18 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

18 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Hiroshima Prefecture trip maker

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Make it your trip
Fly to Hiroshima Airport, Drive to Takehara
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Takehara
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fukuyama
— 5 nights
Drive
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Miyoshi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hiroshima
— 6 nights
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Takehara

— 3 nights
Takehara is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Venture out of the city with trips to Mihara (Mt. Shirotaki, Mitsuki Hachiman-gu, &more). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Okunoshima Island, contemplate the long history of Matsusaka Mansion, go for a walk through Okuno Island Observation Deck, and admire the striking features of Morikawatei.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Takehara trip planning app.

Los Angeles, USA to Takehara is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles to Takehara, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Takehara, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fukuyama.

Things to do in Takehara

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Fukuyama

— 5 nights

City of Roses

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Onomichi (Kojoji Temple, Kosanji Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tomo no Ura, step off the mainland to explore Sensui Island, stroll around Tomo Park, and contemplate the long history of Yodohime Shrine.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fukuyama tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Takehara to Fukuyama takes 1.5 hours. July in Fukuyama sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Miyoshi.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Miyoshi

— 2 nights
Miyoshi is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): let little ones run wild at MIyoshi Sports Park Asobi no Okoku, then admire the masterpieces at Okuda Genso Sayume Art Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Jusaburo Tsujimura-Museum Miyoshi History and Folklore Museum. On the next day, soak in some Japanese tradition at Kagura Monzen Tojimura and then walk around Okariyama Sabo Dam Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Miyoshi planning website.

Traveling by car from Fukuyama to Miyoshi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Miyoshi

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Baths

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Hiroshima

— 6 nights

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Venture out of the city with trips to Miyajima (Mt. Misen & Kuguri Rock), Hatsukaichi (Paddle Park, Gojuno To, &more) and Kure (Mt.Noro, Yamato Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, pause for some photo ops at Children's Peace Monument, get outside with Tobishima Kaido, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pond of Peace.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hiroshima trip website.

Getting from Miyoshi to Hiroshima by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Hiroshima Prefecture travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Hiroshima Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on Honshu island. The capital is the city of Hiroshima. It has a population of around 2.8 million.HistoryThe area around Hiroshima was formerly divided into Bingo Province and Aki Province. This location has been a center of trade and culture since the beginning of Japan's recorded history. Hiroshima is a traditional center of the Chūgoku region and was the seat of the Mōri clan until the Battle of Sekigahara.Hiroshima is home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Atomic Dome in Hiroshima, one of the few remnants of prewar Hiroshima following the atomic bombing in 1945;The Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima, famed for filling with water and appearing to "float" during high tide.GeographyHiroshima prefecture lies in the middle of Chūgoku. Most of the prefecture consists of mountains leading towards Shimane Prefecture; and rivers produce rich plains near the coast.The province faces Shikoku across the Seto Inland Sea. Hiroshima Bay opens on the Inland Sea. The prefecture also includes many small islands.

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