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Hiroshima & Miyajima Island Private Guided Tour

1. Hiroshima & Miyajima Island Private Guided Tour

Discover Hiroshima and Miyajima Island on a fully customizable private tour. Choose what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and the local partner will arrange a tour to suit you. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then choose to sites you wish to visit depending on your interests. Example 6-hour Itinerary: Meet your guide at your hotel in Hiroshima and first visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. See the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, known today as the Atomic Bomb Dome, which was one of the very few buildings that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Today, the building serves as a memorial to the victims of the bombing, and as a symbol of international peace. Visit the onsite Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and learn more about the bombing. See poignant artifacts from the time of the atomic explosion on display, as well as various educational exhibits. Afterward, take the ferry to Miyajima island. Take a walking tour of the picturesque island and visit Itsukushima Shrine. This shrine is famous for the mysterious floating red torii gate that stands in the middle of the sea.

Miyajima: Private Rickshaw Tour to Itsukushima Shrine

2. Miyajima: Private Rickshaw Tour to Itsukushima Shrine

Explore Miyajima Island on an exciting rickshaw tour led by a knowledgable guide. Meet your rickshaw outside of the Miyajima Ferry Terminal. Cruise down Miyajima’s charming streets to the center of town. See the townhouses and old-fashioned shopping arcade. Continue along the waterfront. Take in the view of the large orange torii (gate) standing in the water in front of the Itsukushima Shrine. Select the 70-minute tour option and visit the Daishoin Temple. This 1200-year-old temple is said to be a “power spot”– a special location where visitors are charged up with good energy. Enjoy a phenomenal view over Miyajima from the temple. Select the 130-minute tour stop at the Senjokaku Shrine, which was built under the order of the former Shogun Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Learn about the temple's history and take in the sea views. Select the 190-minute option and in addition to gorgeous temples and shrines mentioned above, you’ll also travel down special scenic routes which snake through parks and along the seaside. Your tour is customizable and can be modified based on your interest and preferences. You can also choose your own endpoint.

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What people are saying about Itsukushima Floating Torii Gate

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Our tour of Hiroshima with Yuki was amazing. Mirajima Island is absolutely worth it, and hopefully you will get to witness Yuki’s special talent. The Peace Park and museum are particularly poignant and not to be missed. We highly recommend Yuki’s tour.

Very impressed with our guide Mr Shin, had a great knowledge of our tour highlights as well as good general knowledge of Japan Highly recommend him as a tourist guide Thanks again Mr Shin I hope to see you in Sydney…

Yuji was a wonderful guide, from the time he emailed me after booking through the day of the tour! He was friendly and accommodating, very knowledgeable and an all-around great guide.

Yuji was fantastic. He was organized. Very knowledgeable and friendly. I could not ask for a better guide to Hiroshima. I cannot recommend him highly enough. David Kenney MD

Great to visit full day tour I recommend to before visit these city family must book from this app to avoids lots of free mindset’s