A city with origins that can be traced to the end of the 6th century. Hiroshima is most famous for one event in August 1945 when the city was destroyed by an atomic bomb. Marvel at the Itsukushima Shrine also known as the Floating Torii Gate.
Our Hiroshima & Miyajima tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.
Reflect on the city's tragic past at the Peace Memorial Park
Explore beautiful Shukkeien
Discover holy Miyajima Island
Soar up Mt Misen
From your hotel in Osaka, transfer to Shin Osaka station and board a bullet train to Hiroshima. Meet your guide and explore the city using public transport, starting at the poignant Peace Memorial Park. This leafy and peaceful expanse is full of beautiful memorials to those who died after the atomic bombing of 1945. Continue to the Peace Memorial Museum, followed by a visit to the local favourite okonomiyaki for lunch before visiting the historical Shukkeien Garden. (L)
Travel to the holy island of Miyajima by local train and ferry with your guide. Enjoy a walking tour of this peaceful island, wandering along the waterfront and shopping street to reach Itsukushima Shrine. The shrine is best known for its enormous vermilion torii gate, which stands in the waters of the Seto Inland Sea. This afternoon, take the cable car up Mount Misen and enjoy panoramic views. Later, return to your hotel in Hiroshima for the evening. (B)
Today you will make your own way to Hiroshima Station and catch to bullet train back to Shin Osaka Station, and then the local train to Kansai airport for your onward flight. (B)
Places Visited: Hiroshima (2N)
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