One of the most moving day trips you can take in Japan is to Hiroshima.
Prosperous once again, the city will forever be synonymous with the tragedy of war and the atomic bomb that was dropped on the city at the close of World War II in 1945.
A visit to Hiroshima focuses on Peak Memorial Park, and the enigmatic shell of the ruined A-Bomb Dome. A cenotaph contains the names of the bomb’s known victims, lit by the Flame of Peace.
Learn more about the tragic history of Hiroshima at the nearby A-Bomb Museum. Famed architect Tange Kenzo’s Peace Memorial Hall houses more poignant memorials and memoirs.
The Children’s Peace Memorial is a sea of color thanks to the thousands of folded paper origami cranes, a symbol of longevity and happiness.
Tours & Tickets
Explore World Heritage sites in Hiroshima and Miyajima in one day! Miyajima is famous for its Itsukushima Jinja Shrine. Its red torii gate appears to be ... Read more
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
Discover Kyoto and Hiroshima, two of Japan’s most famous cities, without the hassle of arranging transportation or hotels on this independent tour. Explore ... Read more
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Tour both sacred and solemn historical monuments on this 2-day guided tour from Osaka. After a boat ride to Miyajima's breathtaking Itsukushima Shrine, you’ll ... Read more
Duration: 2 days (approx.)
Discover the cultural highlights of Japan, from the neon-lit streets of modern Tokyo to the ancient temples of Kyoto, on this 14-day tour through the Land of ... Read more
Duration: 14 days, 13 nights