11 days in Hiroshima, Osaka & Nagoya Itinerary

11 days in Hiroshima, Osaka & Nagoya Itinerary

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11 days in Hiroshima, Osaka & Nagoya Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h
1
Hiroshima
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Osaka
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Nagoya
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  10​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yamato Museum and JMSDF Kure Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Hiroshima side-trips: Hatsukaichi (Shiraito River, Itsukushima Shrine Torii, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, see the interesting displays at Mazda Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mitaki Temple, and appreciate the history behind The Cenotaph.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hiroshima route tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Hiroshima is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore to Hiroshima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Hiroshima to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hatsukaichi, Kure, Mazda Museum
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Yamato Museum ©
Yamato Museum

3
nights
Osaka

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nanzen-ji Temple and Eikando Zenrinji Temple. Explore hidden gems such as Toji and Kodai-ji Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Kyoto (Nishi Honganji, Shimogamo Jinja, & more), Arima Onsen (in Kita) and Kawasaki Good Times World (in Chuo). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Dotonbori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine, make a trip to Hōzen-ji Temple, and get to know the fascinating history of Hozenji Yokocho.

Plan my day in Osaka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nagoya.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Kobe
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Toji ©
Toji
Eikando Zenrinji Temple ©
Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Kodai-ji Temple ©
Kodai-ji Temple

4
nights
Nagoya

Nagoya ©
Known nationally as an industrial heartland, Nagoya boasts a far more cosmopolitan and cultural core than its reputation would lead you to believe.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Atsuta Jingu Shrine and Ise Shrine Geku. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology and Oharai-machi. Explore Nagoya's surroundings by going to Nakasendo Walking Trail, Tsumagojuku (in Nagiso-machi), The Museum Meiji-mura (in Inuyama) and Hikone Castle (in Hikone). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, engage your brain at Nagoya City Science Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nagoya Shrine, and take a stroll through Sakae.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nagoya online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Osaka to Nagoya takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Nagoya can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagoya

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Ise, Nakasendo Magome Walking Trail, Hikone Castle, The Museum Meiji-mura, Nakasendo Tsumagojuku
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SCMAGLEV and Railway Park ©
SCMAGLEV and Railway Park
Ise Shrine Geku ©
Ise Shrine Geku
Nakasendo Magome Walking Trail ©
Nakasendo Magome Walking Trail

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