6 days in Hiroshima & Matsue Itinerary

6 days in Hiroshima & Matsue Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hiroshima
— 2 nights
2
Matsue
— 3 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 is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, get engrossed in the history at Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, and admire the masterpieces at Hiroshima Museum of Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Hiroshima Airport, Okayama Momotaro Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In September in Hiroshima, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Matsue.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum ©
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Atomic Bomb Dome ©
Atomic Bomb Dome

3
nights
Matsue

Matsue ©
Matsue sits on the banks of the Ohashi-gawa river, channeling its waters through a series of canals and rivers that add much to the scenic aspect of the urban area.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yaegaki Shrine, then explore the world behind art at Shimane Art Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Matsue Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Miho Shrine, admire the natural beauty at Yuushien Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tamatsukuriyu Shrine, then take in nature's colorful creations at Matsue Vogel Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Gogin Karakoro Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Matsue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hiroshima to Matsue takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Matsue are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Matsue

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Matsue Castle ©
Matsue Castle
Yaegaki Shrine ©
Yaegaki Shrine
Matsue Vogel Park ©
Matsue Vogel Park

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