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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island,Itsukushima shrine from Osaka

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    What to Expect
    Depart from a central location in Osaka and climb aboard a comfortable vehicle for the transfer to Shin-Osaka station, where your futuristic bullet train awaits. Climb onboard and marvel at the vehicle’s incredible velocity during the ride to Hiroshima. 

    On arrival, continue the journey to Miyajimaguchi by coach or train then board a boat travelling to the majestic Sacred Island, a landmass hailed as one of Japan’s most beautiful landscapes. Disembark and discover the natural and cultural treasures of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed island with your guide. See the shimmering Itsukushima Shrine then revitalize with a delicious lunch in a local eatery (own expense).

    Reboard the boat and cruise back to Hiroshima to reflect on the heartbreaking history of the region. Take a moment of contemplation at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a historical site near to where the atomic bomb exploded. See exhibitions that articulate the carnal destruction the bomb caused and marvel at the city’s regenerative recovery. 

    Finally, board a bus to the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome), a skeletal structure that miraculously survived the 1945 attack. Return to the station for the exhilarating return journey on the bullet train, where the tour concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel Granvia Osaka, 3-chōme-1-番1号 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0001, Japan
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    13h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Public transportation fees including Shinkansen bullet train (Shin-Osaka-Hiroshima)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Admission
    • Entry/Admission - Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Itsukushima Shrine Homotsukan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • If the minimum number of participants 2 is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Public transportation will be used during this tour and seating is not guaranteed
    • Due to repairs starting from June 2019, part or all of Itsukushima Shrine's large torii gate will not be visible. (The scheduled end date for repairs is yet to be determined.)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 6 August 2019

    every body is talking about the super speed bullet train and experiencing it , so i decided to be one of them . true comfort , so relax , almost no feel of shaking or noisyness , the fastest way to travel and the best...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank MALAIVIETNAM
    Reviewed 3 August 2019

    This trip was one of a lifetime, largely because of the tour guide MASAKO. She was very knowledgable, had a great command of English, had roots in the area that went back to before WWII and so was well versed in both the island of...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank John J
    Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

    A longer day but the pace was good. Guides all met us at appropriate times and places. Island tour was good.....take the time to enjoy the shops and restaurants.. Peace garden appropriate to visit. Only downside viator was easy to book but very difficult to...More

    1  Thank Paul P
    Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

    This is my favorite temple in Japan. Floating on water. Make sure to check the tide BEFORE you go. I’ve been twice now. The deer are everywhere. Get off the beaten path and hike up a hill, see a waterfall or a hidden temple on...More

    Thank Likes2travel_13
    Reviewed 17 May 2018

    It is a very good one day tour which cover essential history of Hiroshima and beautiful scenery of Miyajima. Our tour guide Nubo from JTB tour is excellence because she has a sense of humour and speak English well. I booked a round trip from...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    3  Thank 685chin
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    28 July 2018|
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    Response from sandra523 | Reviewed this property |
    Lol I am a traveler myself and stayed at the Sheraton by the station as only had 1 day and night . Which was not enough Email their concierge they should be able to sort have fun. Ps heard that the Disney in Tokyo is... More
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