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Trip around Hiroshima - get a full experience!

Trip around Hiroshima - get a full experience!

March 25, 2019
NIPPON HODAI
Miyajima, Itsukushimajinja Shrine, Genbaku Dome...visit famous spots including these 3 World Heritage Sites using trains, ferry and ropeway!
Explore also the nature by visiting Mt. Misen and enjoy Hiroshima to the fullest!

Depart from Hiroshima Station

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Start the trip from Hiroshima Station, which is only 90 minsutes away from Shin-osaka Station by Shinkansen.
Transfer to the trams of Hiroshima Electric Railway in front of the JR Hiroshima Station after you arrive!
You can find them in various designs, from nostalgic to modern. Don't forget to take a photo with the tram cominsg your way!

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Train: Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 2 headed for Hiroden-miyajimaguchi
Hiroshimaeki
⇩7mins
Kanayamacho

広電広島駅(HIRODEN HIROSHIMA STATION)

Address 広島県広島市南区松原町2-37

Have a refreshing breakfast at the terrace

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Imagine having breakfast along the river with trees around!
Take a bite of the yummy quiche and cake with seasonal fruits here while enjoying the beautiful scenery!

Quiche 460JPY

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Train: Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 6 headed for Eba
Kanayamacho
⇩8mins
Genbaku-dome-mae

ムッシムパネン(MUSIMPANEN)

Address 広島県広島市中区銀山町1-16
Directions 広電 銀山町 から徒歩3min
Business Hours 10:00-20:00 (L.O.19:30)
Shop Holidays Tue

Visit the Genbaku Dome

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Near the end of the Second World War in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.
The atomic dome left became the symbol of the wish for peace.
Take your time and learn the history at this World Heritage Site.

■Route
On foot
1min

原爆ドーム(ATOMIC BOMB DOME)

Address 広島県広島市中区大手町1-10
Directions 広島電鉄原爆ドーム前電停からすぐ
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Web Site URL http://www.city.hiroshima.lg.jp/www/dome/index.html

Wish for peace at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

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In Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park you can find the Cenotaph for sheltering the souls of victims as well as the Children's Peace Monument with paper cranes sent from all parts of the world. To learn more about the history, see the various documents about the incident at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. This may be a good place for you to think about the issue of world peace.

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Train: Hiroshima Electric Railway Line 3 headed for Hiroden-nishihiroshima (Koi)
Genbaku-dome-mae
⇩22mins
Hiroden-nishihiroshima
 

Grab a waffle as snack

Get off the train heading to Miyajima at Hiroden-nishihiroshima Station to grab a waffle! Fluffy waffles with cream and fruit will make your mouth water!
They are of bite-sized so you can eat while walking.

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Train: Hiroshima Electric Railway Miyajima Line headed for Hiroden-miyajimaguchi
Hiroden
⇩20mins
Hiroden-miyajimaguchi

ワッフル櫟 西広島己斐駅前店(WAFFULE KUNUGI NISHIHIROSHIMA KOI STATION MAE BRANCH)

Address 広島市西区己斐本町1-12-7
Directions JR西広島駅 徒歩1min 広電西広島駅前 徒歩2min
Business Hours 9:00-19:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Eat the famous Anago-meshi (conger on rice)

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Taste the famous Anago-meshi at "Ueno", a long-established conger eel rice shop with a history of over 100 years.
The fluffy and savory conger eel together with the marinated rice are definitely something worth trying!

Anago-meshi (small) 1,750JPY

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On foot
1min

あなごめし うえの(ANAGOMESHI UENO)

Address 広島県廿日市市宮島口1-5-11
Directions 宮島口駅から徒歩1min
Business Hours Shop:9:00-19:00(Wed 18:00) Restaurant:10:00-15:00,16:00-19:00(Wed 18:00)
Shop Holidays Open all year round (Wed: Only Bento)
Phone Number 0829-56-0006
Web Site URL https://www.anagomeshi.com/

Head towards Miyajima by ferry

Travel to the World Heritage Site of Miyajima by ferry.
It only takes around 10 minutes.

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Ferry: Miyajima Matsudai Ferry
Miyajimaguchi
⇩10mins
Miyajima-sambashi

宮島松大汽船 宮島口フェリー乗り場(MIYAJIMA MATSUDAI KISEN MIYAJIMAGUCHI TOURIST SHIP PIER)

Address 広島県廿日市市宮島町853
Directions 路面電車・広電原爆ドーム前から広電宮島線②にて約45min、広電宮島口電停下車
Business Hours 7:00-20:35
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Walk along the Omotesando Shopping Street

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You can find many souvenir shops and restaurants along this 350 meters long street.
Enjoy eating while walking as you shop!
Here you will find Momiji Manju, oysters, deer-related merchandise of Miyajima, and many more!

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On foot
7mins

宮島表参道商店街(MIYAJIMA OMOTESANDO SHOPPING STREET)

Directions 宮島桟橋から徒歩
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Have a stand-up meal of Hiroshima oysters

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Hiroshima is famous for its oysters so you should definitely try some!
Okino Suisan is the only direct sales depot for oysters in Miyajima.
The fresh grilled oysters here are something not to miss!

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On foot
7mins

沖野水産(OKINO SUISAN)

Address 広島県廿日市市宮島町553-1
Directions 宮島桟橋から徒歩7min
Business Hours 10:00-16:00
Shop Holidays Wed

Visit the World Heritage Site of Itsukushimajinja Shrine

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The shrine as well as the Otorii (traditional Japanese gate to the shrine) popping up from the sea are the highlights of this trip!
Pay a visit to the Main Shrine, which can be found at the end of a corridor of vermillion pillars. Head towards the sea and you will be able to see the beautiful Otorii!
The view is totally different during high tides and low tides, so you can enjoy the view no matter when you go!

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Ropeway: Miyajima Ropeway
Momijidani
⇩15mins
Shishiiwa

厳島神社(ITUKUSHIMA SHRINE)

Address 広島県廿日市市宮島町1-1
Directions 宮島桟橋から徒歩15min
Business Hours 6:30-18:00
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Climb up the Divine Mountain of Mt. Misen

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To get to Mt. Misen, you must first get to the ropeway by taking the free shuttle bus located at the entrance of Momijidani Park.
Get a good view of the sea as you ride the ropeway to Mt. Misen! When you arrive at the mountain, you can hike around to experience the untouched nature and explore the massive oddly-shaped rocks.
The hike takes about 2 hours.

Regular price (round-trip) 1,800JPY → Show your pass to get a 450JPY off!

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On foot
2hrs

宮島ロープウェー 紅葉谷駅(MIYAJIMA ROPEWAY MOMIJIDANI STATION)

Directions 宮島桟橋から タクシーで約6min 紅葉谷公園から無料送迎バスで3min 紅葉谷公園から徒歩10min
Business Hours 9:00-17:30
Shop Holidays N/A

Hiking Mt. Misen

Walk for about 20 minsutes on foot after getting off the ropeway and you will find the Misenhondo Hall and the Reikado Hall, where the fire inside has been kept burning for 1200 years.
Pass below the giant rocks and the halls, and you will arrive at the top of Mt. Misen 10 minsutes later!
After the hike, descend the mountain at roughly 4:30pm using the ropeway.

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On foot
25mins

弥山(MT. MISEN)

Directions 獅子岩駅
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Get back to Hiroshima by ferry

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From the entrance of the Momijidani Park, go to the ropeway station by passing through the Itsukushimajinja Shrine and Omotesando!
Grab some food that you missed at lunchtime if you want!

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Ferry: Miyajima Matsudai Ferry
Miyajima-sambashi
⇩10mins
Miyajimaguchi

宮島フェリーターミナル(MIYAJIMA FERRI TERMINAL)

Directions -
Business Hours -
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Taste the famous Momiji-yaki

Go to "Momiji Honjin" at the wharf before 5:30pm!
Show the Information there the claim ticket given to you by the ropeway staff, and you will get 3 pieces of Momiji Manju as well as discount coupons!

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Train: Hiroshima Electric Railway Miyajima Line, Line 2 headed for Hiroshimaeki (Hiroden)
Hiroden-miyajimaguchi
⇩60mins
Kanayamacho

もみじ本陣(MOMIJI HONJIN)

Address 広島県廿日市市宮島口1-11-7
Directions 広電宮島口電停徒歩約1min
Business Hours 8:40-17:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Take a bit of Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake)

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Speaking of Hiroshima, Okonomiyaki is definitely a gourmet up the list. "Hassho" is a famous shop to which even celebrities pay their visit. The ingredients and grilling are taken seriously there, so don't hesitate to take a mouthful of such delicious Okonomiyaki!

八昌(HASSHOU)

Address 広島県広島市中区薬研堀10-6
Directions 広島電鉄銀山町から徒歩7min
Business Hours 16:00-22:30(Sun/Hol -21:00)
Shop Holidays First Mon、ThirdTue