Discover Kure

Discover Kure from a different perspective by embarking on the Kurewan Ship Tour. This unique experience offers stunning ocean views of Kure and its surrounding islands, providing a memorable and picturesque excursion for visitors looking to explore the area's natural beauty.

Things to see and do


Getting around in Kure

The easiest way to get around in Kure is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. 

Getting to Kure

Public transportation: 


To get from Hiroshima to Kure by public transportation, travelers need to:

  1. First, take the JR Sanyo Main Line from Hiroshima Station to Hiro Station. The journey takes approximately 20 minutes.

  2. Transfer to the Kure Line at Hiro Station and get off at Kure Station. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

The total travel time is approximately 50 minutes.


Rail Passes:


Rental Cars: 

How long to stay in Kure

We recommend staying here for about one day. 

Hotels in Kure

Flights to Kure

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Day trips from Kure

Hiroshima, a city with a rich history and mystique, offers visitors a mesmerizing experience. From the poignant historical sites and museums to the rejuvenating hot springs and lush parks, there ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 19.52

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Miyajima, also known as the 'Shrine Island,' is a serene retreat located in the bay of Hiroshima. As one of the three most scenic views in Japan, Miyajima offers an ...

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Distance, km: 22.62

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Iwakuni captivates visitors with its majestic castle, which dominates the skyline upon arrival. Cross the impressive Kintai Bridge to reach the town and explore the grand Iwakuni Castle, an architectural ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 35.58

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Discover the enchanting city of Matsuyama, also known as "Pine Mountain." Home to the majestic Matsuyama Castle and the ancient Dōgo Onsen, one of Japan's oldest hot springs, Matsuyama offers ...

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Distance, km: 48.86

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Aoshima, a small island famous for its large feline population, beckons cat lovers from around the world. Back on the shore, the town of Ozu offers intriguing sites like the ...

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Distance, km: 56.52

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The Seto Inland Sea is a collection of mesmerizing islands, each boasting stunning national parks. The best way to experience the area's beauty is by renting a bicycle and cycling ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 63.16

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