19 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

19 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary

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Fly to Hiroshima Airport, Drive to Mihara
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Mihara
— 3 nights
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Fukuyama
— 5 nights
Drive
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Shobara
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hiroshima
— 6 nights
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Mihara

— 3 nights
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: Ikunoshima Island (in Osakikamijima-cho) and Takehara (Nagaura Poison Storehouse Remains, Okakae Jizo, &more).

For traveler tips, reviews, 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 · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:

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.
Popular historic sites such as Fukuzen-ji Temple and Abuto Kannon (Bandai-ji Temple Kannondo) are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum and Fukuyama Museum of Art. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History, don't miss a visit to Myooin Temple, contemplate the long history of Fukuyama Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Hyakkan Island.

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You can drive from Mihara to Fukuyama in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Fukuyama are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Shobara.

Things to do in Fukuyama

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:

Shobara

— 4 nights
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 Akitakata (Akitakada Municipal History Museum, Wakunaga Manji Memorial Garden, &more) and MIyoshi Sports Park Asobi no Okoku (in Miyoshi). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Ombashi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 26:
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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.
Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Hiroshima Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Gojuno To, &more), Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street (in Miyajima) and Kure (JMSDF Kure Museum & Yamato Museum). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, browse the fresh offerings at Sankai Station Hiroshima Hakken Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Myojo-in, and admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hiroshima visit planner.

You can drive from Shobara to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. February in Hiroshima sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 4:

Hiroshima Prefecture travel guide

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Historic Sites · History Museums · Islands
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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