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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Hiroshima

Discover two of Japan’s most spectacular sights on a captivating tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, explore the impressive monuments of Miyajima Island, famed for its sacred Itsukushima Jinja Shrine, whose red tori gate appears to be protruding from the sea during high tide. Continue onto the Hiroshima Peace memorial Park, a moving expanse dedicated to promoting peace around the globe. Enjoy a tranquil ferry ride and absorb the natural splendor of the region’s scenery on this enriching excursion.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100,00
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Hiroshima Cycling Peace Tour with Local Guide

Bicycle around Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and beyond with a guide born and raised in Hiroshima to lead the way. In addition to the Atomic Bomb Dome, you’ll ride to the Cenotaph, Children's Peace Monument, and the Peace Bell at the UNESCO World Heritage site. Numbers are limited to 10 for a small-group experience and you’ll discover things you wouldn’t know only by visiting the Peace Museum.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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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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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
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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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2-Day Hiroshima Tour from Osaka Including Miyajima and Okayama

Leave Osaka to see some of Honshu’s most hallowed and holy sites on a 2-day tour. First, ride by boat to Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima, and then visit the nearby Hiroshima Peace Memorial. The monument is UNESCO listed, and affords sights of the atom bomb’s aftermath through exhibitions at the museum. Check in to the Hotel Granvia Hiroshima, and then enjoy guided tours of Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and the Okayama Korakuen Garden the following day. Lunch on Day 2 is included, but all other meals are payable at your own expense.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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2-Day Hiroshima Tour from Kyoto Including Miyajima and Kurashiki

Discover some of Japan’s UNESCO-listed wonders on a 2-day tour of Okayama, Miyajima and Hiroshima from Kyoto. With accommodation at Hiroshima’s Hotel Granvia included, the action-packed tour also takes in the Shinto shrine of Itsukushima, Hiroshima Peace Memorial’s Genbaku Dome, and the history-steeped quarter of Kurashiki Bikan. Tour the Ohara Museum of Art to see Western masterpieces in a Japanese gallery, and enjoy included public transport through the experience.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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Encounter with craftsmanship: Fukuyama Leather Craft workshop and gardener shop

This tour will provide you with experience to visit local unique artisans, such as a leather craftsman, a chef at an Italian restaurant, and a gardener. You will feel their sincere craftmanship through the stylish atmosphere. A rose-shaped key chain you make will be a good memory of Fukuyama, because it is a symbol of the city. At Fukuyama castle, you will see a part of history in Samurai era. When you have a question, feel free to ask an English-speaking guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Enjoy Kimono Dressing and Japanese Culture Experiences in Shukkeien Garden!

A premium plan where you can experience an authentic Japanese cultural activity in the Japanese historical garden 'Shukkeien Garden'! Shukkeien Garden was created around 400 years ago (a period with samurai) by the top military commander in Hiroshima.  Enjoy strolling around in the garden, experience Japanese culture dressed in kimono and fully immerse yourself in it. The guide or staff of Shukkeien Garden will take pictures of you!【HIGHLIGHTS】・A special Japanese culture experience in a Japanese garden selected as one of the top 100 historic gardens in Japan.・The Japanese garden, overflowing with history, was created 400 years ago by a military commander and survived from the damage from the atomic bombing.・Experience an authentic Japanese cultural experience taught by a Japanese culture expert.・During the stroll, learn more about Shukkeien Garden's story from the guide ・Take pictures in a Japanese-like garden
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Enjoy All-You-Can-Eat Fresh-caught Oysters in the Oyster Hut!

【OUTLINE】Shimada Susan's oyster hut provides fresh-caught oysters everyday. You can grill the oysters over a charcoal fire by yourself. Fully enjoy the oysters to your heart's content on an all-you-can-eat basis within a time limit. 【HIGHLIGHTS】・All you can eat oyster in Hiroshima where is the best product place in Japan.・Oysters grilled by yourself are much more delicious.・Oyster harvest in Hiroshima is putting particular emphasis on food hygiene management.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Experience Shakyo and Goma-gyo at Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

〈The oldest temple in Miyajima〉 Feel Japanese spirit throuth hand-copying sutra and Goma-gyo, impressive flame ascetic training In this plan, you can experience Shakyo (sutra copying) and Goma-gyo (holy fire practice) at Daisho-in which is the oldest temple in Miyajima in Aki Province.Your mind will be calmed by the veiling scent of Japanese ink and sutras while experiencing sutra copying.  On the other hand, while experiencing the holy fire practice, you will be overwhelmed by looking at blazing fires and smoke rising to the ceiling of the hall.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Hiroshima Miyajima Touring Aki Province Experience Zazen and Shabutsu at Misen

〈The oldest temple in world heritage Miyajima〉 Zen meditation and Buddest image tracing - concentrate and relax at the templeIn this plan, you can experience Zazen (Zen meditation) and Shabutsu (Buddhist image tracing) at Daisho-in which is the oldest temple in Miyajima in Aki Province.While experiencing Zen meditation, your spirits will be unified and evil spirits in daily life are driven away with a purified mind.  While tracing a picture of a Buddhist image, you will dedicate your genuine appreciation for the day to god and Buddha.  Would you like to experience extraordinary moments?
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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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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Kibi Daijin Shrine New Year Festival

Visit the park and Shrine that celebrates the birthplace of Kibi-no-Makibi the creator of hirakana. This tour will give you the opportunity to get a temple stamp book and receive the special calligraphy for Kibidaiji Shrine, walk around the beautifully sculptured park and eat udon. After the park you will have free time to roam the historic town street of Yakage.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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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