Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour From Kyoto or Osaka

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Join our Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour from Kyoto or Osaka for an all-inclusive day trip to Hiroshima and its beautiful surroundings. Your day starts with a thrilling ride on the Shinkansen (bullet train) from your starting point. Upon arriving in Hiroshima, be prepared to explore two remarkable destinations that paint a vivid picture of the region. We’ll start with a ferry ride to picturesque Miyajima Island, where you’ll discover the stunning Itsukushima Shrine. This architectural marvel is set against a backdrop of a floating red torii gate, showcasing the perfect blend of nature and human artistry along the Seto Sea. After returning to the mainland, you’ll head to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Your visit includes the Peace Memorial Museum, which tells the powerful story of the Pacific War. Continuing to the A-Bomb Dome, a symbol of Hiroshima’s resilience and commitment to peace, your local guide will provide insights into its historical significance. As the day winds down, your tour concludes, and you’ll board the Shinkansen once more to return to Kyoto or Osaka, allowing you to reflect on the day’s experiences before returning to your starting point.

Our Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour from Kyoto or Osaka is the best way for travelers to reach this important destination and experience its past and present – all in one day. This guided tour ensures the city’s stories and memories are respected and preserved. It includes a round trip to Hiroshima via high-speed bullet train from Kyoto or Osaka, and touring from a government-licensed local guide. Book your tour today to embark on a day of reflection and exploration in Hiroshima.

Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour From Kyoto or Osaka Highlights

  1. Experience the timeless charm of Miyajima Island, complete with ancient temples, free-roaming deer, lush forests, and breathtaking coastal views
  2. Marvel at the iconic floating torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, an architectural masterpiece set against the serene Seto Sea
  3. Explore Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, including a visit to the moving Peace Memorial Museum, to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of the Pacific War
  4. Enjoy a thrilling Shinkansen ride from Kyoto or Osaka to Hiroshima, setting the stage for your day of exploration
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Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour From Kyoto or Osaka Itinerary

Morning - Depart from the train station in either Kyoto or Osaka (choose your starting point at the time of booking) and board the high-speed Shinkansen bullet train
Meet your guide at a pre-determined location in Hiroshima
Take a ferry to Miyajima, the Shrine Island, and learn about its cultural and spiritual significance
Marvel at the Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its striking red gate sits on the calm water and is one of the region’s most iconic sites
Return to Miyajimaguchi station and journey to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum
See the A-Bomb Dome, a commemorative symbol of peace
Soak up the tranquil atmosphere of modern-day Hiroshima, a city that persevered in its beauty while honoring its tragic history
Evening - Return to your final destination of Kyoto or Osaka once again via Shinkansen
NB - all timings on Hiroshima & Miyajima Day Tour From Kyoto or Osaka are approximate
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The tour will try to visit the locations mentioned in the itinerary, however, some of these locations may be closed, if this is the case, we will try to accommodate other sites in the area
Cancellation Policy
You have the option to request a cancellation up to seven days before the tour starts, and in such a case, you will be eligible for a 70% refund.