15 days in Japan Itinerary

15 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
2
Kyoto
— 5 nights
3
Tokyo
— 6 nights

2
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Hiroshima Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Itsukushima Gekijyo & Miyajima). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, see the interesting displays at Honkawa Peace Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hiroshima trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Hiroshima is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Melbourne to Hiroshima. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Hiroshima hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

5
nights
Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
For shopping fun, head to Dotombori District or Minami (Namba). Museum-lovers will get to explore Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design and Asahiyaki. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take a stroll through Arashiyama, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ginkakuji Temple.

Make your Kyoto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kyoto in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Kyoto, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Osaka, Asahiyaki
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Dotombori District ©
Dotombori District

6
nights
Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ghibli Museum Mitaka and Tokyo National Museum. Head to Ginza and Asakusafor plenty of shopping. Step out of Tokyo with an excursion to Kahenomori Art Museum in Koganei--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Odaiba District, stop by Akihabara, engage your brain at National Museum of Nature and Science, and get engrossed in the history at Edo-Tokyo Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tokyo travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Tokyo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Tokyo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Kahenomori Art Museum, Ghibli Museum Mitaka
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Odaiba District ©
Odaiba District
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum

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