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Hiroshima in a Nutshell: Morning Bike Adventure

Hiroshima in a Nutshell: Morning Bike Adventure

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This is an excellent choice for first-time visitors to Hiroshima. Get your bearings of the city, learn about its history, and discover backstreet areas that only locals know about. You won’t have to worry if you’re not an experienced cyclist, as the route is 90% flat. The tour will help you cover more ground than a walking tour and see many top sights in a day, such as the Peace Park, Gokoku Shrine, Shukkei-en Japanese Garden, and the Memorial Cathedral for World Peace.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.97
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$60.97

Hiroshima / Miyajima Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Hiroshima / Miyajima Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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This value-packed trip with a nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hiroshima! To start your day, meet your tour guide at your hotel, then visit famous sites such as Miyajima, Itsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Shukkeien Japanese garden, and Hiroshima Castle. Our guides will customize your six-hour private tour in detail according to your interests. So if you are interested in learning about one of the most important events in human history, in addition to learning about other aspects of this dynamic city, take an all-day walking tour of Hiroshima accompanied by your private guide. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.24
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$137.24
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Hiroshima / Miyajima Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Hiroshima / Miyajima Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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This value-packed trip with a nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Hiroshima! To start your day, meet your tour guide at your hotel, then visit famous sites. Our guides will customize your four-hour private tour in detail according to your interests. So if you are interested in learning about one of the most important events in human history, in addition to learning about other aspects of this dynamic city, take an all-day walking tour of Hiroshima accompanied by your private guide. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Four hours is NOT enough to visit both of Miyajima and Hiroshima city area. Please choose which you prioritize. Note*3: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.20
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$105.20
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Hiroshima Peace (Heiwa) Walking Tour at World Heritage Sites

Hiroshima Peace (Heiwa) Walking Tour at World Heritage Sites

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- Let's Get Insights into the History of Hiroshima Our tour guide will take visitors on a tour through the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Here, they will learn the horrors of the atomic bomb as well as how the people of Hiroshima coped with the tragedy. - Past to present, your local guide will show you how life was like after the atomic bomb impact compared to Hiroshima today. Let's go up to the Orizuru Tower's observatory area. You can get almost of the whole view of the Hiroshima city. - Enjoy a spectacular view of Hiroshima while eating lunch and reminisce the past and present of this beautiful city. Have lunch with the guide and also go see the Aogiri tree and the Atomic Bomb Dome, learn more about Japanese life and feel the revival of the city. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$87.28
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Hiroshima Bar Hopping Food Tour

Hiroshima Bar Hopping Food Tour

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Get a local's perspective on Hiroshima's surprisingly lively nightlife on this bar-hopping tour. Stroll through the streets with a guide and dip in and out of local "izakayas" and other bars and enjoy drinks and conversation.
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  • 3 hours
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$74.97
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Private Full Day Hiroshima Tour

Private Full Day Hiroshima Tour

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If you have a short time in Hiroshima and want to make the most of it, a comprehensive tour is the way to go. Visit Hiroshima’s most iconic sights by private car; don’t waste time waiting or navigating. From Miyajima’s floating vermilion tori gate to the Peace Memorial Park, you will get a thorough picture of this historic city before return to your hotel.
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  • 6 hours
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$578.14
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Explore the Nature that Inspired Ghibli Movies by Kayak (Half Day)

Explore the Nature that Inspired Ghibli Movies by Kayak (Half Day)

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【OUTLINE】 Tomonoura is a beautiful and picturesque port town that served as the inspiration for the town in Studio Ghibli’s anime “Ponyo” and is also where Hollywood’s “Wolverine” was filmed. Explore and discover Tomonoura on this special tour, whose history is intimately entangled with the nature surrounding it. Enjoy a picturesque view of the port town of Tomonoura from the sea, the temple of Abuto Kannon (Goddess of Mercy) that stands on the edge of a cliff-top, and a quiet, deserted beach that can only be reached by sea kayak. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Enjoy the beautiful and picturesque port town of Tomonoura, which served as the inspiration for the town in Studio Ghibli’s anime “Ponyo”, and is also where Hollywood’s “Wolverine” was filmed. ・The temple to Abuto Kannon (Goddess of Mercy) is located on Abuto Cape and offers a unique view of the Seto Inland Sea. ・A short 3-hour course of kayaking and a bicycle ride. ・A satisfying tour and the perfect way to enjoy your time in Tomonoura.
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  • 3 hours
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$79.79
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Best of Hiroshima Food Tour

Best of Hiroshima Food Tour

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Hiroshima is a foodie heaven, where you can find fresh seafood, classic soul food dishes, and warm hospitality. Join this 3-hour food tour to discover the best with us! Beginning near the famous Peace Park, your guide will take you through the streets and shopping arcades of downtown Hiroshima. Try the dishes this city has become famous for across Japan: of course we will try classic Hiroshima-Style Okonomiyaki but with your guide, you will also try local snacks, taste spicy tsukemen that will delight ramen lovers everywhere. Visit a classic “village-inside-a-building” of teppanyaki yumminess AND finish up with a surprising old-meets-new dessert stop. From fanatical sports fans, soul food professionals, wide streets with friendly shop owners, local crafts and a welcoming spirit, this city should be on your MUST SEE list. There are endlessly delicious memories to be made here. Get off the beaten path and explore Hiroshima culture through the food and friendly local atmosphere.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.71
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$190.71
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Explore The City of Water Hiroshima via SUP; Exclusive Tour

Explore The City of Water Hiroshima via SUP; Exclusive Tour

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Visit the Hiroshima City Centre via SUP. Overlook the crystal waters adorned with calming views of the surrounding scenery. This plan will take you around Hiroshima’s vivid riverbank, awarded for its stunning emerald-green tint and timeless beauty, further advancing to various other iconic sites, such as a colossal apartment building - designed to almost resembling a city itself. Midway, the Atomic Bomb Dome affords the most scenic view, offering a sense of peace and harmony from above the river. Cross the Hiroshima Channel via SUP, and indulge in the breadth of The City of Water, Hiroshima.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.27
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Hiroshima ・Night Food Tour Visiting Recommended Bars by Locals & Cycling

Hiroshima ・Night Food Tour Visiting Recommended Bars by Locals & Cycling

【OUTLINE】 This is a tour to enjoy a night in Hiroshima to the fullest by cycling and bar-hopping. While going around the beautiful photo spots by electric bicycle, learn about the Peace City of Hiroshima from the local guide. Then it's time for making a toast! Visit 3 Izakaya bars recommended by the locals that you cannot find in the guidebooks. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 ・Visit 3 local Izakayas not listed in the guidebook and enjoy the menu recommended by the locals ・Have a new bar experience! You are shown to unique local Izakayas seldom found in Japan ・Mingle with locals while making a toast with Hiroshima people ・Experience the beautiful Hiroshima in the evening twilight time by bicycle which you can't see during the daytime - (about 1 hour) ・You are taught by the guide about the history of the Peace City of Hiroshima
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$111.81
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$111.81
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Miyajima Cultural Highlights Walking Tour

Miyajima Cultural Highlights Walking Tour

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-Head to the beautiful Miyajima island and Itsukushima shrine- See the famous Torii gates and enter Itsukushima Shrine. Your friendly local guide will you tell you about their background in Miyajima and their cultural signifiance to Japan. -Learn deeper- Explore Daishoin Temple, Momijidani Park and learn about the 5 story pagoda and Senjokaku Hall. Here your friendly local guide will teach you next about Buddhism's role in Japan and this temple's significance to the island. -Get ready to chow down on some local Miyajima delicacies- To finish off your culutral highlights walking tour, your guide will introduce you to some of the local delicacies available such as delicious fresh oysters and fried momiji dumplings among other delicious sweet and savoury treats! Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$76.09
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Cycling Tour around the wonderful SETOUCHI Islands

Cycling Tour around the wonderful SETOUCHI Islands

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・ Experience the uniqueness of the“SETOUCHI Islands” that got the 7th place at the must-go-destinations ranking in 2019 of the New York Times in a sole hour from the city of Hiroshima! ・ Guided through amazing hidden spots only known by the locals ・ Learn on the island's unique culture and history, such as the local specialies and the oyster farming, the shipbuilding while admiring the islands countryside scenery ・ Take scenery photos from spots on the mountain that you can reach comfortably thanks to the powerful electric bicycle ・ It will feel like you are visiting with a friend with our friendly local guide
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  • 3 hours
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$115.91
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Yamabushi Temple and Farmers' Warehouse Sightseeing Tour

Yamabushi Temple and Farmers' Warehouse Sightseeing Tour

There is a Yamabushi temple just 20 minutes away by car from JR Hatsukaichi Station. This unique temple was founded by ancient yamabushi-pilgrims who worshiped sacred mountains. The chief priest in traditional yamabushi clothes will guide us to the main temple hall with statues of Fudo-Myo and Zaogongen deities. We can also see a place of spiritual training under the waterfall. Also you can try triton-trumpets used by yamabushi pilgrims. After seeing Yamabushi Temple we will visit a nearby farmer's warehouse. In the past warehouses were built to store rice crops. In Kawasue village there are several farmers who still uses warehouses built in more than 100 years ago.This region is also known for its sloping terrain.You can have a chat with farmers, watching the beautiful scenery of rice terraces and Seto Inland Sea and Miyajima. After the tour you can visit a nearby cafe opened in an old traditional house. If you are interested feel free to contact us.​ ​​ ​​ ​
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.57
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Private cruising around Miyajima and the island's seven coastal shrines

Private cruising around Miyajima and the island's seven coastal shrines

【OUTLINE】 This package will provide the rich cultural experience of visiting and observing spiritual practices at the seven shrines (nanaura meguri) of Miyajima on a private cruise. With this package, you will be able to view the entirety of Miyajima and the Itsukushima Shrine from the sea, which would not be possible on a regular tour. 【HIGHLIGHTS】 The mystical “nanaura meguri,” a visit to each of the seven shrines at the Itsukushima Shrine World Heritage Site will entrance you. You will be able to take pictures in front of the “floating” shrine gate (torii) of Miyajima while at sea. The cruise will be aboard the yacht Sense 50 by BENETEAU (France). The yacht will provide a private, luxury space where you may travel undisturbed with only yourselves, a guide-interpreter, and ship’s crew. This package may be customized to your needs and desires, which is not possible for a normal cruise liner.
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  • 4 hours
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$296.34
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Hiroshima Morning Walking Tour with a Friendly Guide

Hiroshima Morning Walking Tour with a Friendly Guide

Meet up with a friendly local guide in the morning and tour around the great town of Hiroshima! Visit shrines, ride a famous streetcar, and have a chat over snacks and tea? Includes little Lovely souvenirs ①Lucky Charms "Omamori" ②1 Day Streetcar Pass ③Famous"Momiji Manju"(maple leaf-shaped cake)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.82
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Tour of Aki Province - Cycling Tour Around the Shrines in Hatsukaichi city!

Tour of Aki Province - Cycling Tour Around the Shrines in Hatsukaichi city!

This is a cycling tour you can explore World Heritage Itsukushima Shrine of Miyajima and 4 famous shrines with a long and distinguished history in Hatsukaichi. ​You will have lunch at cafe used by local residents, located inside the Momijidani park where you can also see deers. The tour is conducted by an experienced guide who has worked with many foreign tourists. ​ ​ Tour Steps​ ①9:45 Assemble at JR Hatsukaichi Station North Exit  ②Go to Hatsukaichi Tenmangu which worships God of Study, Sugawara no Michizane. ③Next is Hayatani Shrine with 1800 years of history which is believed to be an ancestor god of Aki Province.​ ​​ ​  ④We will take ferry to Miyajima ⑤After having lunch at Momijidani park, we will go to Itsukushima Shrine. ⑥We will cycle around the wooden daikyodo which is called Senjokaku. ⑦Return by ferry to Hatsukaichi ⑧Finally we will visit Jigozen Shrine which was built as the outer part of Itsukushima Shrine. ⑧Return to JR Hatsukaichi Station and photo shooting. ⑨Tour ends
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.78
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Half Day Tour in Hiroshima Downtown

Half Day Tour in Hiroshima Downtown

Hiroshima is best known as the first city to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. Just after the day of A-bombing, it was said that no plants would grow up for 75 years in future. However, the city recovered to be the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu. Visiting some monuments and museum in the park shows us how precious our peaceful dairy life and the world peace are. 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. The price is for one group up to 8 people
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  • 4 hours
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$283.85
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Hiroshima Private Tour - The original route not found in the guidebooks

Hiroshima Private Tour - The original route not found in the guidebooks

Spend a day discovering the highlights of Hiroshima on this action-packed private tour. Don’t waste a moment trying to figure out local public transport schedules—instead, benefit from having a guide to lead the way. Travel on a bicycle to cover more ground and find places that only locals know about. The tour is completely custom-made, but potential attractions include Mitaki Temple, a stop at a delicious okonomiyaki restaurant, and Kyobashi bridge.
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  • 3 hours
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$151.30
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Experience the past and future of Peace City Hiroshima guided tour

Experience the past and future of Peace City Hiroshima guided tour

The atomic bomb that dropped in 1945 redefined Hiroshima. Get a fresh perspective as you explore the city’s essential peace sites with a local guide in a group of maximum 10 people. Discover the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, visiting the Atomic Bomb Dome, the Peace Bell, the Memorial Cenotaph, and the Children’s Peace Monument; see Honkawa Elementary School Peace Museum; and climb Orizuru Tower. Please note: Tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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$212.43
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Half-Day Peace Memorial Park & Hiroshima Castle Tour

Half-Day Peace Memorial Park & Hiroshima Castle Tour

Our licensed conductor takes you through Hiroshima Castle, Gokoku Shrine and Peace Memorial Park. You will enjoy Samurai stories and unique Japanese cultures at the castle and shrine. It's fun. You will lastly visit the Peace Memorial Park known as the world heritage to touch Hiroshima history with the Atomic Bomb. Please choose your favorite from 2 packages (A & C): A: Guide Only Package = English guide + WiFi router + Commemorative Photos only. Other costs for you and guide are not included. C: Fun Package (No additional payment is required) = A + Transportation (your JR Rail Pass to be partially used) + Admission (Museum & Castle Tower) + Special Indemnification against accidents (JPY30,000,000 or $270,000/person at @110/$) + your digest movie (available after the tour) + Omikuji (Fortune Telling Paper Strip) at shrine + Folding Paper Crane workshop at Park We are a travel company licensed by Hiroshima Governor and fully comply with the Japan travel business legal requirements.
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  • 4 hours
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$83.92
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Cruise plan with a meal and open-air bathing at a hotel on a remote island

Cruise plan with a meal and open-air bathing at a hotel on a remote island

【OUTLINE】 The plan includes cruising around numerous beautiful islands in the Seto Inland Sea and bathing in an open-air hot spring (Onsen) of a hotel on a remote island from where a superb view of the Seto Inland Sea can be seen.    ・Duration time : 3 hours (cruising 1 hour, meal and bathing 2 hours)    ・Charter fee : 41,857 yen (tax excluded) ・Meal · bathing cost : 5,166 yen/person (tax excluded)
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  • 3 hours
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$289.53
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Spectacular Cruise Tour Around Miyajima: Discover “God’s Island” & Lunch

Spectacular Cruise Tour Around Miyajima: Discover “God’s Island” & Lunch

The UNESCO-listed Miyajima is known as The Island of Gods and this tour is the perfect way to get a glimpse of its beauty. Swap busy crowds for the peace and tranquility of viewing the island’s highlights from a private cruise. By going on a guided tour, you’ll hear fascinating commentary along the way about the island’s history and highlights. The tour will take you to multiple Shinto shrines, some of which are only accessible by boat.
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  • 4 hours 20 minutes
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Hiroshima: Local Favorites Private Night Food Tour

Hiroshima: Local Favorites Private Night Food Tour

【OUTLINE】 The local guide will take you to three unknown but good restaurants in Hiroshima. The tour would take approximately 3 hours. 【HILIGHTS】 ・The places are not commonly known to the tourists but are famous among locals ・Enjoy regional delicacies in Hiroshima, including okonomiyaki, oysters, and local sake ・Visit three taverns ("izakaya") in 3 hours ・Learn the food culture rooted in Hiroshima and the history of the town ・A friendly local guide will enliven your meal
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$95.39
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A tour to the Yamabushi temple, traditional warehouses & rice terraces

A tour to the Yamabushi temple, traditional warehouses & rice terraces

There are rice terraces just 20 minutes drive from JR Hatsukaichi Station. This region is known for its sloping terrain which is terraced with rice fields. In this tour we'll visit Kawasue village where rice terraces are mostly concentrated. From there, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Seto Inland Sea and Miyajima. We'll also visit a traditional warehouse in Kawasue villege. In the past warehouses were built to store rice crops.You can learn about warehouse and its architectural design and local traditions. All warehouses were built more than 100 years ago. You can also have a chat with farmers. Moreover, this tour includes a visit to the Yamabushi temple which is a unique place of practitioners. It is a chance to see the temple founded by ancient yamabushi-pilgrims who worshiped sacred mountains. The chief priest in yamabushi clothes will guide us. You can also see the place of spiritual training under the waterfall. Also you can try triton-trumpets used by yamabushi.
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  • 3 hours
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$80.62
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