During a trip, people tend to go to famous places. In Hiroshima case, peace park and Miyajima. But, these are not enough to know the real Hiroshima. There are so many spots where we can talk about stories of peace, special sceneries and friendly nice local people in Hiroshima! Are you satisfied with only the guidebook information? Sokoiko! will be the best way to explore the real Hiroshima you have never knew! Let’s get going on cycling together to find new Hiroshima with your eyes and feel this city deeply!
Sokoiko! prioritize the originality for each guest’s route. We use comfortable e- bicycle and our route is flexible for guest’s interests and local special
Sokoiko! guides are your friends! Let’s enjoy talking and ask anything as hiroshima friends!
This city is full of experiences! Orizuru (paper cranes), kendama and so on! You can cook local soul food “okonomiyaki “ for lunch at okonomiyaki restaurant! Sokoiko! provides various activities cooperating with local people. Please check the options page for detail information.
Go around Hiroshima's atomic bomb heritages by bicycle with a local guide
There are lots of atomic bomb heritages in the suburbs of Hiroshima, other than the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Each of them has its own unique story. Going around and looking at those relics, the guide will tell you about the destructive power of the atomic bomb and the situation of the damage in those days. You will realize how once-destroyed Hiroshima has vigorously revived to be a city abundant in green in over 70 years from the end of the war. Experience the real Hiroshima at first hand with local staff born and raised in Hiroshima, something which you cannot learn from only books and pictures.
A custom-made cycling tour in Hiroshima
Locals will guide you to the best places!
This is a completely custom-made tour in Hiroshima where you'll be accompanied by a very entertaining guide. Please enjoy this premium local tour of which the
people of Hiroshima are confident about, with the hidden spots that only locals in Hiroshima know and secret spots which can only be reached by bicycle.
Hiroshima Night Cycling
Experience the native cross-cultural exchange with local residents
With six beautiful rivers flowing through it, Hiroshima city is called 'The City of Water'; even the city center is set in a rich natural land next to the sea and mountains. This is a special
cycling course where you can fully enjoy the Hiroshima of the evening starting with the World Heritage site of the Atomic Bomb Dome which symbolizes the city of peace and where you can see the
spots that light up. It's OK if you want to take a detour to go to a place that caught your attention on the way! The best part is that you can enjoy interacting with local people on this cycling
trip along with English-speaking staff.
After cycling, visit Hiroshima's selected fascinating and local restaurants and bars in the Yokogawa Shopping arcade which you cannot find in guidebooks. The shops include a popular tavern that uses beer crates as chairs, a liquor shop that offers a wide variety of Japanese sake, and more. Through interacting with Hiroshima locals who are outgoing, friendly and enjoy a good time, guests can experience Hiroshima as both a historical city of peace as well as a charming modern city.
■Planner/Administrator (企画 / 運営）
#102 6-3-25 Yaga,Higashi-ku,Hiroshima,732-0042,JAPAN
Responsible party : Satoshi Ishitobi
■Administrator(Etajima sokoiko!) (江田島sokoiko! 運営）
Etajima City Tourism Association
1-3-10 Chuo, Etajima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan.
■Administrator(Tokyo sokoiko) (東京sokoiko! 運営）
Studio1 KFC Bldg. 1-6-1 Yokoami,Sumida,Tokyo,130-0015,JAPAN
Responsible party：Shinichirou Akamatsu