Hiroshima Excursion, for Your Sea Cruise

Many cruise ships sailing in Asia stop by at Hiroshima Port. You will have a chance to see around the town just in a day! Here’s a report of a Hiroshima private day excursion with passengers of Oceania Nautica cruise ship.

Vermilion torii gate in Miyajima Island

Vermilion torii gate in Miyajima Island

Our English speaking driver guide will pick you up at the Hiroshima Port, you just need to disembark the ship, the beautiful Miyajima Island is about 1 hour drive away from  the Hiroshima Port!

Oceania Nautica cruise ship arriving in Hiroshima Port

Oceania Nautica cruise ship arriving in Hiroshima Port

It’s an amazing experience to arrive in Hiroshima early morning. You will be able to enjoy the sunrise in the Setouchi Inland Sea, which is the most beautiful sea around Japan.

 

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Guardian god in Itsukushima Shrine

The guardian god in Itsukushima Shrine, we call it Koma-inu, a lion dog. They are protecting the shrine and people’s life from evils.

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Okonomiyaki, fried pancake with meat and vegetables

Something you can’t miss in Hiroshima is Okonomiyaki! Fried pancake with vegetables and meat or seafood, put special sauce on it. Our driver guide will show you the best restaurant in Hiroshima!

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Listening to stories of war experiences

Back in town, you will see important footsteps of World War II. The atomic bomb was dropped in Hiroshima and the citizens has kept the monuments to remember their experiences.

On this day, the customers had a chance to listen to the explanation of the war-time experiences from one of the local history tellers.

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima is an old city with a long history. The Hiroshima Castle was originally built in 16th century, you will be amazed by the contrast of the traditional building and the modern shopping malls.

After the tour, you can walk around the park or find local souvenirs in the malls, then we will send you back to the port in time for your departure.

We will assure the best experiences in Hiroshima during your cruise travel!

For inquiry:
Japan Oriental Tours: Contact us

 

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