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Itinerary
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 a 2-hour 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 for 45-minutes 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.
Locations visited
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Miyajima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
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Overview
See the historical highlights of Hiroshima on a comprehensive full-day tour from Osaka, led by a knowledgeable guide. Ride on the super-speed bullet train to Hiroshima then board a boat to the idyllic Miyajima Island, home to the splendid Itsukishima Shrine. Return to Hiroshima to feel emotionally stirred by the magnificent Hirsohima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, in which intriguing exhibitions speak eloquently of the atomic bomb dropped on the city in 1945. Fully immerse yourself in Japan’s fascinating culture during this enriching excursion. Enjoy convenient transportation from a central Osaka location on this tour.
Highlights
  • A 13-hour tour of Hiroshima and Miyajima from Osaka
  • Visit the stunning Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Explore the scenic island of Miyajima
  • View the somber remains of the Genbaku Dome
  • Tour the exhibits at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
  • Includes all transportation and entrance fees
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile
Magical, floating temple

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 18 May 2018
Recommend

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

1  Thank 685chin
Reviewed 22 April 2018
Miyajima DAY tour

this was not on our itinerary but so so glad we went . It is a pretty boat ride across the views are to die for and the island its self beautiful. A must book in advance a seat at the table Japan’s okonomiyaki –...More

Thank sandra523
Reviewed 18 April 2018
Wonderful experience

We didn't do the tour from Osaka as we were already staying in Hiroshima but it was with Sunrise tours. We had alovely guide who was very informative and explained things very well. We really enjoyed the tour and would receommend it.

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 10 April 2018
TOUR OPERATOR LEFT BEFORE MEETING TIME - NOT A COOPERATIVE COMPANY TO DEAL WITH

The tour guide left before the designated meeting time and did not leave any contact information. The tour company claims they left on time, you can decide if 400USD if worth trusting them or me. On that note, this was my second sunrise tour in...More

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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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