12 days in Hiroshima Prefecture & Shikokuchuo Itinerary

12 days in Hiroshima Prefecture & Shikokuchuo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fukuyama
— 2 nights
2
Shikokuchuo
— 5 nights
3
Hiroshima
— 4 nights

2
nights
Fukuyama

Fukuyama ©
A trip to Fukuyama, a riverside city known for its fragrant roses, is not complete without a visit to its main attraction, a quaint port village lined with old wooden houses and fishing boats.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kosanji Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fukuyama University Marine Biocenter Aquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomo no Ura, thencontemplate the long history of Io-ji Temple, and finally walk around Tomo Park. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Utsumi Ohashi Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saikokuji Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Senkoji & Senkoji Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jyodo Shrine, and finally look for gifts at Michi-no-Eki Cross Road Mitsugi.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fukuyama day trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Fukuyama is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Fukuyama due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Fukuyama reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Shikokuchuo.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Onomichi
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Kosanji Temple ©
Kosanji Temple
Senkoji & Senkoji Park ©
Senkoji & Senkoji Park
Tomo no Ura ©
Tomo no Ura

5
nights
Shikokuchuo

Shikokuchuo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Suiha Kogen. Explore Shikokuchuo's surroundings by going to Omogo Valley (in Kumakogen-cho), Saijo (Yokomineji, Nishiyama Koryuji Temple, &more) and Namekawakeikoku (in Toon).

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shikokuchuo road trip planning site.

You can drive from Fukuyama to Shikokuchuo in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Shikokuchuo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saijo, Onomichi, Miyoshi, Buraku-ji Temple Yakushido, Mt. Kiro Observatory Park
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Mishima Shrine ©
Mishima Shrine
Iya Kazura Bridge ©
Iya Kazura Bridge
Senryuji Temple ©
Senryuji Temple

4
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Miyajima & Itsukushima Shrine) and Mt. Misen (in Miyajima). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, and don't miss a visit to Okonomimura.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hiroshima driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Shikokuchuo to Hiroshima by car takes about 3 hours. March in Hiroshima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome
Miyajima
Miyajima

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