Cruise and Visit to MitaraiーA Preservation District of Hiroshima

From JPY ¥47,350.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: 竹原市, 広島県
  • Product code: EN-HSM-4005-40053


Cruise and a visit to Mitarai, one of the two Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings in Hiroshima.

Mitarai is a port town which prospered from the Edo Era (17th to 19th century) to the Meiji era (19th to early 20th century) as a logistical base of western Japan.  The whole town is designated as a preserved district, and the first clock shop in Japan, first elementary school, and the red-light district from that time are still there. Historical personages such as Yoshida Shoin, Okubo Toshimichi, Sakamoto Ryoma, and Saigo Takamori, etc. stopped by the area.

After observing the preserved area, enjoy cruising while watching the numerous beautiful islands of the Seto Inland Sea.


47,350 yen ~61,950 yen (tax included)
※The highest price is  including the option


(ex)Takehara Port(9:00 departure)・・・⛴Setouchi Cruising・・・visit to the Preservation area(60mins)・・・Takehara Port(12:00 arrive)


1. Arrival

It takes approximately 70 minutes from Hiroshima Bus Terminal to Takehara Port by express bus.  It is easily accessible from Tokyo and Osaka if you use the shinkansen (bullet train) or an airplane!

2. Get aboard!

Now it's time to get aboard. Enjoy an elegant cruise while looking at the beautiful views of Setouchi (Seto Inland Sea). Enjoy a luxurious time feeling as if you are taking a private cruise.

3. Have a relaxing time

Please make yourself comfortable while cruising.  Feel the nice sea breeze on board and maybe make some toast over wine or champagne as an appetizer?  There's no doubt this will become a wonderful memory of your time in Setouchi!

4. Visit the preserved district

Visit a port town called Mitarai where an old townscape of the Edo Era (17th to 19th century) still exists. Mitarai is one of the two Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings in Hiroshima.

5. End of the tour

How did you like the tour?  We look forward to seeing you again!


  • Time:3 hours
  • Least participants:minimum 2 people(Maximum 10 people)
  • Meeting point:Takehara Port
    〒725-0024 4-2-24 Minatocho, Takehara city, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Access
    <Access from Hiroshima Bus Center>
    About 70 minutes from Hiroshima Bus Center to Takehara Port by express bus (Kaguya Hime.)  Cruising departs from Takehara Port.
    <Access via Shinkansen from Higashi Hiroshima Station>
    About 30 minutes from JR Higashi-Hiroshima Station to Takehara Port by local bus.  Cruising departs from Takehara Port.
    <Access from Hiroshima Airport>
    About 30 minutes from Hiroshima Airport to Takehara Port by local bus.  Cruising departs from Takehara Port.
  • Tour conductor for 24 hours:none
  • Accompanying National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter or Local Licensed Guide Interpreter:none
  • Language support:Japanese, English (Option)
  • Meals:none
  • Included:Shipping agency fare in the travel schedule
    (other transportation expenses not included in the course)
  • Clothes:casual
  • Other things to note:
    In case of  bad weather, the cruise may be canceled (100% refund)
    ※ The last check-in time: The boat should return to the port by 6 pm.  So the last check-in time is set accordingly.
    ■ Option (advance reservation required)
    We ask customers to arrange an interpreter by themselves but we can arrange one as an option.
    If you need an English interpreter, please cover the boarding fee for the interpreter.
    12916 yen for one interpreter (tax excluded)

【Company Name】

Setouchi Cruisers


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges. 


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