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Hiroshima | 5.0h
Tour Around Iwakuni's All Highlights and An Arched Kintai Bridge!
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A view from the castle, a museum of swords and armor, and popular sake


Iwakuni City used to be prospered as a castle town and still has a traditional cityscape.This tour is a trip to enjoy Iwakuni and Kintai Bridge, where you can taste famous foods while visiting such famous places.
The highlight of the tour is Kintai Bridge, which is also called the Miracle Bridge. The five wooden arch bridges, not only create beautiful scenery but can also be crossed. The view from the top of the bridge is exceptional.
Then visit Iwakuni Castle, where you can overlook the city of Iwakuni. The view is magnificent and you will love it!
We will also guide you to recommended spots where you can taste local cuisine such as "Iwakuni sushi" and "Sake"! Enjoy exquisite gourmet!

Highlights


・ Visit Kintai Bridge, one of Japan's famous bridges. You will be overwhelmed by the beautiful scenery of the five wooden arch bridges.
・ Ride the ropeway and visit Iwakuni Castle. You can overlook the castle town, which is truly spectacular.
・ We also stop at recommended spots where you can taste local dishes such as “Iwakuni Sushi” and rare sake that can only be eaten in Iwakuni at a reasonable price.
・ You can eat different kinds of soft ice cream such as garlic and natto.
・ You will also visit an art museum where you can learn about traditional fishing techniques that have lasted 370 years, and rare armor and swords.

Attractions


・ Kintai Bridge: Speaking of Iwakuni, Kintai Bridge could be a highlight of the tour. Just beheaded by a beautiful arch bridge floating on the river! When you climb, you will be surprised at the steep stairs!
・Kikkou Unosato: You can see the cormorants from outside at the “Cormorant” breeding facility. The 380-year history of fishing culture using Cormorant is called “Ukai”, which is a summer tradition of Iwakuni. This is a method of catching river fish using cormorants, and you can see cormorants that are active in "cormorant fishing" up close.
・ Iwakuni Castle: When crossing Kintai Bridge, the castle that was visible on the mountain is Iwakuni Castle. When you climb the mountain by the ropeway, there is a spectacular view of the sea!
・ Iwakuni Art Museum: This is unusual for an art museum, where many armor and swords are displayed. There are very rare helmets with motifs of various things such as shells and crabs, a series of surprises and discoveries!
・ Iwakuni Choko Museum: This is a historical architecture, which is built during the war. Since it was hard to get iron at the time, it was built with bamboo instead. One of the highlights is the interior design with the Kintai Bridge motif.
・ Takenosato Musashi: One of Iwakuni's specialties here. There are over 150 types of soft ice cream! It's fun to just choose from delicious flavors to surprising flavors that don't seem like soft ice cream. It's up to you whether you want to try something new or not! Eat the taste you are interested in♪
・ Matsugane: Use the old building as an interior tour and sightseeing spot. Here, you can see Iwakuni's famous Iwakuni sushi at reasonable prices. In addition, there are many world-famous sakes, and you can try rare alcohol that can only be found here at a surprisingly low price! There are also souvenirs from Iwakuni, so enjoy eating, drinking and watching slowly.

Notes

・Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot
・This tour is not recommended for those in wheelchairs as there are many steep staircases. In case you need the wheelchair, we may switch the spot "Kintai Bridge" and "Iwakuni Castle" will be changed to the alternative spots.
・As spot "Kintai Bridge" is steep stairs, you should wear non-slip shoes. ・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.
・This tour includes a spot where serves alcohol. Children can enter the spot but have to be aged over 20 to drink alcohol.

Expenses Not Included

The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
(Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY2,000 /person)

Meeting Point

JR Iwakuni Station



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