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tokyo. kyoto, yokohama, hiroshima

tokyo. kyoto, yokohama, hiroshima

hi i plan on visting japan for the first time this coming febuary 2016 for seven days.... are the cities in my question title doable in one week? i will be on a budget... if this is not a realistic itinierary can you guys please help me form one out? my accommodation will be soley based in tokyo since i will be getting a hotel and flight deal from either expedia or kayak..

nydru90
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Hi there,

You could do it within a week, although it basically means spending only 1-2 days in each place.

However if you must stay in Tokyo, then I would not recommend visiting Hiroshima. It takes about 5-6 hours to get there from Tokyo and there's simply no point in doing it as a day trip. You could however add closer cities instead. Recommended visits include Nikko, Kamakura, Sendai, Hakone (also for viewing Fuji) and Fuji Five lakes.

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Daniel-san
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thank you for replying!.. i really want to see the peace memorial in hiroshima thats all. is it really not worth the trip?

nydru90
nydru90

Hi there,

The peace memorial park and museum is indeed well worth visiting. However it would mean sitting 10 hours in the train on a single day to visit it. You should ask yourself if that would be worth it.

Alternatively you can still consider staying in Kansai (Osaka/Kyoto) Hiroshima for a couple of nights. This would make it much more viable.

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Daniel-san
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