Visit two UNESCO world cultural heritage sites in Hiroshima
Hiroshima is world famous for the atomic bombing but you can't miss Miyajima!
This full day walking tour covers two UNESCO world cultural heritage sites in Hiroshima.
Explore Miyajima shrine island, Japan's top 3 scenic location. 800 year-old Itsukushima shrine and its giant gate are very unique ones standing in the bay.
(Please note this giant Otorii gate will be under renovation from June 2019 and it will be covered. )
The other destination is the Atomic Bomb Dome and peace museum.
Hiroshima is the first city that suffered the atomic bombing. Seeing and knowing what happened in Hiroshima gives us a good chance to think about our future, to share one world with love and peace.
9:00 am Start tour at meeting location
(Take local train & ferry)
10:00 am Visit Itsukushima shrine & Otorii Gate, Miyajima
*Please note Otorii gate will be under renovation from June 2019 and it will be covered.
Daiganji temple or Daisho-in temple
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Leave Miyajima
(Take ferry & local train & tram: 680 JPY per adult) or (Take a high speed boat that goes directly to the Atomic Bomb Dome: 2000 JPY per adult)
2:30 pm Visit Atomic Bomb Dome
Ground zero (hypocenter)
Some monuments in the peace park
Peace memorial museum
4:30 pm Leave Peace memorial museum
5:00 pm End tour at agreed location
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: 8 hours
Some public transportation.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3500 JPY - 2000 JPY: public transportation (per adult)
1000 JPY: lunch (per adult)
300 JPY: admission to Itsukushima shrine (per adult)
200 JPY: admission to peace museum (per adult)
If you use a high speed boat between Miyajima and the Atomic Bomb Dome, transportation cost will be more. The fare is 2000 JPY per adult, one way.
I am not a driver guide, but I can arrange transportation upon request.
Please be insured during my tour.
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Keiko was very informative and was an excellent guide. We appreciated her down to earth style and very easy going personality. We would hire her again and would definitely reccomend her.