Explore Miyajima (Itsukushima), Hiroshima tours & activities, fun things to do in Hiroshima | VELTRA

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Explore Miyajima (Itsukushima)
Explore the island of Itsukushima (or Miyajima, as it is more popularly known.) Visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Itsukushima Shinto Shrine with its five-story pagoda and the famous floating gate or enjoy the great outdoors with a hike up Mount Misen. Put on a kimono or try your hand at traditional crafts for a Japanese culture experience. Ride the World Heritage Sea Route ferry to get from Hiroshima to Miyajima in no time.

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Visit one of the most scenic places in Japan, Itsukushima Shrine and marvel at the towering Grand Torii. Visit Daishoin Temple before hiking up Mount Misen for an overlooking view of Seto Inland Sea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided


    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Walk along the ruins in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and gain insight into the events that unfolded during the final stage of WW2. Gaze upon the sacred Itsukushima Shrine and try some mouthwatering Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki for lunch.
    English Available


    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Try taking a photo dressed up in a gorgeous kimono at Miyajima Island. Get helpful assistance to wear a classic kimono that will make you feel as if you are an aristocrat travelling through time.

    From USD9.85

    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Make an original rice scoop by branding it, a specialty of Miyajima. It's a unique souvenir to take back home from your trip to Hiroshima. You can also put a brand on a chopstick rest or chopsticks.

    From USD3.94

    0.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Explore the World Heritage Sites of Hiroshima with visits to the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima and the Aromic Bomb Dome. Take your time to explore the Hiroshima Peace Park as you are comfortably led by an English speaking guide.
    English Available


    7.5 - 8 hour(s) (morning)