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Central Hiroshima and Okonomiyaki (Local Food) Tour

4 hours
up to 5 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )


Feel free to personalize this offer with MAYUMI.

  • Peace Memorial Park including Memorial Museum
  • Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum
  • OKonomiyaki Restaurant

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What to Expect

First up, I bring you to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Hiroshima is well known as the first city in the world history, that was atomic bombed. You may walk and drop by at many spots built to commemorate those who perished in those days and learn more at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. After that study tour, we roam around Central Hiroshima (the busiest street for shopping) and finally arrive at Okonomiyaki restaurant for early supper. Okonomiyaki is Hiroshima's soul food; a savory pancake filled with chopped vegetables, meat, sea food, noodle, egg and whatever you want, even cheese... Actually this is the origin of the name of Okonomiyaki, since Okonomi literally means "as you like" and yaki means grilled. Fun to see how to make on a huge iron plate and exciting to eat with a special tool (Kote). Just give it a try.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 13:30 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel lobby in Hiroshima or Hiroshima Station
Ending Point At your hotel lobby in Hiroshima or Hiroshima Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Your food, admission and transportation fees


The grand Tori Gate of the Itsukushima shrine in Miyajiam is fully covered with scaffold now due to its replacement work. The city government has started to investigate its condition to identify the damage and will decide a replacement or repair method. The completion period has not been set.
However what Miyajima has is not only the Tori Gate. 14 % of the whole island was designated as a world heritage site. The gate is just part of it and I believe you still cannot miss this beautiful island even the gate itself is covered unfortunately. Thanks for your understanding.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a group tour, though. Can I come alone?

Yes, indeed. Please contact me anytime.

How much will be the necessary expenses ?

If you take a tram, it costs you 160 JPY.
Admission fee for the Peace Museum is 200 JPY/person.
If you are over 65 years old, it is 100 JPY.

Budget for dinner?

About 1000 JPY.
If you drink, it will cost more.

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 71 )
4.9 (71) Reviews
Very Good
Lynn Lynn Canada ( Friends )
12 hours ago

“ Hiroshima and Myajima ”

We had a lovely and very informative day with Mayumi. She was knowledgeable about the history of Hiroshima and temples that we visited


Dear Lynne, Appreciate the good review. I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and it was my pleasure spending the time with you all. Have a pleasant and relaxing day! It is raining out.... Best, Mayumi.

LALIT LALIT India ( Couple )
Very Good
2 days ago

“ A knowledgeable guide. ”

Mayumi took care of all our needs, specially our vegetarian food. She was flexible, patient and very soft spoken and had great knowledge about the aftermath of the bombing. Highly recommended.


Dear Lalit, Thank you very much for a good review. I really enjoyed spending time with you all. Wish you and your family good health and happiness. Best, Mayumi

Arianna Arianna United States ( Friends )
6 days ago

“ Half Day Rabbit Island Tour ”

Excellent! She custom created a half day trip for us as we only had 1 day in Hiroshima. She worked to give us the maximum experience and took all the guess work out of travel! Highly recommend. She did a wonderful job.


Dear Arianna, Thank you so much for the awesome review. Yes!(chuckle), since you first contacted me saying you would like to start the tour to the remote island from 1 PM, it became my big issue...how to manage the time. I worked hard to meet your expectations. And finally we made it, didn't we? You could stay there only for one and a half hours, though. You all really looked happy enjoying your time with bunnies, which surely made my day! Thank you again, Arianna! Give my best regards to your nice fiance and girl friends. Keep smiling! Mayumi

Elaine and Bob Elaine United States ( Couple )
2 weeks ago

“ Terrific day with Mayumi visiting Hiroshima sights ”

Mayumi was punctual, friendly and a great guide., with excellent English skills. She met us at our ship and took us to the Peace Museum and surrounding sights. After this great part of the tour, we took public transportation to the island of Miyajima and the Itsukushima Shrine and a great local lunch at Mayo-Chan which was a real hidden gem. We then took a speed boat ride back to the SilverSea. Really a great day in Hiroshima. I would recommend a tour with Mayumi in a heartbeat.


Dear Elaine. Thank you very much for taking the time out to leave such a great review. Wish you and Bob good health, happiness and peace. Best, Mayumi

Marilyn Marilyn United Kingdom ( Friends )
1 month ago

“ Fabulous day exploring Hiroshima and Mijajima ”

Mayumi was a fantastic guide, she organised a very busy day visiting Hiroshima and Miyajima Island she was very knowledgeable about the sites and we enjoyed learning all about the events of Hiroshima that changed this beautiful city. We would definitely recommend Mayumi as a guide she was fantastic thank you Mayumi


Dear Marilyn, Thank you very much for the amazing review. It was surely great to know you and your group members who are all generous, thoughtful and humored. Thanks for taking the time to think of me again. Thanks a ton for the wonderful time I spent with you! I thank you all from the bottom of my heart. Wish you many years of peace, good health and happiness. Warm regards, Mayumi.

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