Regular sightseeing bus: Open-top double-decker bus, "Maple Sky"

"Maple Sky," Hiroshima's first open-top double-decker sightseeing bus service in Hiroshima City is currently being provided.There are two courses: "Hiroshima City Drive and Sightseeing from the Window Course," which consists of sightseeing from within the bus only, and "Hiroshima City Drive and Stopping by Peace Memorial Park," which includes a one-hour guided tour of Peace Memorial Park.

The buses operate on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and during Golden Week, as well as the summer vacation. (Operation days may change.)

1. Hiroshima City Drive and Sightseeing from the Window Course

This is a sightseeing course which gives a dynamic sense of space from the higher eye position unique to an open-top double-decker bus. This course does not include sightseeing off the bus.
Since the bus will run on the seaside Hiroshima Expressway along the route, please enjoy the great scenic beauty of the Inland Sea.

<Departure time> Departs at 10:10 and 15:10 from Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit
<Travel time> Approx. 1.5 h

Leave from Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit
1. Hiroshima Castle (from bus window)
2. World Heritage Site A-bomb Dome (from bus window)
3. World Heritage Site Peace Memorial Park (from bus window)
4. Nisseki Hospital (A-bombed building/from bus window)
5. Via Hiroshima Expressway Route 3 (You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Hiroshima Bay.)
6. MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima (from bus window)
Arrive at Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit

2. Hiroshima City Drive and Stopping by Peace Memorial Park

This course, in addition to viewing the scenery of Hiroshima from an open-top double-decker bus, includes one hour of sightseeing off the bus at Peace Memorial Park. At Peace Memorial Park participants will be guided by the bus guide (Japanese language only) in the park.

<Departure time> Departs at 12:40 from Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit
<Travel time> Approx. 2 h

Leave from Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit
1. Hiroshima Castle (from bus window)
2. World Heritage Site A-bomb Dome
[guided tour on foot]
3. World Heritage Site Peace Memorial Park
4. MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima (from bus window)
Arrive at Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit

■ Fare
Adults: 2,000 yen, Children (aged 4 to under 12): 1,000 yen
* To secure safety during the tour, infants aged 3 or younger are not allowed on the bus even with parental guidance.

■ Those who wish to take the bus should come directly to the Hiroshima Station shinkansen line exit on the day of the tour. (Seats may not be available depending on demand on that particular day)

■ Inquiries
Chugoku JR Bus Company (Weekdays: 9:00 - 18:00)
Phone: +81 (0)82-261-1268

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