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Private Hiroshima Custom Full-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicles. Using this service you can charter your vehicle Limousine Van or Bus which is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for any other tourist. This tour is only for your group!Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Sample Otorii gate and so on)Back to Hotel in HiroshimaPlan B (Duration: 8 hours)Pickup at the hotel in Hiroshima city Hijiyamakoen parkShukkeien gardenHiroshima castleAtomic bomb domePeace Memorial ParkAtomic Bomb MuseumMiyajima Otorii gate
From JPY57,337.00
 
Miyajma Rickshaw Tour Including Itsukushima Shrine
"Start your rickshaw ride from the Miyajima Ferry Terminal between 9:30am to 5:30pm. Enjoy your private guide/driver who provides detailed history of the famous Itsukushima Shrine and Miyajima. You cannot miss Miyajima Island as one of the three most scen Miyajima is also famous for cherry blossoms in the spring and maple trees in the fall. Try the delicious oysters in the winter. The lovely deer taking a stroll will welcome you. Please visit Miyajima when you come to Hiroshima. The tours described b the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionCruise right from the ferry terminal to the center of Miyajima's charming townhouse street and old-fashioned shopping arcade. Continuing on the path along the waterfront you will have a great view on the large orange torii in the water in front of the Itsukushima Shrine. Going behind the shrine to the Momijidani you will be guaranteed to see the colourful foliage in autumn.45 Minute OptionCruise right from the ferry terminal to the center of Miyajima's charming townhouse street and old-fashioned shopping arcade. Continuing on the path along the water
From JPY4,500.00
 
Private Hiroshima Custom Full-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicles. Using this service you can charter your vehicle Limousine Van or Bus which is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for any other tourist. This tour is only for your group!Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Sample Otorii gate and so on)Back to Hotel in HiroshimaPlan B (Duration: 8 hours)Pickup at the hotel in Hiroshima city Hijiyamakoen parkShukkeien gardenHiroshima castleAtomic bomb domePeace Memorial ParkAtomic Bomb MuseumMiyajima Otorii gate
From JPY57,337.00

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Getting To Hiroshima

Hiroshima is located 160km SW of Okayama, 330km SW of Osaka, 360km SW of Kyoto, 800km SW of Tokyo. By train As most other people we used our JR Rail Pass and reached Hiroshima in about 2hours from...
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Getting There By Ferry

Miyajima is located just off the coast of Hiroshima but there are no bridges from Hiroshima to the island so as expected Miyajima can be reached only by ferry from Hiroshima. From JR Hiroshima train...
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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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Getting Around

Even if you have a car it makes no sense to take it to Miyajima, parking is difficult to find and as everywhere in Japan very expensive. You don’t need a car anyway as most attractions cant be reached...
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Getting Around

When we arrived at Hiroshima JR we took directly the train to Miyajimaguchi ferry terminal because we wanted to visit Miyajima island first. On our way back we took the tram to Peace Memorial Park...
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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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Oct 13, 2010
 
 
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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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Apr 13, 2006

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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Oct 03, 2005

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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May 24, 2005

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Top Hotels in Hiroshima-ken

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1-2-1 Marunochi, Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0061, Japan
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1344-2 Urasaki-cho, Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, 720-0551, Japan
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2-38 Takara-machi, Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, 737-0029, Japan
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967 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, 739-0501, Japan
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64-25 Zennyuji, Hongo-cho, Mihara, Hiroshima Prefecture, 729-0416, Japan
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Top Things to Do in Hiroshima-ken

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Peace Memorial Museum

Peace Memorial Museum (Heiwa Kinen Shiry?kan) is not impressive, is not big, is not something you really get excited with but it was one of the most touching experiences we ever had and most visitors...
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Itsukushima Shrine

Although the famous floating red torii is the star attraction in Miyajima it would be a pity not to visit the shrine that the torii actually belongs :) Itsukushima Shrine is a large complex of...
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Peace Memorial Park

Let all the souls here rest in peace, for the evil shall not be repeated Almost every monument and memorial in Peace Memorial Park is though provoking, you may even feel some nausea at some point...
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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 in...
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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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Mount Misen

Mount Misen is a historic holy mountain on Miyajima established by the Priest Kukai, also known as Kobo Daishi, founder of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. There are religious sites on the mountain and...
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"Hiroshima-ken"
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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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"Hiroshima"
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