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A Canny Day in Hiroshima

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The overall plan for a day in Hiroshima: Join me on a very memorable stroll through the history and culture of the "shrine island", designated one of the three most scenic sites in Japan and a World Heritage SIte, before returning to Central Hiroshima to tour Peace Memorial Park, it monuments and museums or, if desired, I am happy to discuss customising your tour to include other attractions.

Hiroshima Tour Guide - Hugh C.
Hugh C.
4.93 / 5
(76 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Hiroshima, or greet you on your arrival at Hiroshima Station.

MIyajima (shrine) Island and a range of its beautiful ancient structures (an optional view from Mt Misen).

Tour the fabulous and historical Itsukushima Shrine, and mysterious Snjokaku and Five Story Pagoda

Ground Zero, Atomic Bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Park and Memorial Museum

Begin at the Hypo-centre and set the stage for the history of the terrible event that ushered in the end of hostilities of the eWW II and proceed to a tour of the park and its significant memorials and to the Peace Memorial Museum and its exhibits covering all aspects of the event and the atomic weapon.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Hiroshima or escort you to your return departure from Hiroshima Station.

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What‘s included

Guide fee

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What‘s not included

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

Transport to and from Hiroshima to Miyajima

**Please reimburse the guide.

Shrine entry ¥300 per adult (approximately ¥1800 unless travelling on JR Pass in which case ¥approximately ¥540)

Peace Memorial Museum entry ¥200 p we adult

Tour Important Information

IMPORTANT

***The order in which locations are visited may change on the day for the benefit of the most appreciable experience for the guests.


**Please wear a pair of comfortable walking shoes

Transport:

if not travelling on JR Pass: total transit costs to and from the island: ¥1800 per person

Please reimburse the guide for transportation


Admission fees:

- Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum: Adults (College students and up): ¥200, High school students/Senior citizens (aged 65 years and over): ¥100, Junior high school students and younger: Free

- Itsukushima Shrine: Adults: ¥300, High school students: ¥200, Elementary/Junior High School Students: ¥100

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Hiroshima Tour Reviews

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Thomas M.

5 / 5
Jul 5, 2024

A Canny Day in Hiroshima

Hiroshima
8 hours

Enjoy a special day in Japan with this Aussie guide

Hugh was incredible! He is a Japanese soul with an Aussie accent. His deep love and respect for Japan was immediately evident and he generously shared his take on history, culture, and language on our day-long adventure. He was easy to contact by email pre-trip to work out some details and was on time at our hotel starting point. We spent a full day on foot, train, and ferry to significant locations in and around Hiroshima. We especially enjoyed our lunch stop for okonomiyaki (savory pancake) at a wonderful location we never would have found on our own. Our group of 3 finished the day 10 times smarter than when we started.

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Barry W.

5 / 5
Jul 1, 2024

A Canny Day in Hiroshima

Hiroshima
8 hours

Great Tour Guide

Hugh is very knowledgeable and flexible to tailor our tour day due to changing circumstances. For example, when the trains to Mijiima were not available because of heavy rains and mud slide risks, we started out in the reverse order and started with the atomic bomb dome and museum. When became clear that the trains would still be out for a few more hours. We took a cab, tram and two boats to get to and from Miyajima and had a great time. He is a wealth of knowledge for history buffs like myself. His fluency in Japanese was flawless and great to have as a guide.

Barry W.

Thanks Barry! It was a great pleasure sharing the day as your guide.

A Blast from the Past - Letters from Hiroshima

I have been an avid reader of anything 1945, and the cause of the war. Meeting Hugh capped it all! From the moment we met, to our final moments after the tour, it was out of this world! Hard to describe how I felt as he opened up his letters on Hiroshima, he had taken time to compile over his > 3 decades of stay in Japan! Hugh's masterful understanding of Hiroshima and its history should make every Japanese proud! If you plan to visit Hiroshima, you will be doing yourself a lot of good if you call him up Well done. More than brilliant for a tour guide. The highlight of my visit to Japan. Nothing came close at second or third place. Regards Ese

Eseroghene A.

It was a privilege to share your day Ese!

$279/ per group

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