12 days in Hiroshima & Matsuyama Itinerary

12 days in Hiroshima & Matsuyama Itinerary

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Hiroshima
— 5 nights
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Matsuyama
— 4 nights

5
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Let the collections at JMSDF Kure Museum and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Daishoin Temple and Senjokaku. Venture out of the city with trips to Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street (in Miyajima), Oda (Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine & Gungendo Honten) and Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Shrine Torii, Miyajima, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, stop by Yamatoya Ebisucho Honten, appreciate the extensive heritage of Takehara Townscape Preservation Area, and explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima trip app.

Sacramento, USA to Hiroshima is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sacramento to Hiroshima is 17 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sacramento in February; daily highs in Hiroshima reach 50°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Matsuyama.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Oda, JMSDF Kure Museum, Takehara Townscape Preservation Area
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Daishoin Temple ©
Daishoin Temple
JMSDF Kure Museum ©
JMSDF Kure Museum

4
nights
Matsuyama

Matsuyama ©
Matsuyama features a number of historical sites and acts as a gateway for exploring the rest of Shikoku.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matsuyama Castle and Isaniwa Shrine. Do your shopping at Michi-no-Eki Hiromimori no Sankaku Boshi and Michi-no-Eki Hiyoshi Yumesanchi. Change things up with these side-trips from Matsuyama: Garyu Sanso (in Ozu) and Uchiko-cho (Karari Fresh Park Michi-no-Eki, Omori Japanese Candle Shop, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiteji, admire the striking features of Bansuiso, and browse the different shops at Emifull Masaki.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Matsuyama online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Hiroshima to Matsuyama takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Matsuyama

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Uchiko-cho, Kihoku-cho, Garyu Sanso, Emifull Masaki, Ehime Tobe Zoo
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Matsuyama Castle ©
Matsuyama Castle
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum ©
Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum
Isaniwa Shrine ©
Isaniwa Shrine

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