1/2 day itinerary

Half Day Afternoon Plan in Hiroshima

Day 1

Hiroshima Castle ( 02:00 PM ~ 03:00 PM )
Shukkei-en ( 03:00 PM ~ 04:00 PM )
Okonomimura ( 04:30 PM ~ 05:30 PM )

Day 1 - Hiroshima

02:00 PM 03:00 PM   -   Hiroshima Castle

Tour Hiroshima Castle, a National Treasure. You can get a full view of the city of Hiroshima from the observation room in the highest floor of the castle. At the experience corner, getting into samurai wear and taking the commemorative photo is popular.

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Business Hours Everyday ( 09:00 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Price Adults: 370 JPY
Address 21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima See map
Telephone 082-221-7512
Website http://www.rijo-castle.jp/rijo/pdf/english.pdf

03:00 PM 04:00 PM   -   Shukkei-en

Stroll through the Daimyo Teien of the Edo Era. Admire the garden which is beautiful throughout all four seasons and then take a break enjoying matcha tea or coffee. The Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum is next to the garden, so if you have time, drop by there as well.

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Business Hours Everyday ( 09:00 AM ~ 05:00 PM )
Price Adults: 260 JPY
Child: 100 JPY
High school and university students 150 yen
Address Shukkeien, 2-11 Kaminoboricho Naka-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima See map
Telephone 082-221-3620

04:30 PM 05:30 PM   -   Okonomimura

Take a look through the building filled with okonomiyaki shops and then have lunch at the one place you like.

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Business Hours Varies depending on the restaurant
Many of the establishments are open from 11am to late at night but take note that there are also places which only open from dusk.

There are many restaurants which stay open every day throughout the year but any closing days will vary depending on restaurants having irregular holidays.
Address 5-13 Shintenchi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima See map
Telephone 082-241-2210
Website http://www.okonomimura.jp/foreign/english.html

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By Midori