Hiroshima Half Day Private Walking Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

405627


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Explore the Atomic Bomb Dome and enjoy a relaxing walk through a beautiful Japanese garden


The first city that suffered from the atomic bomb. This is the perfect place to think about our future, to share one world with love and peace.

Visit the Atomic Bomb Dome and feel how furious the blast was.
With your tour guide's explanation, you will learn episodes or messages of each monument in the peace park, which otherwise you will just pass without knowing anything about them. Seeing and knowing what happened in Hiroshima will give us a good inspiration to make a better world.

Shukkei-en Japanese garden is a beautiful garden built by a Daimyo (or samurai) who ruled over Hiroshima in the 17th century. As the name of this garden shows, 'miniature scenery garden' in English, you can view different beautiful sceneries from different view points. Enjoy Japanese beauty in a relaxing walk.

Itinerary

You will visit
*Atomic Bomb Dome
*Ground zero (hypocenter)
*Some monuments in peace park
*Peace memorial museum
*Shukkei-en Japanese garden

This is a basic itinerary. I can customize it if you have any special request. Please feel free to contact me.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Public transportation and walking

What’s Included

Other: My service as your private tour guide for the duration of the tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1500 JPY - *1000 JPY: public transportation
*200 JPY: admission to peace museum
*300 JPY: admission to Japanese garden

This is the estimated cost per adult.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets

Other: Admission fees (you)
Transportation tickets (you and guide)
Any personal purchases or expenses

If you start from cruise ship port, we need to take a taxi from/to your port. The taxi fare varies depending on the location of your pier, number of passengers, whether or not you use public transportation for a part of the tour.

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange transportation upon request.
Please be insured during my tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

Thanks Keiko for our fantastic tour of Hirishima yesterday. It made such a difference having a local take us to the important sites and explain the history from a Hiroshima perspective - you got to understand it all from a very human perspective. Keiko was warm, friendly and informative. We learnt so much more through this tour than we ever would have had we done the sights independently. And when you only have one or two days, we would highly recommend this to anyone. Thank you Keiko - you are just lovel
Lisa Voyle

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Private tour guide Keiko

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