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[Limited-Time Event Until January] Experience a Guided Free Mobility Tour at World Heritage Miyajima

[Limited-Time Event Until January] Experience a Guided Free Mobility Tour at World Heritage Miyajima

Guided free mobility tours are being offered for a limited time throughout January!

(Source: Nishi Hiroshima Times) (You may want to use an extension to translate pages in Japanese.)

A trial of a new means of transportation, Green Slow Mobility (GreeSlo), is underway on the scenic island of Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture.

Even in areas like the aquarium and Daishoin, which may be distant for pedestrians, individuals, including the elderly, can enjoy leisurely movement through the town at a bicycle-like, relaxed pace. In addition to the popular historical course, there are routes covering areas that are less accessible on foot, providing a fresh experience of coastal and mountain landscapes! The available routes are as follows (please note that course details are subject to change):

  • [Historical Course]: Tour the town center, including Itsukushima Shrine, Daishoin Temple, and Machiya Shopping Street.
  • [Sea Course]: Explore the northeast area of the island and view the sea, including Hoaga-ura Cove and Irihama Beach.
  • [Mountain Course]: Journey through various paths, including the Tatarayama Forest Road.

The GreeSlo operation schedule for 2024 is outlined below:

Date10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
1/9 (Tue.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/10 (Wed.)Historical CourseSea Course
1/11 (Thu.)Historical CourseMountain Course
1/15 (Mon.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/16 (Tue.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/17 (Wed.)Historical CourseSea Course
1/18 (Thu.)Historical CourseMountain Course
1/19 (Fri.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/22 (Mon.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/23 (Tue.)Historical CourseHistorical Course
1/24 (Wed.)Historical CourseSea Course

Regardless of date or route, all tours come with a guide, and the fare is free. Only one course is available per group. To participate, you must call and make a reservation by noon on the day before (0829-30-9224/Zero Carbon Promotion Office, Environmental Division, Hatsukaichi City Hall). On the day of the tour, please gather at least 5 minutes before the scheduled time in front of the welcome stone lantern (Welcome Tower) at Miyajima Pier.

Date and Time: From 6:00 p.m. on December 31, 2023
Place: Miyajima Pier



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