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tokyo. kyoto, yokohama, hiroshima

nydru90
nydru90
over 2 years ago
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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..

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
over 2 years ago
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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.

nydru90
nydru90
2 posts
over 2 years ago

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

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
over 2 years ago
Expert button 2

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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