16 days in Japan Itinerary

16 days in Japan Itinerary

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Hiroshima
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Osaka
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Kyoto
— 3 nights
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Tokyo
— 8 nights

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima ©

City of Peace

Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
Okonomimura has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Shukkei-en Garden, don't miss a visit to Okonomimura, see the interesting displays at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, then explore the historical opulence of Hiroshima Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Itsukushima Shrine.

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Adelaide, Australia to Hiroshima is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Hiroshima is minus 0.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Adelaide in October since evenings lows in Hiroshima dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Atomic Bomb Dome
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World heritage site
Itsukushima Shrine
4.7

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Kasuga Grand Shrine, Todai-ji Temple, Jikko Japanese Knife Shop Namba Skyo, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, take a stroll through Dotombori District, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Osaka travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Shopping · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Dotombori District
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Castle
Osaka Castle
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Kyoto

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Arashiyama, Nijo Castle, Hokan-ji Temple Yasaka no To, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: make a trip to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, wander the streets of Gion, browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kyoto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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World heritage site
Nijo Castle
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Tokyo

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
You've added Pokemon Center Tokyo DX, Tokyo Character Street, Shimokitazawa, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, squeeze the most out of the city with Street Kart Tour Akihabara #1 by Go-Kart, shop like a local with Takeshita Street, and wander the streets of Akihabara.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo online trip maker.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:
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Neighborhood
Takeshita Street
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Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
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