Hiroshima Cycling Peace Tour with Local Guide

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hiroshima

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【OUTLINE】This is a tour where you will go around the atomic bomb heritages in Hiroshima as well as places related to peace. A guide born and raised in Hiroshima will lead the way. 【HIGHLIGHTS】・You will be guided to the hidden points where you can see the 'real' Atomic Bomb dome.・Let's go to the places that were really far away from the place of impact but that still suffered enormous damage.・A peace tour where you can go around local places and learn about things which you won't understand by only visiting the Peace Museum. ・Sense the feelings of Hiroshima's inhabitants and the story of Hiroshima through the local guide from Hiroshima. ・Be surprised by the amount of revival of Hiroshima by taking a bicycle tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Atomic Bomb Dome, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, ChugokuYou will be shown the Atomic Bomb dome, the bridge that became a target and the location where a lot of bombs exploded. You will also go to a secret spot where you can see the Atomic Bomb dome from the real front. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Peace Memorial ParkYou will be guided to mainly the inside of the Peace Park and the Museum and look at it from a local's perspective.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: Higashisenda Park, Naka, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, ChugokuThe former Hiroshima University site is currently used as a large park. You will also find a building made with bricks that endured the explosion and the image of that moment still remains. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Miyuki Bridge Monument, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Chugokuhe border line of the area which suffered great damage from the atomic bomb. There is a monument on which you can find a picture taken at the moment when a lot of people sought help on the bridge.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: 出汐倉庫(旧広島陸軍被服支廠)The most top class atomic bomb heritage in existence. At the time it was a facility creating uniforms etc. for the army. It was the place where a lot of people would get medical care sheltered from danger after fleeing the city area. Even though it was quite far from the center of the explosion, an iron door that has been deformed by the heat can be found, so you can imagine the power of the impact. Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Sokoiko!, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, ChugokuYou will go towards the end of the tour along the riverside of the Kyobashi river. Half-way you will also pass trees exposed to radiation and the Kyobashi bridge which still remains since then. Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Bicycle rental fee
  • Guide fees
  • Bicycle insurance fee
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Peace Memorial Park
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