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Peace Memorial Park + Sake Tasting Tour

Art, Culture, & Historical
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A comfortable, relaxed tour of the monuments and memorials of Peace Memorial Park learning about the fascinating history of Hiroshima, a flavour-packed lunch=a local teppan grill specialty nor be missed followed by a stroll through one of Japan's three premier Japanese sake brewery districts learning about sake and how it's made and sampling the excellent brews.


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

Meeting Point

Your Hotel, guests arrival point (Hiroshima Station, or cruise ship berth )

09:00 AM

Hotel or Guest's arrival point.

We will head straight to Central Hiroshima stopping first at "ground zero" and continuing nearby to the Atomic Bomb Dome and onward with the guided tour through the park and its monuments to the Peace Memorial Museum, sharing the history and facts working our way towards the Peace Memorial Museum.

11:30 AM

LUNCH / TRANSIT

Lunch options of a Hiroshima specialty, or head straight to the sake town and lunch there over a sake brewer's specialty hot pot. Either or is a scrumptious repast!

In either case, we will enjoy a lovely train ride through the countryside to the sake town before lunch or after according to your lunch preference.

02:00 AM

SAKE TOWN (SAKAGURA)

A relaxed stroll through the Saijo sakagura (brewery district), one of the three major Japanese sake brewery regions in Japan, visiting breweries, learning all about the brewing methods at three of four breweries, along the way, sampling their fine Japanese sake.

04:00 AM

Saijo Station

Concludes the tour experience and then escorted on the train back to Hiroshima

Ending Point

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

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, the complimentary sake available at applicable breweries + 1 beverages per guest

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What‘s not included

lunch

transportation: (you and the guide) fares to and from Saijo (if not travelling on a JR Pass) ¥710 each direction), additional drinks.


Tour Important Information

In both locations strolling a total of approximately 3 km at an easy pace, but comfortable walking shoes are recommended. All drinks and meals are included. I will escort you back to Hiroshima.


Children over may accompany a parent ot guardian but tasting is restricted to guests over eighteen.


Once I send a requested tour offer I hold that date for 36 hours. Please note that I supply tours for several companies and I will close that date to enquiries via other providers for that period; if a booking is not made I reopen my availability. I am contractually obliged to accept bookings made for dates open on a provider site calendar; as such, I cannot guarantee availability until a booking is set. Thanks for your understanding.

Due to Brewery opening hours, not available on weekends. Must be over twenty years of age. not available December 29 - January 3

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I am very familiar with leading tours throughout Japan so on occasion, I would be happy to create a bigger experience in other parts of the country if you would like to discuss directly with me.

***Please note that this is a three-stage process: We would agree on destinations and activities to be included. 2. I would compile an overview. 3. If that is accepted, the guest agrees to receive a detailed itinerary including information about attractions, activities and transit details.

**Depending on the guest's length of stay and the time required to produce the tour itinerary document the guest may be quoted a fee of my hourly rate up to a maximum charge of (8) eight hours and if satisfied, to agree to accept that (subject to some reasonable amendments), the agreement to receive the itinerary would be a binding contract to agree to pay for the itinerary with no further obligation to accept it as a tour offer.

**Please note that once step three has been started the guest agrees to the payment of the discussed fee.

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Hiroshima Tour Reviews

Fountain of knowledge

Hugh met us punctually on the train station platform as pre arranged. He assisted us with storing our bags for the day then whisked us off via local bus to the Peace Park. It was an enlightening day as we had robust discussion about the world at the time and global ramifications of what happened in 1945. At the end of our time together Hugh gave us onward tips for our next journey and following days. Hugh speaks fluent Japanese and of course his native tongue, English. It was a pleasure to have the company of Hugh for our 5-6 hours in Hiroshima.

Sandra D.

Thanks Sandra. It was my pleasure!

N

Nicole B.

5 / 5
Jun 3, 2024

A Canny Day in Hiroshima

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We did a one day Hiroshima trip last week with Hugh and had a wonderful time. We arrived by shinkansen from Kyoto and Hugh met us on the platform which was very helpful, he also helped me arrange my exact train tickets/schedules ahead of time. Hugh was very patient and accommodating with our large group of 8. Hugh is full of knowledge, easy to talk with and took us to a delicious lunch! Probably one of my top meals while in Japan! Thanks for a great day, Hugh!

J

James Q.

5 / 5
May 23, 2024

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Very knowledgeable and passionate

Hugh was very knowledgeable and passionate about japan and we enjoyed our 5 hours of sharing stories about his life in Japan, and his knowledge of hiroshima and Japan's history.

James Q.

Thank you James! Likewise I enjoyed sharing your day with you.

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