Atomic Bomb Dome and Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima

Highlights

Hideo Y.

4.44
(112) reviews
Hiroshima
English, Japanese (Native)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 30 people

Hiroshima has 2 World Heritage sites: the Atomic Bomb Dome and Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima.

Hiroshima is now internationally known as the first ...

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

at your hotel

Atomic Bomb Dome

Peace Memorial Park

Peace Memorial Museum

Itsukushima Shrine

Misen

Ending Point

at your hotel

What to Expect

Hiroshima has 2 World Heritage sites: the Atomic Bomb Dome and Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima.

Hiroshima is now internationally known as the first city destroyed by the atomic bomb ever used in human warfare. Within the Peace memorial Park at the epicenter of the explosion, you can find war memorial museum and the Atomic Bomb Dome.

This museum features a wide variety of exhibits such as belongings left by victims and photos that portray nuclear holocaust. This museum reminds us of the horrendous tragedy that humanity should never repeat.

The ruins of Industrial Promotion Hall has been preserved, just as when it was bombed (to be a reminder of the tragedy.) It is popularly called the Atomic Bomb Dome and In 1996 the dome was registered as a World cultural heritage site.

Hiroshima has another World cultural Heritage site called Itsukushima Shrine. When you take a train from JR Hiroshima Station about 30 minutes and then crossing by ferry, the grand vermilion shrine gate soon come into view. The shrine is built over the water. When the tide is high, it looks as if the shrine were floating. The shrine is also a brilliant vermilion and it creates a sharp contrast against the wooded hills in the background and the blue sky above.

If you would like to further enjoy more of Miyajima's picturesque scenery, you could climb Mount Misen. Take the two Rope-ways. From the summit of Mt.Misen, there is a 360-degree panoramic view of the island and the sea, which defies description.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner, entrance fee,

Important Information

I guide you Sapporo, Furano, Otaru, Hakodate in Hokkaido / Aomori in Hokuriku / Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Kagoshima in Kyushu / Kochi, Matsuyama in Shikoku / Tottori, Shimane, Kanazawa, Sakaiminato in Japan Sea side. Please get in touch with me!! Thank you.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Could you tell us how much transportation fee and entrance fee are?

My transportation fee to Hirioshima is 8,000 yen. Your transportation fee is about 1,200yen per person in Hiroshima city. Entrance fee is 600yen per person.

If you come from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima by Shinkansen Bullet train, it takes about 1.5 hours.

If you don't use JR pass, the transportation fee from Shin-Osaka will be about 10,300yen one way.

Reviews

Pobparat A.

Aug 27, 2020

Excellent guide. Well prepared tour.

He is so friendly and very knowledgeable about local history and japanese mythology. His itinerary was well preplanned. I would not have been able to explore all the places we did on my own. Thanks Hideo san!

Hideo Y.

Hello Pobparat I'm very happy to receive your message. Favored by good weather, we could enjoy visiting Kumano three Grand Shrines such as Kumano Nachi Taisha, Hongu Taisha, and Hayatama Taisha. Furthermore we watched Nachi Waterfalls with a height of 133 meters, the longest drop in Japan. I look forward to your activities and success in your life. Thank you, Tua.

Arlene B.

Feb 2, 2020

Highly recommended

Sir Hideo is great we finished all the itineraries as planned and very patience with my 13 pax group of tourists from the Philippines.Very informative and accommodating. Definitely will recommend you Sir Hideo see u next time.. Thank you very much

Hideo Y.

I'm very happy to receive your message. I also enjoyed guiding you. You all enjoyed wearing Kimono. I hope to see you again. Thank you, Arlene.

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Polly E.

Jan 16, 2020

Highlight Tour of Kyoto

Communication with Hideo was very good. He was organized in laying out plan for our 5 hour tour. We were happy with his service in guiding us through the various sites.

Hideo Y.

I'm very happy to receive your review. We enjoyed Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kinkakuji Temple and Nishiki Market. I wish you and your family happinss and your children's healthy growth. Thank you, Polly.

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Rosemary C.

Dec 21, 2019

Day in kyoto

Hideo took us from OsK to Kyoto. He was a knowledgeable guide. English was pretty good and his organization of the day very helpful

Hideo Y.

Hello Rosemary I'm very glad to receive your review. I'm sure you enjoyed a bowl of rice topped with Tenpura for lunch in Nishiki Market. I wish you a Merry Christmas. Thank you. Best HIDEo YOSHIda

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