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12 days in Hiroshima Prefecture Itinerary
Fly: 16h 15min
Onomichi— 5 nights
train: 2h 30min
Hiroshima— 6 nights
subway + Fly + taxi + train: 14h 15min
A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.Get a sense of the local culture at Fukuyama Castle and Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art. Discover out-of-the-way places like Okunoshima Island and Sensui Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Onomichi: Streets of Takehara (in Takehara) and Tomo no Ura (in Fukuyama). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Senkoji & Senkoji Park, don't miss a visit to Kōjō-ji Temple, take in the views from Innoshima Bridge, and head off the coast to Mukaishima.
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New Delhi, India to Onomichi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Onomichi is 3 hours. In March, Onomichi is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.
Things to do in Onomichi
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City of Peace
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.Step off the beaten path and head to JMSDF Kure Museum and Hiroshima Museum of Art. Popular historic sites such as Miyajima and Hiroshima Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hiroshima: Hatsukaichi (Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street, Momijidani Park, & more), Bay Side Beach Saka (in Saka-cho) and Former Naval Academy (in Etajima). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Peace Bell, admire the natural beauty at Shukkei-en Garden, see the interesting displays at Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum, and don't miss a visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.
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Drive from Onomichi to Hiroshima in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hiroshima are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Hiroshima
Hatsukaichi, Bay Side Beach Saka, Saijo, Former Naval Academy, JMSDF Kure Museum
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