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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from Hiroshima

This day trip to Hiroshima and Miyajima is the easy way to see many sights in a single day, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Travel by comfortable air-conditioned coach to important World War II-era places in Hiroshima, and the iconic red gates of Miyajima’s Itsukushima Shrine, which appear to float on water. You’ll learn all about the history and culture of these attractions from your English-speaking guide and through an audio-guide on board your bus.
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
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$128.00 USD
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Visit World Heritage site Itsukushima Shrine by sea & Oyster raft tour

Get access to the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site of Itsukushima Shrine by sea on this peaceful Oyster Raft Tour. Save time researching and planning how to get to Itsukushima Shrine, and instead hop aboard an oyster raft for a quick and convenient excursion. Enjoy the company of oyster fisherman, who will educate you about how they cultivate oysters, and take you directly to the shrine.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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Fully-inclusive nighttime adventure in food, fun, folks, and all things local!

We love Hiroshima, and we want to share that love by taking you deeper into real life here! On our nighttime frolic through central Hiroshima, we have two imperatives: Show you the way locals enjoy themselves when enjoying a night on the town, and feed you well! We'll also ply you with a few drinks, if you're interested. Everything is included on our tour (gratuities too!), so no need to worry about spending a single, shiny yen while in our company.Fresh seafood, tempura, slow cooked foods, grilled items, and so much more await you. And if you've got eating restrictions, that's cool too -- just let us know. Best of all, after our tour, you won't just have a happy tummy, but also a keen understanding about the modern day culture of our lovely city. Please join us on this very delicious, nighttime adventure. We're giddy just thinking about your arrival! :)
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$100.00 USD
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Japanese Cultural Experience set of 3

Save time by taking part in three traditional Japanese activities in just a few hours on this cultural experience. Put on a kimono and spend roughly half an hour each on Japanese calligraphy lessons, a tea ceremony, and an onigiri—rice ball—cooking class. The lessons take place in a centuries’-old temple with lovely gardens.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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$91.00 USD
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Central Hiroshima,Miyajima, Iwakuni,and Yakiniku or Sushi (Local Food) Tour

If you’re only in Hiroshima for a short time, make the most of it on a private, personalized tour of Central Hiroshima and Iwakuni. Your guide shows your small group the city’s beautiful treasures and historic highlights, from the Peace Park Museum and its history to the unique Kintaikyo bridge. Explore local street food – your guide points you to the best delicacies and unusual bites. End your day with a delicious, authentic dinner with your choice of yakiniku or sushi. Convenient round trip van transport from your hotel.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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$183.00 USD
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Japanese Cultural Experience set of 2

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture during your visit to Hiroshima. Enter the historic Tokujuji Temple on scenic Miyajima, and start your experience by learning to wear a traditional kimono. Try your hand at two cultural activities: calligraphy, and a tea ceremony. Come away with new skills and a new appreciation for Japanese traditions.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$73.00 USD
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Hiroshima Halfday Walking Tour

Our Hiroshima Walking Tour is a perfect chance to have an overview of the city. Walk across the city for about 2 hours 30 minutes. We will stop at the famous garden, Shukkei-en, Hiroshima castle, home of mighty rulers in ancient times, and at the end they symbol of peace, Atomic Bomb Dome.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$9.00 USD
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day cruise tour

1. Visit the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on this leisurely tour. 2. Look forward to seeing wild deer in the untouched abundant nature of Miyajima. 3. Ferry from Hiroshima Atomic bomb dome to Miyajima directly .
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$110.00 USD
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Half Day Tour in Hiroshima Downtown

It is the same as the first city to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. It is said that plants would grow up for 75 years in future. in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu. We can learn what happened at that day and think about what we can do for the future generations. You can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere in a lot of green as well.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$250.00 USD
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Bunny Island Tadanoumi Port

Bunny island is named for its large population of wild rabbits and is an around 2-hour journey from Hiroshima. On this tour, ride the ferry out to Bunny island from Tadanoumi port, rent a bike to explore the island (optional), watch the rabbits, and learn how the island was used as a chemical weapon plant during WWII. On return to Hiroshima, enjoy a delicious dinner (own expense) with your guide at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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The First Tour in Hiroshima - An Oyster Harvest with Fishermen on the Boat

【OUTLINE】Board the boat and getting close to a oyster farming raft.Watch the oyster harvesting up close. (The view of a large number of oysters which are cultured on a ten-meter fishing strand appearing from the sea is really magnificent!)Worship the Itsukushima Shrine from the sea. (Approach the great Torii gate of the shrine by ship.)Go back to the Shimada Suisan' oyster factory and watch how the oysters are unloaded from the ship.(Observe how the oysters are shucked. The skilled workers of Shimada Suisan can shuck the oysters so quickly, it will surely surprise you!) Enjoying rice porridge with fresh oysters in a fisherman-style. (The oysters used for the porridge are of course fresh from Shimada Suisan.) (*Option)【HIGHLIGHTS】・Take a closer look of the oyster harvest.・Premium experience of approaching the great Torii gate of the Itsukushima shrine by boat.・Enjoy authentic view of the great red torii looked up from the bottom.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$24.00 USD
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Miyajima sightseeing plan with rental kimono of high quality

When visiting the beautiful island of Miyajima, you’ll see women walking around in authentic kimono. If you want to try wearing kimono yourself, this tour is for you. Choose your favorite print from a wide selection of silk and designer kimono. Experienced staff help you dress in traditional style. You’ll then be able to wear your kimono to appreciate Miyajima’s historical sights and take photographs.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$72.00 USD
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Akiyoshidai Lime Stone Caves

Go off the beaten track on this guided tour from Hiroshima to the Akiyoshidai Qasi National Park. Explore some of the park's 400 limestone caves, including Akiyoshido Cave, which is Japan's biggest and has Special Natural Monument status. Afterward, have lunch at a restaurant near the caves (own expense) before enjoying some free time to shop for souvenirs. On the return journey, make a photo stop at the Iwakuni Kintai Kyo Bridge.
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 12 hours
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$155.00 USD
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Yukata Rental Plan to Fully Enjoy Summer Trip in Miyajima, Hiroshima

Explore Miyajima wearaing pretty, lignt, and breathable yukataA limited plan only available from the end of May to the end of September (May 20th - September 30th).  In this plan you can fully enjoy Miyajima in summer in a cool rental yukata. Yukata (cotton summer kimono), obi belt, bag, accessories and dressing are all included in the plan. Enjoy the coordinate of belt or bag with yukata.  After dressing, you can freely enjoy the sightseeing in Miyajima including a temple visit, shopping, and walking in the town.Even in the hot summer season, you can enjoy the Miyajima visit elegantly in a neat and pretty yukata. -Strolling time: 4 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Enjoy meal in luxurious Streetcar (Only Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

【OUTLINE】TRAIN ROUGE offers an opportunity to eat and drink while going around Hiroshima with the largest-scale streetcar network in Japan.  Depending on the period, three different streetcars are operated.  Taste delicious meals and alcohol while admiring the scenery of Hiroshima town from the train window. 【Wine Train】 (November to December 2017) We offer specially-made hors d'oeuvres and sparkling wine with the color of TRAIN ROUGE as a welcome drink. 【Oden Train】 (December 2017 - March 2018) You can taste a wide variety of Japanese sake with oden hot pot. 【Beer Train】 (April - September 2018) Special box of lunch made with local Hiroshima ingredients that is perfect match for beer that will be served. 
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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$118.00 USD
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Hiroshima Japanese Traditional Arts, Kagura with English guide

Indulge in the sensational Japanese folk art, Hiroshima Kagura, with a history of over 1,000 years. This is a story set in ancient Japan and has long been treasured for its elegant dance and luxurious costumes, complete with the sound of flutes and Japanese taiko drums that capture the audience’s heart. In this plan, an unprecedented experience awaits you with the dialogue of the performance art screened in English subtitles, moderators and pamphlets arranged in English, and two interpreters assigned to take you to the world of Hiroshima Kagura.
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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A cool and refreshing martial arts experience, Kyudo Archery in Hiroshima

Let's experience the oldest martial art of archery Kyudo in Japan. This is an exclusive full-scale archery program for beginners, intermediate, and advanced archers. You can experience the feeling of shooting from a 2-meter bow at its best, a fantastic experience that gives you completely different perspective on Japanese martial arts from ninja and samurai experiences.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Privately tour on Miyajima in a Rolls-Royce Phantom

【OUTLINE】You will be chartering a Rolls-Royce Phantom to tour around two World Heritage Sites, the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima and Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima. Luxury transportation is at your service and convenience. A driver as well as an optional guide-interpreter who are intimately familiar with the area will lead your tour so that you may get to know the history and background of the locations in depth. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 You will be chartering a luxurious Rolls-Royce Phantom for 8 hours for a completely private tour of Hiroshima. The two destinations are the World Heritage Sites in Hiroshima, the Atomic Bomb Dome and Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima. You will be picked up and dropped off at a station, airport, hotel, or restaurant at your convenience and in complete comfort.A professional driver as well as an optional guide-interpreter who are intimately familiar with the area will lead your tour. You may customize your tour depending on what locations you would like to see.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$1,530.00 USD
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Hiroshima : Guided Local Izakaya Bar-hopping Tour (With set drink and snack)

【OUTLINE】A tour to go around the popular local Izakayas (taverns) not found in the guidebooks. The tour includes a popular tavern that uses beer crates as chairs, a liquor shop that offers a wide variety of rare Japanese sake, and more. You can enjoy bars and food recommended by the locals. Enjoy your night while interacting with friendly and outgoing Hiroshima locals. As an option, you can choose cycling. 【HIGHTLIGHTS】 Visit 3 local Izakayas that are not listed in the guidebook and have a drink along with some snacks recommended by the localsLocal hot Izakayas unique to Hiroshima that you seldom find in Japan/ Local popular Izakayas are unique toHiroshima as they are rare to find in Japan. Hang out with the locals while making a toast all togetherExperience the beautiful Hiroshima after sunset by bicycle which you can't normally do while daytime sightseeing (optional)Make your customized plan by choosing food and options (cycling, private)
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$115.00 USD
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The Native Cross-cultural Exchange with Locals : Hiroshima Night Cycling

【OUTLINE】An original course, which starts with the World Heritage site of the Atomic Bomb Dome, where you will go to spots that light up at night and through area's that only locals know about. After cycling visit popular local restaurants and bars which are not found in the guidebooks. This includes a popular tavern that uses beer crates as chairs, a liquor shop that offers a wide variety of Japanese sake, and more. Through interacting with Hiroshima locals who are friendly and outgoing you can experience the Hiroshima of today.【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Try bar hopping at Japanese Izakayas, enjoy Hiroshima at night and interact with locals・You are shown to the tasteful district gently lit up by paper lanterns・Experience beautiful Hiroshima after sunset which you can't do with normal sightseeing
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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MIYAJIMA HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR

This tour is operated by public transportation . you will stay in Miyajima for three hours, enjoy Itsukushima shrine and old town, local food .
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$114.00 USD
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Naoshima 1-Day Private tour

The art of Naoshima is mainly modern art. Architecture works by architects such as Mr. Tadao Ando, Mr. Kazuhiro Ishii, SANAA, Mr. Hiroshi Mikami, etc. are scattered throughout the island. Of course, there are many elements that can be enjoyed not only in art and architecture but also in nature, street scenes, and interaction with locals.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$112.00 USD
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Sightseeing in Tsuboshozoku - traditional costume of noble women 1000 years ago

Dress traditional costume of noble women 1000 years ago in Miyajima In this experience you can wear a costume called Tsuboshozoku  worn by women of noble ancestry 1000 years ago when they went out for the pilgrimage.  Change into a full-fledged costume and walk around Daisho-in Temple and Momojidani Park.  Unlike general kimono, Tsuboshozoku can rarely be experienced in Japan.  While thinking of Miyajima of the past, please spend a gorgeous and unforgettable time.【HIGHLIGHTS】 • Authentic Japanese clothing from 1,000 years ago • A rare kimono dress-up experience (Tsuboshozoku) in Japan • Immerse yourself in city life as you walk the grounds of Miyajima dressed in traditional Japanese clothing • Walk in empty-handed: A kimono transformation in only 10 minutes   
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Touring Aki Province - Lean how to play kendama at the kendama workshop

【OUTLINE】Kendama (the ball and cup) is popular as the coolest play in the world. You will be taught to enjoy kendama directly from kendama master Mr. Sunahara and professional staff at Hatsukaichi city in Hiroshima prefecture which is the birthplace of the kendama. 【HIGHLIGHTS】Experience Kendama at its original birthplace. A professional teaches you the skills of Kendama. Thorough lesson for 1 hour. You will get a gift of Kendama!
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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