8 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

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8 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  9 h 15 min
1
Hiroshima
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Takehara
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h
End: Bangkok

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.
Family-friendly places like Hiroshima Children's Museum and Miyajima Public Aquarium will thrill your kids. Head to Itsukushima Gekijyo and Schmoe Housefor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Mikasahama Beach, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Asa Zoological Park, get curious at Hiroshima City Ebiyama Museum Of Meteorology, and browse the different shops at Asse.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Hiroshima is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in January, with highs in Hiroshima at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Takehara.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hatsukaichi
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Children's Museum ©
Hiroshima Children's Museum
Asa Zoological Park ©
Asa Zoological Park

3
nights
Takehara

Takehara ©
Takehara is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. On the 29th (Wed), kick back and relax at Setoda Sunset Beach, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Fukuyama University Marine Biocenter Aquarium, and then stop by Michi-no-Eki Cross Road Mitsugi. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Fukubijin Sake Breweries, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kamoizumi Sake Brewery, sample the tasty concoctions at Kamotsuru Sake Brewery, then wander the streets of Saijo, then sample the tasty concoctions at Saijotsuru Brewery, and finally browse the different shops at Fuji Grand Higashi Hiroshima.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Takehara travel route planner.

Getting from Hiroshima to Takehara by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hiroshima in January: highs in Takehara hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 0°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Takehara

Parks Beaches Shopping

Side Trips

Higashihiroshima, Onomichi, Hiroshima Miyoshi Winery
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Fuji Grand Higashi Hiroshima ©
Fuji Grand Higashi Hiroshima
Kamoizumi Sake Brewery ©
Kamoizumi Sake Brewery
Kamotsuru Sake Brewery ©
Kamotsuru Sake Brewery

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