2-Day Hiroshima & Kurashiki Tour (Round Trip from Osaka)
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Chugoku/Shikoku (Hiroshima, etc.) Tour with Accommodation (With Attendance)
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1. This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter. Tour around popular sightseeing spots in Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kurashiki. This is a round-trip tour from Osaka.
2. Visit the World Heritage Sites of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima and Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome on Day 1.
3. Visit the Main Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, which was newly reopened after renovations in April 2019.
4. On Day 2, visit the popular Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and Okayama Korakuen, one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan.
07:40-08:10 Pick-up Service Depart from the hotel and take the train (JR or subway) to Shin-Osaka Station
110(min) Shin-Osaka Station From Shin-Osaka Station to Hiroshima Station
(Nozomi or Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
Hiroshima Station Walk to Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
10:30- Hotel Granvia Hiroshima Go to Miyajimaguchi by bus
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations].
5(min) From Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Port Go to Miyajima by ferry
120(min) Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Lunch (meal charges not included in the tour) A World Heritage site. Established in the 6th century, this shrine is one of Japan's finest, and is famous for its beautiful Shinden-zukuri style structure (architecture representative of a nobles' residence in the Heian period). The contrast of the green of Mount Misen behind the lacquered shrine pavilion and the blue of the Seto Sea is beautiful and evocative of the underwater palace of Ryugujo.
*Please refer to [Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations] & [Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals].
5(min) From Miyajima Port to Miyajimaguchi Go to Miyajimaguchi by ferry
30(min) Miyajimaguchi Take the bus to Peace Memorial Park
100(min) Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum This large-scale park was established in 1949 after the Pacific War ended, and is visited by countless visitors as a symbol of peace. The museum within the park is an Important Cultural Property of Japan, and was built to remind future generations of the terror wrought by atomic bombs.
Atomic Bomb Dome The Atomic Bomb Dome is a symbol of the disastrous atomic bombing during WWII, the first atomic bombs used in human history, and has been preserved as it was to promote peace and elimination of atomic weapons around the world.
18:00-18:30 Hotel Granvia Hiroshima After arriving, please check in on your own.
*Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Accommodation Information].
08:30- Depart from Hotel Granvia Hiroshima Please finish checking out on your on by departure.
Walk to Hiroshima Station
90(min) From Hiroshima Station to Shin-Kurashiki Station (Kodama Shinkansen, reserved seating)
From Shin-Kurashiki Station to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter Transportation will be on a JR train (local service, non-reserved seating) and a taxi when the number of participants does not reach 6.
80(min) Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter Stroll through many of the original storehouses that have been preserved from the Edo and Meiji Periods (Edo: 1603–1868, Meiji: 1868–1912).
12:30-13:30 60(min) Western-style lunch at Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel
From Kurashiki Kokusai Hotel to Ohara Museum of Art
40(min) Ohara Museum of Art Not only the collection of modern and western art, but the ancient Greek architecture and the ivy-covered stone walls also attract many visitors.
From Ohara Museum of Art to Kurashiki Station
20(min) Kurashiki Station to Okayama Station (JR Local Train, non-reserved seat)
Depart from Okayama Station Head to Korakuen Garden by taxi.
40(min) Korakuen Garden One of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, and represents the Genroku Culture of the early Edo Period.
Okayama Station Head to Okayama Station by taxi.
70(min) From Okayama Station to Shin-Osaka Station (Hikari Shinkansen, reserved seating)
18:30-19:00 Arrive at Shin-Osaka Station From Shin-Osaka Station to Osaka Station
19:00-19:15 Tour ends upon arrival at Osaka Station No drop-off service to hotels will be provided. Please head to your next destination on your own from Osaka Station.