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From nature to art, you can have fun in Hiroshima! 7 Leisure Facilities in Hiroshima

From nature to art, you can have fun in Hiroshima! 7 Leisure Facilities in Hiroshima

2021-05-20 Management office

Leisure facilities make it easy for people to do things they normally cannot do, such as moving their bodies, becoming one with nature, and outputting their emotions by drawing.
Enjoy an active holiday with extraordinary leisure time.
All facilities can be easily visited and played, so please choose the one you would like to visit and try! Please choose from the ones you think you would like to try.
The time you spend choosing from among the many options will also add to the enjoyment of your leisure time.

Miyajima SUP

Stand Up Paddle and kayaks are available for activities in the ocean.
It may seem scary at first, but once you get used to it, you will feel like you can go anywhere. Even beginners can play with confidence as they are given a thorough lecture. Yoga and other activities are also available on the water, so it is recommended to try a different kind of yoga experience.

Itsukushima Shrine can be visited from the sea!

SUP is a dynamic way to worship from the sea.
There are many different tours available, and the content of the tour will vary depending on where you want to go.
Being able to cross the sea on your own, not only to Miyajima but also to uninhabited islands, will free your mind and give you wonderful memories. There are also courses that coincide with sunrise and sunset, so you can enjoy the sea of Miyajima.

"Facility Information "
Facility Name: Miyajima SUP
Address: 977-3 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0501
Phone number: 070-2809-2288
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sundays until 7:00 p.m. Holidays 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Regular day off: irregular
Budget: 3,500 yen to 7,000 yen
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space & Facilities: SUP tours can be experienced from the shore of Miyajima. It is also possible to cross the Otorii (Grand Gate) of Itsukushima Shrine using Stand Up Paddle or kayak.
URL: https://www.supmiyajima.jp/

Onomichi Small Goods Manekineko Workshop

Visitors can experience freely coloring papier-mâché beckoning cats while viewing the Onomichi Waterway.
It is said that beckoning cats bring good luck, but it is interesting to note that no two beckoning cats are the same, and each one is unique. Let's try to create your own beckoning cat with one stroke of the brush or a different color.

You can make the beckoning cat you want as you wish!

The painted beckoning cats can be taken home immediately. Lightweight and useful as a keepsake souvenir, it has become a popular activity among tourists.
When you are finished, take a picture of your own beckoning cat with Onomichi in the background and go home. It will surely be a memorable souvenir. A beckoning cat with its right hand raised invites money. A beckoning cat with its left hand raised invites people. It is said that a beckoning cat with its left hand raised invites people.
"Facility Information "
Name: Onomichi Small Articles Manekineko Kobo (Onomichi Small Articles Manekineko Kobo)
Address: Hodoji Kannondo, 10-3 Higashi-Todocho, Onomichi, Hiroshima 722-0033, Japan
Phone number: 080-2917-7119
Hours: Weekdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Weekends and holidays 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Wednesdays and Thursdays (with occasional holidays)
Budget: 2,750 yen and up
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: Visitors can experience painting a beckoning cat on white papier-mâché while viewing the Onomichi Waterway. The color you paint on the beckoning cat has a meaning, and you can choose and paint your own beckoning cat to take home with you that day.
URL: https://manekineko-kobo.jp/

Marina Hop

Marina Hop, a comprehensive leisure facility with restaurants, an amusement park, an aquarium, a circus and stores, is marked by a large Ferris wheel that offers a view of the Seto Inland Sea.
If you go there with your children, you will definitely be able to kill a day, but adults can of course have fun there as well.

If you get tired of people, you can take a break by looking at the ocean.

Since the facility is located next to a yacht harbor, another nice thing about Marina Hop is that if you get tired of the crowds, you can go outside and eat takeout sweets while looking out at the ocean.
This is for people who want to combine leisure time with relaxing time for a no-pressure sightseeing tour.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Marina Hop
Address: 4-14-35 Kannon Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, 733-0036
Phone number: 082-503-5500
Business hours: 10:00 - 19:00
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: Next to the yacht harbor, this leisure complex has stores, an amusement park, a circus and an aquarium. The parking lot is spacious and visitors can play all day long.
URL: http://www.marinahop.com/index.html

Miroku no Sato

This amusement park is popular among people of all ages. It is a facility that offers a variety of facilities, such as screaming machines and a 50-meter Giant Ferris Wheel, as well as good food.
In winter, there is a winter illumination, which is recommended as it makes the usual amusement park look a little different. During the illumination season, the park is open at night, so it is possible to visit only at night.

Transformed into a large swimming pool in summer!

In summer, a large swimming pool is open in addition to the amusement park activities.
The pool has a slide, a garden pool, and a shower dome that will satisfy the whole family. Some days in the summer, the pool is open at night, so please inquire if you would like to visit.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Miroku-no-sato (Miroku Village)
Address: 638-1, Fujie-cho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima 720-0543
Phone number: 084-988-0001
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00, until 18:00 on weekends and holidays (subject to change depending on season and events)
Closed: changes depending on the season
Budget: Admission 1,000 yen for adults / 700 yen for children (attractions charged separately)
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: This amusement park is located on a huge 2.1 million m2 site. There are also hot springs and accommodations where visitors can play all day long.
URL: https://www.mirokunosato.com/

Mominoki Forest Park

It is a comprehensive leisure facility that combines leisure fields, camping, skiing and lodging facilities.
It is designed to be enjoyed by both those who exercise regularly and those who are usually inactive.
The 6.15-km-long cycling course can be rented or brought in, allowing you to ride through nature in peace.

Snow area for casual enjoyment is safe for small children.

The sledding and skiing areas are separated, so you can play to your heart's content.
Skiing and cross-country skiing are available for adults, allowing them to enjoy a full day of snow in the middle of winter. After skiing, you can take a dip in the hot springs and stay overnight.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Mominoki Forest Park (prefectural Mominoki Shinrin-koen)
Address: 1593-75 Yoshikazu, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima, 738-0301
Phone number: 0829-77-2011
Hours of operation: 9:00 - 17:00 (hours vary depending on the season and facility)
Budget: Adults 630 yen / Children 420 yen / Free for preschool children
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: This comprehensive leisure facility offers a variety of activities in a 4 million m2 area of wilderness. From full-scale athletic activities that can be tried easily to camping, hot spring facilities and snow areas.
URL: http://www.mominoki.or.jp/

Teishakyo Tourist Association

Visitors can enjoy sightseeing by kayak, sightseeing boat, or Segway in the scenic area, which has been selected as one of the 100 most scenic spots in Japan.
Visitors can also enjoy amphibious vehicle rides, fishing, boating, and other activities, actively enjoying not only the scenery of Teishakyo but also the activities.

Kayak to the upper reaches of Shenlong Lake!

Because it is on a lake, kayaks can be used to sightsee directly in the wilderness on the calm, almost wave-free water.
This activity is only available from April to late November, so please take a ride when the weather is nice and feel the great outdoors. Of course, beginners are welcome.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Teishakyo Tourist Association
Address: 5034-7 Nagano, Kamishikogen-cho, Kamishi-gun, Hiroshima, 729-3602
Phone number: 0847-86-0611
Business hours: Inquiry hours: Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Budget: Admission 250 yen for adults / 200 yen for high school students / 150 yen for elementary and junior high school students / free for infants Kayaking 90 min. 4,000 yen, etc.
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: Focusing on activities in the Teishakyo Gorge, you can ride kayaks, amphibious vehicle rides, and Segways.
URL: http://taishakukyo.com/

Hiroshima City Yurai Koryu Experience Center

This facility is located in Yurai Onsen, where there is still plenty of nature, and offers nature experience programs and shower climbing.
You can enjoy becoming one with the river by climbing against the flow of the river, climbing waterfalls, and floating on the river. Of course, the course includes a hot spring ticket, so you can safely jump into the river.

After the river sauna, jump into the river instead of taking a water bath.

There is a Yurai River Sauna, and after sweating it out in the trendy tent sauna, you can jump into the river instead of taking a water bath!
There are also other guided bike rentals using e-bikes. Trekking and mountain climbing are also available to enjoy nature on the river and in the mountains.
The facility also offers a wide variety of crafts, including a giant salamander konjac-making experience.

"Facility Information "
Facility name: Hiroshima Yukikoryu Exchange Experience Center (Hiroshima City Yukikoryu Experience Center)
Address: 2563-1 Oaza Tada, Yurai-cho, Saeki-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, 738-0721
Phone number: 0829-40-6016
Business hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Closed: Monday
Budget: Exchange Experience Plaza: Adults 870 yen / Children 280 yen
No smoking and smoking: No smoking in the entire building
Space and Facilities: River activities using the headwaters of the Ota River around Yurai Onsen in the great outdoors, and mountain play in a privileged location surrounded by mountains.
URL: https://yuki-kouryu.jp/

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Even large scale ocean and nature-based activities are easily available at leisure facilities. Some of them also have hot spring facilities, and being able to easily use them and return home is a major point for leisure activities.
You will surely experience things that you want to try and work hard to experience, including many things.
Please come back and experience it on your trip to Hiroshima!

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