Hiroshima City (Japan Hiroshima)

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Hiroshima City cruise port

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Local Time
2024-04-25 06:07

min: 46 °F (7 °C) / max: 71 °F (22 °C) 51°F
10.8°C
Wind: 9°/ 1.8 m/s  Gust: 1.8 m/sWind: 9°/ 1.8 m/s  Gust: 1.8 m/sLight breeze
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Min / Max Temperature71 °F / 22 °C
46 °F / 8 °C
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Port Hiroshima City cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Hiroshima City, Japan Hiroshima. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
2 April, 2024
Tuesday
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineDiamond Princess07:0017:00
3 April, 2024
Wednesday
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Westerdam08:0017:00
6 April, 2024
Saturday
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Explorer10:0021:00
7 April, 2024
Sunday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Muse08:0018:00
10 April, 2024
Wednesday
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Riviera10:0019:00
12 April, 2024
Friday
Azamara Cruises Cruises cruise lineAzamara Journey08:0022:00
13 April, 2024
Saturday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Moon08:0018:00
13 April, 2024
Saturday
Carnival Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineCarnival Luminosa09:0018:00
17 April, 2024
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Orion
17 April, 2024
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Shadow08:0018:00
17 April, 2024
Wednesday
Seabourn Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeabourn Odyssey08:0018:00
22 April, 2024
Monday
Silversea Cruises Cruises cruise lineSilver Muse08:0018:00
24 April, 2024
Wednesday
Cunard Cruises cruise lineQueen Elizabeth
25 April, 2024
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Millennium13:0022:00

Hiroshima is a major seaport, Hiroshima Prefecture's capital and the largest city in Japan's Chugoku region (western Honshu Island). The city has population around 1,2 million and land area approx 907 km2 (350 mi2).

Sadly, the city is best known as the target for mankind's first nuclear weapon bombing over the civilian population. The USA dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6 (and a second bomb on August 9 on Nagasaki) in 1945 - near the very end of WW2 (1939-1945). The death toll was over 20,000 Japanese soldiers and around 150,000 civilians. The bombing was with the consent of the UK - by the Quebec Agreement from 1943, signed by the UK's Prime Minister Churchill and the US President Roosevelt.

The city boasts a professional symphony orchestra, numerous museums (including Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, several art museums). The city also hosts the annual International Animation Festival and Flower Festival.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park draws millions of Japanese and international visitors. Its "Ceremony" event is an annual commemoration on the atomic bombing date. A large collection of monuments are presented in this park. Other popular city attractions are the Hijiyama Park, Shukkei-en (historic garden), Fudoin Temple, Mitaki-dera Temple.

The rebuilt Hiroshima Castle (aka Rijo, originally constructed in the 16 century as a feudal residence) houses a museum with artifacts from the country's Edo period (1603-1868 AD). Within the castle's walls is the Gokoku Shrine. The original shrine was destroyed in 1945 but was rebuilt in 1965 with donations from the citizens.

Hiroshima City cruise terminal

Hiroshima port's new cruise ship terminal is located an industrial area, approx 3 km (2 mi) from the city center. This ship docking wharf (named Ujina Foreign Trade Wharf) has length of 280 m (920 ft) and allows ships with max draft 10 m (33 ft). The dock is conveniently located near many popular tourist sites, including Itsukushima Shrine and Atomic Bomb Dome.

The cruise terminal has dedicated tourist info center where information and maps in foreign languages are provided. Other amenities and services available for passengers at the terminal include free Wi-Fi, currency exchange, shuttle buses, taxi rank.

The cruise terminal's second (newest and larger) wharf is named Itsukaichi Wharf (inaugurated in 2014). Its length is 430 m (1410 ft) and allows large-sized cruise ships with max draft 12 m (40 ft) and gross tonnage of around 100,000 GT.

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