and it is said to give shelter to the lost souls. Here in a stone chest in the middle...
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Itsukushima Shrine

The Noh Stage at Itsukushima stands in the water near the western side of the shrine. The first No stafe was constructed in 1605, and the current stage was built in 1640. This is one of the few...
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Miyajima

Miyajima, or Shrine Island, is the nickname for the island formally named Itsukushima. The island is famous for the Itsukushima Shrine, which was established in the 6th Century, and it became a UNESCO...
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Five-Tiered Pagoda

Miyajima's Five-Storied Pagoda, or gojūnoto, is a vermillion-colored tower that stands 27 meters tall and is located on a hill next to the main Itsukushima Shrine. Constructed in 1407 and rebuilt...
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Hiroshima Castle

This 1958 reconstruction is less than 10 minutes walk from the peace park, and well worth taking in if you are in the area. It's far from the most spectacular castle in Japan but still well and truly...
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Daisho-in Temple

Daishoin Temple was founded in the year 806 by a monk named Kūkai, who founded the Shingon, or "True Word," school of Buddhism. A prayer hall in the temple was established in the 12th Century by...
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"A Friendly City with a Tragic Past"
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"Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future"
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"Hiroshima prefecture"
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