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Hiroshima and Itsukushima Shrine Full-Day Bus Tour from Kyoto Instant Confirmation

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Gain insight into the rich history of this vast city as you walk along the ruins of the atomic bomb park and museum. Gaze upon the sacred Itsukushima Shrine and sink your teeth into mouthwatering Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.

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Take a day trip that makes the most efficient use of your time and see what Hiroshima and Miyajima have to offer.
Price
Depart from Kyoto Station
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 354.78
USD 354.78
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 278.07
USD 278.07
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 354.78
USD 354.78
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 278.07
USD 278.07
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
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  • Duration: 12.5 - 13 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Ferry fee / Multilingual audio guide (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai)
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:45 Meet at Kyoto Station by the Bullet Train Entrance
  • 08:00 or 08:03 Depart from Kyoto Station by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)
    Please note that there will be no tour guide from Kyoto Station to Shin-Osaka Station but an assistant will be around to help with your departure.
  • 08:14 or 08:18 Depart Shin-Osaka Station by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)
  • 09:42 or 09:56 Arrive at Hiroshima Station
  • 10:05 Depart by Bus from Hiroshima Station
    See Hiroshima Castle along the way to the Atomic Bomb Dome.
  • 10:40 Atomic Bomb Dome (15 min.)
    Japan_Hiroshima_shutterstock_374552269 Learn about the devasting extent of WW2 in a visit to the Atomic Bomb Dome. Despite being close to the bombing site, this structure managed to survive. The building still stands to this day and has been designated as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
  • 10:55 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (35 min.)
    shutterstock_634895807 Stroll through the large park that was once served as a political and commercial area of Hiroshima. Following its destruction during the war, it is now filled with trees and serves as a memorial area.
  • 11:30 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum (60 min.)
    Get a deeper understanding of Hiroshima's unique history before and after the war in a visit to the museum. See important artifacts and personal displays that can only be seen here.
  • 12:40 Lunch: Hiroshima Okonomiyaki Pancake (50 min.)
    Japan_Hiroshimayaki_shutterstock_1226015755 Eat like a local and try the regional spin on the famous okonomiyaki pancake, Hiroshimayaki (Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki).

    Please note that lunch is not included in the tour price. Book the lunch add-on option for a hassle-free dining option.
  • 14:10 Ferry to Miyajima Otorii Gate (10 min.)
  • 14:30 Miyajima Torii Gate and Itsukushima Shinto Shrine (55 min.)
    Hiroshima_Itsukushima_Shrine_shutterstock_363803048 Cruise down the Seto Inland Sea as you head towards Miyajima Island. Walk among the local deer as you follow the trails towards the shrine and enjoy the spectacular scenery of this breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 15:30 Daisho-in Temple/Shopping (30 min.)
    Miyajima_Daisho-in-Temple-Prayer-Wheels_shutterstock_668148517 Head to the foot of Mt. Misen and visit the temple where Kobo Daishi began the practice of Buddhism in Miyajima. Turning the spinning metal wheels with inscriptions along the temple's steps is said to have the same effect as reading them, so even those who cannot read Japanese can receive blessings!
  • Daisho-in Temple/Shopping (30 min.)
    Alternatively, you can choose to shop at a shopping avenue instead of visiting Daisho-in Temple.
  • 16:20 Return by Ferry (10 min.)
  • 17:20 Arrive at Hiroshima Station
  • 18:17 or 18:35 Depart from Hiroshima Station to Shin-Osaka Station by Shinkansen
  • 19:38 or 20:01 Depart from Shin-Osaka Station to Kyoto Station
  • 19:54-20:19 Check-out at Kyoto Station
Add-ons:
Lunch (Adult/Child) + USD 9.59
Lunch (Adult/Child) + USD 9.59
Package detail / Schedule
Depart from Osaka Station
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 326.02
USD 326.02
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 258.90
USD 258.90
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 326.02
USD 326.02
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 258.90
USD 258.90
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
  • Miyajima_Daisho-in-Temple-Prayer-Wheels_shutterstock_668148517
  • Duration: 12 - 12.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Ferry fee / Multilingual audio guide (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai)
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:00 Meet at Shin-Osaka Station
  • 08:14 or 08:18 Depart from Shin Osaka Station by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)
  • 09:42 or 09:56 Arrive at Hiroshima Station
  • 10:05 Depart by Bus from Hiroshima Station
    See Hiroshima Castle along the way to the Atomic Bomb Dome.
  • 10:40 Atomic Bomb Dome (15 min.)
    Japan_Hiroshima_shutterstock_374552269 Learn about the devasting extent of WW2 in a visit to the Atomic Bomb Dome. Despite being close to the bombing site, this structure managed to survive. The building still stands to this day and has been designated as a World Heritage Site in 1996.
  • 10:55 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (35 min.)
    shutterstock_634895807 Stroll through the large park that was once served as a political and commercial area of Hiroshima. Following its destruction during the war, it is now filled with trees and serves as a memorial area.
  • 11:30 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum (1 hour)
    Get a deeper understanding of Hiroshima's unique history before and after the war. See important artifacts and personal displays that can only be seen in this museum.
  • 12:40 Lunch: Hiroshima Okonomiyaki (50 min.)
    Japan_Hiroshimayaki_shutterstock_1226015755 Sample the famous Hiroshima okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pancake). Different from the more well-known Osaka okonomiyaki, enjoy the local take on this delicious treat.

    Please note that lunch is not included in the tour price and can be booked as an add-on.
  • 14:10 Ferry to Miyajima Otorii Gate (10 min.)
  • 14:30 Miyajima Torii Gate and Itsukushima Shrine
    Hiroshima_Itsukushima_Shrine_shutterstock_363803048 Cruise down the Seto Inland Sea as you head towards Miyajima Island. Walk among the local deer as you follow the trails towards the shrine and enjoy the spectacular scenery of this breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site. See for yourself what makes it an iconic Japanese landmark.
  • 15:30 Daisho-in Temple/Shopping (30 min.)
    Miyajima_Daisho-in-Temple-Prayer-Wheels_shutterstock_668148517 Head to the foot of Mt. Misen and visit the temple where Kobo Daishi began the practice of Buddhism in Miyajima. Turning the spinning metal wheels with inscriptions along the temple's steps is said to have the same effect as reading them, so even those who cannot read Japanese can receive blessings!
  • Daisho-in Temple/Shopping (30 min.)
    Alternatively, you can choose to shop at a shopping avenue instead of visiting Daisho-in Temple.
  • 16:20 Return by Ferry (10 min.)
  • 17:20 Arrive at Hiroshima Station
  • 18:17 or 18:35 Depart from Hiroshima Station to Shin-Osaka Station by Shinkansen
  • 19:38-20:01 Check-out at Shin-Osaka Station
Add-ons:
Lunch (Adult/Child) + USD 9.59
Lunch (Adult/Child) + USD 9.59
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Infants (ages 0-3) may join for free but will not be getting a separate seat on the bus.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This tour does not offer drop-off services to hotels.
    • For those who booked lunch as an add-on, please note that the menu is subject to change.
    • For participants departing from Kyoto Station, there will be an English-speaking assistant to help you with your departure at Kyoto Station.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 8 business days to 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 2 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 12 - 13 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri
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Hiroshima and Itsukushima Shrine Full-Day Bus Tour from Kyoto
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