Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

Hiroshima has plenty to offer the more active visitor. With cycling routes, hiking trails and top class sports teams, you’ll never be short of things to do.

Cycling
Cycling

Some cycling roads are in the countryside, and the famous cycling course on the “Shimanami Kaido”, the Nishiseto Expressway, is very popular and it is crowded by cycling fans every weekend. You can rent a bicycle by 500 yen per day at any cycling terminals on the Shimanami Kaido and also can return it to another terminal. Y...

Trekking
Trekking

Trekking is a great way to enjoy the huge variety of landscapes and natural features Hiroshima has to offer. There are well trodden trails through beautiful mountains and gorges, including the popular route up Mount Misen on Miyajima. Each featured trekking course changes dramatically with the seasons, meaning you can visit...

Beaches
Beaches

Hiroshima has some of the finest beaches in Japan. The golden sands and the crystal clear waters of the Seto Inland Sea will rival anything you have experienced before. If you look hard enough, you’ll some real hidden gems dotted around the islands of the Seto Inland Sea....

Carp
Carp

We have the professional baseball league team, “Hiroshima Toyo Carp”. The team is named "Carp" because the Hiroshima castle is called “Rijo” -“Ri” means carp- and there are many carps in the moat of the castle. The home stadium of Carp "The MAZDA Zoom-Zoom stadium" is near by the Hiroshima station and it is the newest stadi...

Sanfrecce
Sanfrecce

Sanfrecce is one of the Japanese professional football league teams, which has its home stadium in Hiroshima-city. “San” means three, and “frecce” means arrows in Italian word. Mori Motonari, who was the prominent daimyo of Hiroshima region in 16th century, said to his three sons “you should get together and stand against t...

Sea Kayak
Sea Kayak

If you would like to feel the Seto Inland Sea more close, one of enjoyable marine activities is sea kayak. You can take part in the sea kayak course in Miyajima Island, Tomonoura and so on. In Miyajima Island, you can get close to the big Trii, the gate of Itsukushima Shrine, and it is rare experience that can approach the ...

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