Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

The most active things to do to visitors are sports. In Hiroshima prefecture, you can enjoy not only watching games of baseball team “Carp” and football team “Sanfrecce”, which Hiroshima citizens really cheer, also doing sports like skiing, golf, cycling, trekking and sea kayak etc.

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

Enjoying the smell of flowers and trees and feeling winds, walking in the nature must be the great active experience to you. When you visit the trekking courses, you can enjoy flowers in spring, greenery in summer, and colored leaves in autumn. The trekking course of Misen in the Miyajima Island is also popular to visitors ...

Beaches
Beaches

If visiting Hiroshima in summer season, the beaches must be the nice attractive place to get cool. There are lots of beaches along the Seto Inland Sea in Hiroshima, and you can visit some beaches by the JR trains. The beaches in islands need to be reached by the ferries and you may feel complicated, but they have the clean ...

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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