9 days in Hiroshima & Sakaiminato Itinerary

9 days in Hiroshima & Sakaiminato Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 6 nights
2
Sakaiminato
— 2 nights

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.
Explore Hiroshima's surroundings by going to Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, &more), Mt. Misen (in Miyajima) and Yamato Museum (in Kure). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, take in the pleasant sights at Kintaikyo Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, and see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Hiroshima Airport, Okayama Momotaro Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In January, daytime highs in Hiroshima are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sakaiminato.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, Mizuho Highland, Tobishima Kaido, Yamato Museum
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Itsukushima Shrine ©
Itsukushima Shrine
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

2
nights
Sakaiminato

Sakaiminato ©
Sakaiminato is a city in Tottori Prefecture, Japan.HistoryAn Imperial decree in July 1899 established Sakai as an open port for trading with the United States and the United Kingdom.Sakaiminato was founded on April 1, 1956. Explore Sakaiminato's surroundings by going to Minatoyama Park (in Yonago), Adachi Museum of Art (in Yasugi) and Matsue (Yaegaki Shrine & Matsue Castle). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Shinji Lake, see the interesting displays at Mizuki Shigeru Museum, get engrossed in the history at Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, and snap pictures at Eshima Ohashi Bridge.

Make your Sakaiminato itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Hiroshima to Sakaiminato in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Sakaiminato, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Sakaiminato

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Matsue, Minatoyama Park, Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, Adachi Museum of Art, Shinji Lake
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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Mizuki Shigeru Museum ©
Mizuki Shigeru Museum
Adachi Museum of Art ©
Adachi Museum of Art
Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle

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