General

Tour Route: Takamatsu – Naoshima – Hiroshima – Miyajima

Day 1: Takamatsu

Takamatsu, facing the Seto Inland Sea, is situated in northern Kagawa.
It was a castle town of the Tokugawa family (Edo Period) from 1642 to 1868.
Visit Ritsurin Park: created during the Edo Period. Divided into North and South sections it stretches around a series of ponds with delicate bridges, teahouses and viewing hills dotting the carefully sculptured landscape. It is the city’s most famous attraction. Enjoy the picturesque and tranquil garden!
Stay: Utazu Co-machi-no-ie a traditional house which has been turned into a beautiful ryokan in the old section.
Meals: breakfast: no, lunch: no, dinner at the ryokan

Day 2: Takamatsu

A day trip to several islands, including Naoshima Island with its Chichu Art Museum.
Stay: Utazu Co-machi-no-ie
Meals: breakfast at the ryokan, lunch: no, dinner at the ryokan

Day 3: Hiroshima

Hiroshima, located on Honshu Island, is younger than many Japanese cities. It is less than 500 years old, but its place in history was forever sealed on August 6, 1945, when it became the first city in the world to have an atomic bomb dropped on it. Thus, the city’s attractions center around peace: Peace Park, Peace Memorial and Peace Memorial Museum.
A Hiroshima city day tour
Stay: Sheraton Grand Hotel Hiroshima
Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch: no, dinner: no

Day 4: Hiroshima – Miyajima

A day tour to Miyajima: 1 hour by train & ferry, or direct boats from Hiroshima city.
Miyajima, the Shrine Island, is a world Heritage site and one of the most scenic spots in Japan. It has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. The giant Torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine seems to float on the water at high tide.
There are a few hiking trails leading up to Mt. Misen. You can enjoy the abundant nature of the virgin forest, and great seasonal views.
Stay: Sheraton Grand Hotel Hiroshima
Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch: no, dinner: no

Day 5: leave Hiroshima

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Activities

Walking, Exploring, History

Itinerary

Day 1: Takamatsu

Stay: Utazu Co-machi-no-ie - a traditional house which has been turned into a beautiful ryokan in the
Meals: breakfast: no, lunch: no, dinner at the ryokan

Day 2: Takamatsu

Stay: Utazu Co-machi-no-ie
Meals: breakfast at the ryokan, lunch: no, dinner at the ryokan

Day 3: Hiroshima

Stay: Sheraton Grand Hotel Hiroshima
Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch: no, dinner: no

Day 4: Hiroshima - Miyajima

Stay: Sheraton Grand Hotel Hiroshima
Meals: breakfast at the hotel, lunch: no, dinner: no

Day 5: leave Hiroshima

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Miyajima (Hiroshima Prefecture)

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Hiroshima (Hiroshima Prefecture)

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