【Hiroshima・City】Visit Ukiyo-e Paintings and Secondhand Kimono Shops

【Hiroshima・City】Visit Ukiyo-e Paintings and Secondhand Kimono Shops

Plan ID: 20872
Provided by:​ ​​ ​ネットマーケットジャパンコーポレーション株式会社

Price list

6,100Yen ~ (tax included)

2 to 3 people · Fee per participant
Hiroshima / Hiroshima and Miyajima
観光ツアー・ガイドツアー / Guided tour
  • Hand-held OK
  • Operation available - rain or shine
  • Time required
    1-2 hours 2-3 hours
  • Participating age
    Age 13 ~
  • Number of people who can book
    2 to 10 people
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Description of plan

This is a "enjoy watching" tour which introduces stores of Japanese traditional ukiyo-e artprints
and secondhand kimonos.

Owners of these long-established stores will deliver a lecture about ukiyo-e prints
and kimonos so you can better understand and if interested you may buy gifts there.
※ English interpreter included.

Ukiyo-e prints and antiques

At the antique art store "Japanese Gallery" you can see
various woodblock prints and paintings of such subjects as female beauties, kabuki actors and samurai warriors,​ ​
travel scenes and landscapes and also modern-style paintings.
We have a large selection of original woodblock prints and ukiyo-e paintings of reprinted edition.

You can see the artworks of these authors below:
The Edo period: Utamaro, Sharaku, Hiroshige, Hokusai
The Meiji period: Kiyochika, Yoshitoshi, Toyohara Kunichika, Chikanobu
The Taisho / the Showa period: Hasui Kawase, Hiroshi Yoshida

Secondhand shop of various Japanese kimonos​ ​

You can see a huge collection of kimonos at "Esperance".

Wedding kimono "Uchikake"
"Furisode" kimono for unmarried women.
"Homongi" kimono with flowing patterns designed mainly for married women.
"Shichigosan" kimono for celebrations of children's growth.

And obi-belts are very essential in wearing kimonos.

We offer obi-belts with elegant designs and subtle patterns which represent a "Japanese harmony and beauty".

You may try on any kimono you like even if you have no purchase intentions.

Tour Steps​ ​

① Assemble
② Transfer to antiquities shop (Ukiyo-e prints) (about 10 minutes) * Taxi service
③ See ukiyo-e and various prints. Feel free to ask questions.
④ Transfer to the used kimono store. (about 10 minutes) * Taxi service
⑤ Enjoy looking and trying on kimonos and obi-belts. Feel free to ask questions.
⑥ Commemorative photography
⑦ Tour ends


Minimum number of people 2 people
Number of people who can book 2 to 10 people
Schedule Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
Start time Please enter your preferred time upon booking. (10: 00-15: 00)
Reservation deadline Before 3 days

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Assemble point

1 Nakajima-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima Prefecture 730-0811
In front of the Children's Peace Monument inside the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

How to reach by car

From JR Hiroshima Station 15 minutes by taxi.

How to reach by train

HiroDen 2, 3, 6 ⇒ a 5-minute walk from "A-Bomb Dome"


JR Hiroshima Station South Exit Bus Stop №3​ ​
Hiroshima Bus No. 24 (Yoshima) Line "Yoshima Sales Office" or "Yoshima Hospital" Line ⇒ Get off at Peace Memorial Park


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About price

Basic charge

2 to 3 people · per participant 6,100yen Target age: 13 and over ~
4 to 10 people · per participant 4,650yen
Japanese only · No interpreter / person ※ Please apply in 2 ~ 10 people. 3,140yen

※Prices including all taxes.
※ This is the basic charge.
* Prices may vary depending on the schedule, so please see the price list displayed after selecting the date.

Included in price Guide fee, insurance fee, souvenir, consumption tax
Not included in the price Taxi fee necessary to transfer between stores (Please prepare about 1,000 yen per person.)

About payment / cancellation

About payment Cash payment on the tour day or advance credit card payment.
Payment method The ways assigned by operators.
Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law Indication on Specified Commercial Transactions Law
About cancellation fee The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below.
One day before: 50%
On the day: 100%
The cancellation without prior notice: 100%

Advance preparation

Clothings and must-bring items No special requirements.
About rental items No special requirements.

Facility information

Changing room Restroom shower
Parking Lot Locker


Matters require attention This is a guided tour which introduces ukiyo-e paintings, woodblock prints, kimono and obi-belts. You are not obliged to purchase them.​ ​​ ​
Usually we visit 2 shops, but you may choose one instead of two. (Please, inform us upon booking.)​ ​
You will be presented an origami crane for joining the tour.
Other notices ~ Store visited by tour ~
1-5-1 Fukushima-cho, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0024
Antiquities & Ukiyo-e print shop "Japanese Gallery"
The only store in Hiroshima which has two sister stores in London and a member of Japan Ukiyo-e Trade Association.

Price range of Ukiyo-e
7,000 yen ~ 200,000 yen

17-7 Mitakimachi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0005
Used kimono shop "Esperance"
※ Even a wholesale dealers from Kyoto come to buy to this shop for its reputation of selling a high quality goods for low prices.

Price range of kimonos​ ​
Silk kimono: 5,000 yen ~ 40,000 yen
Polyester kimono: 1,000~3,000 yen
Obi-belt: 3,000 yen ~ 15,000 yen




  • Time required
    1-2 hours 2-3 hours
  • Participating age
    Age 13 ~
  • Number of people who can book
    2 to 10 people

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