Walk from JR Hiroshima Station to visit attractive spots. The World Peace Memorial Cathedral was designated as an important cultural property for the first time along with the Peace Memorial Museum as a post-war building. “Shukkeien” is a famous garden loved by successive feudal lords by Soko Ueda, who is also famous as a tea master. “Hiroshima Castle” was built by Terumoto Mori, and a large headquarters was set up in Honmaru during the Sino-Japanese War. This is a walking course where you can experience the history of Hiroshima.


Guide organization name/representative name
Hiroshima City Tourism Volunteer Guide Association

Introduction of guide implementation organizations
It was inaugurated in Heisei 12 October. The number of guided guests per year is about 40,000. Guides in English are also available, mainly in the Peace Memorial Park, Shukkeien, Hiroshima Castle, and the former Hiroshima Branch of the Bank of Japan.

Contact phone number
Tel: 082-222-5577 (phone number will change from Heisei 30 February)
Reception hours 10:00 to 16:00
Reception office holiday: Sunday, Tuesday, national holiday, the day after a public holiday (if that day is Tuesday, the most recent weekday)
In addition, the tourist guide also conducts the above holidays.

The total distance of the course
Approx. 2km

Meeting date
We can respond to the desired date and time. We will guide you in the range of 10:00 to 16:00.

Time required
Approx. 3 hours

Meeting time
10:00 to 13:00 (We will wait for about 15 minutes from the start time)

Meeting place
In front of JR Hiroshima Station General Information Center (near JR Hiroshima Station Free Passage 2F Shinkansen Exit)

Dismissing time
13:00 to 16:00 (about 3 hours after the start of the guide)

Dismissing place
Hiroshima Castle

Standard 5 people per guide (minimum 1 person)

Participation fee
1,500 yen per guide (including insurance premiums). In addition, it is 1,000 yen until Heisei 30 March.

This is why this tour is nice !
From the riverside path, we will go around Shukkeien Garden and Hiroshima Castle.

Application deadline
Apply by fax (predetermined format) at least 10 days before the tour.

Spots to visit

1. Hiroshima Station South Exit
2. Daioku's nose
3. Kyobashi Riverside path
4. A-bombed enoki (Japanese hackberry) trees along the Kyobashi River
5. Memorial Cathedral for World Peace
6. Shukkeien
7. Hiroshima Castle

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