19 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Mihara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Fukuyama
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Shobara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Hiroshima
— 6 nights
Train:  4 h
End: Tokyo

3
nights
Mihara

Mihara ©
Visit Takehara Townscape Preservation Area and Northern Fort Remains for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Okunoshima Island and Mt. Fudekage. Get out of town with these interesting Mihara side-trips: Takehara (Nagaura Poison Storehouse Remains, Okakae Jizo, &more) and Ikunoshima Island (in Osakikamijima-cho).

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mihara journey app.

Tokyo to Mihara is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Tokyo in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Mihara, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fukuyama.

Things to do in Mihara

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Takehara, Ikunoshima Island
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Okunoshima Island ©
Okunoshima Island
Takehara Townscape Preservation Area ©
Takehara Townscape Preservation Area
Itosaki Shrine ©
Itosaki Shrine

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fukuzen-ji Temple and Fukuyama Castle are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum and Tomonoura Museum of History and Folklore. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abuto Kannon (Bandai-ji Temple Kannondo), explore the world behind art at Fukuyama Museum of Art, look for gifts at Sun Station Terrace Fukuyama, and take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fukuyama, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mihara to Fukuyama takes an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shobara.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Midoricho Park ©
Midoricho Park
Abuto Kannon (Bandai-ji Temple Kannondo) ©
Abuto Kannon (Bandai-ji Temple Kannondo)
Fukuyama Castle ©
Fukuyama Castle

4
nights
Shobara

Shobara ©
Shōbara is a city located in northeastern Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Michi-no-Eki Sanwa 182 Station and Michinoeki Yume Land Funo. Get some cultural insight at Okuda Genso Sayume Art Museum and Hiroshima Miyoshi Fudoki No Oka. Venture out of the city with trips to MIyoshi Sports Park Asobi no Okoku (in Miyoshi) and Akitakata (Akitakada Municipal History Museum, Wakunaga Manji Memorial Garden, &more). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Ombashi.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shobara day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Fukuyama to Shobara takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Shobara are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Shobara

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Miyoshi, Akitakata, Michi-no-Eki Sanwa 182 Station
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Okuda Genso Sayume Art Museum ©
Okuda Genso Sayume Art Museum

6
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Hiroshima Museum of Art and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. Venture out of the city with trips to Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Gojuno To, &more), Kure (JMSDF Kure Museum & Yamato Museum) and Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street (in Miyajima). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, take in the spiritual surroundings of Myojo-in, explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, and stroll around Ushina Hatoba Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hiroshima day trip planning site.

You can drive from Shobara to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hiroshima can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kure
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima