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Kure— 2 nights
The port city of Kure possesses a rich history of shipbuilding, and has served as a major naval base since the 19th century.Change things up with these side-trips from Kure: Oyamazumi Shrine (in Imabari), Kamotsuru Sake Brewery (in Higashihiroshima) and Onomichi (Kosanji Temple & Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Yamato Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kameyama Shrine, stroll around Ondonoseto Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Osaki Shimo-jima Island Mitarai Area.
To see traveler tips, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kure day trip planner .
If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Hiroshima Airport, Okayama Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In January, daytime highs in Kure are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Kure
Takehara, Onomichi, Oyamazumi Shrine, Kamotsuru Sake Brewery
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