Iwakuni & Kintaikyo-Bridge sightseeing bus

Iwakuni & Kintaikyo-Bridge sightseeing bus

Course introduction

It circulates through Iwakuni, Kintaikyo-Bridge
1 day tour
(with staff/lunch included)

It is a 1 day tour of Kintaikyo-Bridge,the Iwakuni catsle town and Murashige Sake Brewery from Hiroshima Station.
Please try and taste "Iwakuni-Zushi" as lunch!

Road map

Time required about 7 hours 20 minutes

09:40 departure Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance
10:20 ~
10:40
Toilet break ~ Miyajima view
11:10 arrival Kintaikyo-Bridge bus center
Kintaikyo-Bridge
[getting off sightseeing]
11:40 ~
12:30
shiratame annex
Iwakuni-zushi set [lunch]
12:40 ~
14:20
Kintaikyo-Bridge (cross the bridge), ropeway, Iwakuni Castle
[free time]
14:30 departure Kintaikyo-Bridge bus center
14:45 ~
15:30
Murashige Sake Brewery
Visit to sake brewery, sampling experience, shopping
17:00 arrival
Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance
  • Ride place
  • Getting off place
  • Getting off place

Main tourist attraction

Kintaikyo-Bridge (cross the bridge)

Kintaikyo-Bridge Kintaikyo-Bridge

Kintaikyo-Bridge is one of the three famous bridges and the representative wooden bridge in japan. In 1673,Kikkawa Hiroyoshi,the third lord of the Iwakuni Domain,built the bridge in its present-day form. The main structure consisting of five arches of this bridge were put woods together without iron nail. According to the name of "Nishiki", we can enjoy scenery which is full of seasonal colors.

Kintaikyo-Bridge outskirts MAP

Iwakuni Castle

Iwakuni Castle

Iwakuni Castle

If the weather is clear, we can overlook Kintaikyo-Bridge,castle town and islands of Seto Inland Sea from Iwakuni Castle tower.

Recommended point

RopewayRopeway

With ropeway & Iwakuni Castle admission to Iwakuni Castle at the mountaintop!

  • Volunteer guide is guided to ropeway

Murashige Sake Brewery

Murashige Sake Brewery

With visit to sake brewery & sampling experience!

Sake brewery "Murashige Sake Brewery" which represents Iwakuni known for "gold crown Kuromatsu" "Kusaka incomparableness."
We devote ourselves to sake brewer who made use of homemade good point in motto with the quality first. "Large sugitama" at entrance is symbol of storehouse.

Iwakuni White Snake Museum

Iwakuni White Snake Museum

Iwakuni White Snake Museum

There is admission charges discount privilege

White snake which attracts people with mysterious figure beautifully called eyes such as ruby which is red to body shiny white. We were concentrated in Iwakuni-shi, Yamaguchi from the old days and inhabited and have been worshiped as "errand of God". It is said that there is benefit of good luck, luck with money and is protected carefully.
We can learn about history and the living body happily while seeing white snake close in hall of white snake in ropeway platform "Sanroku Station" side.

Iwakuni art museum

Iwakuni art museum

There is admission charges discount privilege

Japanese superior traditional culture, work of art and Iwakuni art museum which conveys rich spirituality which the traditional culture brought up.
"Culture of life and death" introduces in holding which cannot consider various culture that colored life of samurai family any place other than work of art which colored life of samurai family as "display seasonally particularly" more as "culture of life" and Iwakuni art museum with arms which samurais from the age of civil strife to the late Tokugawa period had.

Kikkawa museum

Kikkawa museum

There is admission charges discount privilege

It stores appointed history information and art craft, about 7,000 points and releases to Kikkawa family with history of 800 years on important cultural property of transmitted country by quarterly display substitute sequentially.
We spread white gravel of Awaji all, and garden where we arranged the stone stage of black granite stone for was made in the image of "fine presence flower biography" of Zeami. From lobby fitted with glass all-out, you can enjoy seasonal nature which assumed virgin forest and Iwakuni Castle of chinquapin of Shiroyama making use of the surrounding landscape in the design of a garden.

Recommendation
Point

We guide in bus "Maple Trip" for exclusive use of periodical sightseeing

The appearance is expression with sticker by Hiroshima-jo Castle and Atomic-Bomb Dome, illustration of Itsukushima Shrine to base with red that assumed Hiroshima Toyo Carp and Itsukushima Shrine image. The inside of car is based on red like the appearance, too, prefectural flower of Hiroshima•It was prefectural Thu and adopted original marshmallow design sheet of "maple" pattern.

Vehicle type Large reserved bus type

As for the capacity, it is two lines of two lines placement (five lines of tails locate) 45 seats in total

Vehicle type

Large reserved bus type

Capacity

Two lines of two lines placement (five lines of tails locate) 45 seats in total

Maple Trip inside of car image

Recommendation
Point

Please try and taste "Iwakuni-Zushi" as lunch!

It is oshi-zushi got close to as local cuisine of Iwakuni. There is theory that preservation food that Hiroie Kikkawa of Iwakuni feudal clan first generation feudal lord let you make for battle spread to townsman and is said to be another name "lord sushi".
We put several levels of ingredients such as lotus root or shiitake, shredded omelet made specially in hometown on sushi meal in wooden frame and we cut by one portion into pieces and are offered. It is characterized by gorgeous appearance such as chirashi-sushi, and it is traditional dish which is indispensable to Sun of a person's gathering swelling in Iwakuni.

Iwakuni-zushi

Route map

Route map

Service calendar

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Part of sightseeing course is changed by traffic jam of ropeway on September 20. Please be careful.

Scheduled service date

Fare

Adult (12 years and over) Adult
(12 years and over)

5,000 Japanese yen

Child (6 years or older, under 12 years old) Child
(6 years or older, under 12 years old)

3,000 Japanese yen

  • With lunch (Iwakuni-zushi set), Kintaikyo-Bridge (cross the bridge), ropeway, Iwakuni Castle admission ticket <there is Iwakuni art museum, Iwakuni White Snake Museum, Kikkawa museum discount privilege>

Guidance

  • Please wear seat belt during ride by all means.
  • We stop or may cancel service by our judgment at the time of wind and rain, rain, thunderstorm and others bad weather affecting safe service.
  • Plan may be mixed up by traffic condition to road map in arrival time of mention.
  • As bus guide will guide the meeting time, meeting place when we get off other than mention on "bookmark" to hand at the time of ride at sightseeing spot, please gather at meeting place by all means by time. When he/she does not come back by time, we may leave earlier.
  • And person for mask nonarrival running a fever may not use each facility. Please be careful.

From making a reservation to ride

Reservation method

We make a reservation and heard the release from one day ago for one month of ride.

We make a reservation for the Internet

We make a reservation on the telephone

Chugoku JR Bus telephone reservation center (navigator dial)
0570-666-012
[available time] 9:30-18:00

  • You can purchase at Bus ticket counter without making a prior reservation directly.

Ride bus stop guidance

Ride bus stop guidance

  • Customer who does not make a reservation come to bus Ride bus stop within five minutes before departure on the day of the ride.
    Crew is expected to pay fare at the time of ride, and please receive ticket.
  • The Internet and customer who made a reservation on the telephone come to Bus ticket counter (Transportation information) of the neighborhood of JR Hiroshima Sta. Shinkansen Entrance the first floor doorway within ten minutes before departure on the day of the ride.
    You are expected to pay fare in Bus ticket counter, and please receive ticket.
  • When you have you buy ticket beforehand, hand ticket you have to crew.
  • When it is the departure time, bus departs. Please be careful not to make any missing.

Inquiry

Reference about Iwakuni & Kintaikyo-Bridge sightseeing bus

Chugoku JR Bus customer center
(navigator dial)

0570-010-666

Year round