Top Choices of Hiroshima Shore Excursions, Day Trips & Tours from Cruise Port
Well-known worldwide for the first atomic bomb dropped off in 1945, Hiroshima is more like a historical than a tourist city. Although the city was messy rubble, local people rapidly moved on and rebuilt Hiroshima into a better place. From ashes, locals reconstructed the destroyed relics along with built many new structures as memorials for the victims caused by the bombing. Especially, Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden clearly show the aspirations of a new rising city. Moreover, visitors can also hop on many side trips from Hiroshima such as Miyajima, Onomichi, and Iwakuni. There are hundreds of interesting things waiting for you to experience in Hiroshima shore excursions.
- Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Museum & Park – the symbol of the city which reminds about the atomic bomb attack.
- Itsukushima Shrine – the symbol of Miyajima island with a floating Torii Gate
- Hiroshima Castle – the rebuilt structure but still retains its old ground
- Shukkeien Garden – Japanese traditional garden with mini valleys, mountains, and forests
- Kintaikyo Bridge – the most beautiful landmark in Iwakuni visited by bullet train and ferry boat from Hiroshima
- Iwakuni Castle – home to many samurai artifacts and items under its four stories
All of the highlighted attractions include in various ready-made Hiroshima day tours from cruise port provided by Japan shore excursions. If you don’t find any suitable itinerary, pick your favorite attractions or experiences, and quickly contact us. We will help you design your own Hiroshima shore excursions.
Hiroshima Prefecture is located in the south west of Japan. At the end of World War II, Hiroshima was the first target of the United States to drop an atomic bomb, which caused severe destruction and death. Despite the horrible past, Hiroshima citizen has made impressive efforts to recover and develop the city to become a center of government, economics, and culture in the region. Nowadays, Hiroshima is safe to travel and it attracts millions of visitors every year for its natural beauty and distinct local cultures and customs. The Hiroshima Port, which is famous for its beautiful coastlines and islands, is the beginning destination of the Hiroshima Shore Excursions which offer visitors the chances to explore the city itself and nearby popular attractions in Japan such as Itsukushima, Iwakuni and Okinawa.