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Highlights

  •   Miyajima (Itsukushima shrine and other Buddhist temples)
  •   Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum
  •   A-Bomb Dome

Information

City Hiroshima
Depart From Hiroshima , Okayama
Meeting Point At your hotel or JR Hiroshima station
Ending Point At your hotel or JR Hiroshima station
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 6
Booking
8h
When?

People

222.50 USD

total price for up to 6 people

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

You can visit two World Cultural Heritage sites in one day. One is Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The other is Miyajima (correctly known as Itsukushima).

Hiroshima now gets a lot of attention internationally as the first city in the world destroyed by the a-bomb ever used in human warfare.

After the WWII, the Peace Memorial Park was constructed as an expression of our sincere desire for lasting peace in the world. Across the river from the park, you will find the A Bomb Dome which used to be the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. The ruins of the building has been preserved as a symbol of “No More Hiroshima” so that people would never forget the tragedy of the A-bombing.

There are various memorials, monuments and other buildings within Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, each of them telling its own story. Please try to listen to the silent story and re-think the importance of the world peace.

Itsukushima shrine has more than1400 years of history. Itsukushima, one of the Three Most Scenic Spots in Japan, is the World Heritage Island that has been worshipped as a sacred island since ancient time.

You can reach there only by a ferry boat or a ship. While crossing the serene Seto Inland Sea (15 minutes cruise), you will soon find the grand vermilion shrine gate. As the ferry approaches the gate, you will realize how big the gate is! This is the only moment you can see the gate from the front side. Don’t miss the perfect shot. When the tide is low, you can walk close to the foot of the gate.

After getting off the ferry, you will be welcomed by a lot of wild deer. They are friendly and look cute. But they are wild. You must be careful not to be deceived by their friendly attitude. They need not you but your bag or food!

As the building of the shrine was built over the ocean, it looks as if it is floating when the tide is high. While you are walking through the shrine, you will feel calm and peace and you also find the Japanese outstanding architectural techniques of the shrine building to keep the shrine from corrosion.


What‘s included

guide fee


What‘s not included

・transportation fee ( you and guide)
・lunch
・entrance fee of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 200 JPY
・admission fee of Itsukushima-shrine (Miyajima) 300 Jpy


★your transportation fee (from JR Hiroshima station to Miyajima)
About 1300 JPY

★Guide's transportation fee (***Pay directly to the guide during the tour)
1. from home to JR Hiroshima station 7000 JPY
2. from JR Hiroshima station to Miyajima About 1300 JPY


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
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.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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Reviews

John John
6 days ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Excellent Guide! ”

While in Japan we had two professional guides from different companies. Chizuru was by far the best of the two - it was not even close. She had great communication beforehand and throughout the day. She was extremely conscientious about making sure we had the best experience throughout the day. In fact she went above the call of duty. There was a possible typhoon coming in that day and she made sure we caught the fastest trains and kept track of the typhoon on her iPhone throughout the day. She was kind, very friendly and knowledgeable. Professional tour guides are costly but Chizuru was well worth the price. We would never had the same experience visiting Hiroshima and Miyajima Island. If we ever return I will hire her again!


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Michelle
1 month ago , ( Couple ) , From: New Zealand

“ A day visit to Art Island from Kyoto ”

Our plans for the day were quite ambitious - a return day visit to Art Island from Kyoto. We could not have had a better guide than Chizuru. She was very organised, incredibly well informed about the island and the art and graciously shared this knowledge. She was a delight to spend a day with and had an amazing level of energy which ensured we saw a great deal on the island (lots of walking involved). She also gauged our areas of interest and tailored the tour to cover this. We felt incredibly fortunate to have had such a wonderful guide which resulted in a magical and unforgettable day. It was a 15 hour return day trip from Kyoto but Chizuru smoothed the way for us from the moment we meet her en-route.

CHIZURU:
Dear Michelle & Stuart, Thank you very much. I appreciate your review with full of complements. I’m so happy to receive it and “Five Stars”. The day we visited Naoshima was perfect in all. The weather was nice with a light breeze. The views of Seto Inland Sea and scattered islands were incredibly beautiful. We covered all attractions of the island smoothly thanks to no accident or no trouble at all. I was very glad as a guide whenever I saw two of you showed the impressed facial expression by many art works and the architectural buildings designed by TADAO ANDO. It was precious time with you. Thank you so much! I wish you continued success and health. Best regards, Chizuru

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Erez
3 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Israel

“ Very good guide, English was perfect ”

Chizuru was a very good guide, well spoken English and very caring throughout the trip, through lunch, the various museums and taking us back all the way to the hotel in Okayama.

CHIZURU:
Hi Erez, Thank you very much for your review. I’m very glad to receive your message. I also thank you for joining my tour. We could fully enjoy contemporary artworks and museums in Naoshina. We also enjoyed “UDON” for lunch. I bet you enjoyed the rest of the tour in Nara and so on. I felt happy when I saw your family enjoying the tour and talking happily. How wondrful your family is! I hope your family come back to Naoshima and stay in the other hotel. Of course “Oval !” Thank you. Best regards, Chizuru Morofuji

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Judy
3 months ago , ( Friends ) , From: United States

“ Very sweet ”

Chiruzu was very efficient and responsible! She kept in touch and notified us along the way before meeting! She found all the highlights to see! Unfortunately, she did not offer much to each highlight and when it came to the Peace Museum we were tired and she made it seem like we weren't missing anything! We had a chance to go back the next day and felt she should have impressed upon us how vital this was in understanding the tragic event of April 6, 1945, as it was something we will never forget! A very sweet woman that is anxious to please, but needs a little more urgency in what is really important when you have one day to see!

CHIZURU:
Hi Judy, Thank you very much for your reviews. That is very useful and important point to me as a guide. I will continue to make effort to make my tour enjoyable and useful for my guests. I hope you visit Japan again. Good luck with your life. Thank you. Best regards, Chizuru

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