Hiroshima – a historic site attached to heart-breaking events, painful memories are rising up day by day as a modern, cosmopolitan city with a bustling lifestyle and special culture. Many places in the city were built to the memory of the bomb’s victims and to calm all the pains. A significance trip to Peace Memorial Park & Museum is definitely in the first order.

 

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Duration: 7 hours
Start/End: Hiroshima port/Hiroshima port
Highlights: Peace Memorial Park & Museum, A-Bomb Dome, Itsukushima Shrine
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Hiroshima shore excursions

 
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The local guide will be waiting for you at the port with a welcome board and a comfortable car is ready to transfer us to the next destinations. Then we move to Miyajima-guchi on the ferry-boat. Get off the ferry boat, we reach iconic Itsukushima Shrine, best known for its “floating” Torii Gate on Miyajima island and at low tide you can walk out to it. The shrine is just too beautiful to be missed as it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Even when space seems to be crowded, it still keeps its own solemn look. One more incredible experience is that you can see several wild deer wandering and none of them is afraid of the people around.

Itsukushima-Shrine-Miyajima-shore-excursionsAfter strolling at Miyajima, return back to Hiroshima and visit Peace Memorial Park & Museum. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack and to the memory of the bomb’s direct and indirect victims. Before the bomb, this place was once the center of commerce and politics of the city. The main site is the Peace Memorial Museum where visitors can learn more about the information on the bombing and its horrible effects.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and MuseumWalk around the A-Bomb Dome is what remains of the Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall and the Children’s Peace Monument which is a statue in the memory of the children who died as a result of the attack. Every year on 6 August, a Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony is held to console the victims of the atomic bombs and in the evening, visitors can join the lantern ceremony to send peace messages written on lanterns floating on the water.
If you don’t have time to join this ceremony, you can take notes, write your thoughts on it and put them into a box before leaving. Our trip ends at a good time and ready to return to the port for cruise departure.

A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima

What’s Included?

  • English-Speaking-Guide (licensed)
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Peace Memorial Museum, Itsukushima Shrine
  • Ferry boat to Miyajima

What’s Excluded?

  • Lunch & drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses