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'Guided Tour' Premium Boat Tour Around Stunning Hiroshima Castle

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Visit: Hiroshima Castle, 21-1 Moto-machi Nakaku, Hiroshima 730-0011 Hiroshima Prefecture

Built over a course of 10 years, Hiroshima Castle is a historical monument that was established in 1589 by a feudal lord during Japan's Sengoku (Warring States) period. Although the original castle keep and several other structures were completely destroyed during the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in World War II, you can still feel the sense of time and history from the stone walls and waterways surrounding the monument.

The castle keep was rebuilt at the request of local residents, and was renovated using traditional methods to reproduce the original structure. In this plan, you can relax and sign up for a guided cruise around Hiroshima Castle on a wooden ship called a 'Wasen' in Japan. With guided sightseeing, this plan will take you as far as the beautiful castle keep where you will discover essential areas that are difficult to view from land. In addition, secrets associated with the history and heritage of Japan are hidden in the stone walls. You are invited to find charm and enchantment in these details while listening to the explanation by a guide.

You may find that the surrounding scenery changes with the season. In spring, you may travel as the nation turns a beautiful shade of pink with cherry blossoms in full bloom, and humble displays of lush autumn leaves in fall. The castle keep, home to around 50-60 carps, is named 'Carp Castle' for its many carps that swim in the moat. Characterised by the extraordinary variety of Japanese carps and unspoiled nature, you will have the opportunity to feel the richness of the four seasons in Japan.

Inside the castle, there will be numerous opportunities to wear traditional weapons and armors like Yoroi (armor) and Kabuto (helmet). Immerse yourself in ancient Japanese culture and experience what life was like during the Sengoku period of Japan.
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Departure Point
Sightseeing boat ticket counter
Duration
35m
Inclusions
  • Disability insurance
  • Local Taxes ※Please email us your name, age, and address recorded at your company for your travel insurance quote
Exclusions
  • Make up products after the pick up
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Toilet:〇 (There is a western style toilet in front of the ticket counter)
  • Tour time schedule may be changed due to the weather and season. ※Please email us your name, age, and address recorded at your company for your travel insurance quote
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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