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Good service

So easy to catch this bus. When we got out of the train station there were people helping you catch... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
via mobile
Free sightseeing bus

My husband and I stayed in Hiroshima for 3 days and used this bus multiple times. The bus is free... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

So easy to catch this bus. When we got out of the train station there were people helping you catch the right bus, depending on where you wanted to go. We didn’t get a day pass as we had the JR pass which was valid...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SGC60
Reviewed 5 November 2018

My husband and I stayed in Hiroshima for 3 days and used this bus multiple times. The bus is free with your JR pass. There are three routes to choose from and the bus driver photographs your pass each time you hop on the bus....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JulieB3333
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Used this buss to get us around Hiroshima and to and from the station and the main sights. If you have a JR pass the buss is free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The 400 Yen day pass is an inexpensive way around the sights of Hiroshima. Be prepared to wait for the buses. The routes may also not be the shortest way to get to destinations, so treat them as additional ways to see the city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank doublescore27
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It's nice of course to have this service available for free with the JR pass, although it has limitations. They start running at 9am, so don't count on it to take you to the station if you need to leave early. The three routes are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank KatiaenJohan
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I was very sceptical when my hotel told me that I could use the Meipuru-pu for free using my JR Pass but I can confirm it is totally true!!! The driver took a picture of our actual pass every-time we got on but that was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I wished I stayed longer in Hiroshima but I only stayed one day. I thought I could see it all- including the miyajima island but I was wrong. There is so much to see in Hiroshima and there’s a lot of Walking involved so I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jomama_Fosho
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was a very thought invoking experience. Nobody could have imagined the horror or the hardships this event triggered. Sure it helped stop a war but talk about the hammer of all creations. It also shows the fortitude and resilience of the human form. Well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fishforeva
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in Hiroshima for the first time, this is the best transportation around the city’s famous landmark. Its free if u have JR Pass. Its has 3 routes to choose from too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Muhammad J
Reviewed 18 June 2018

If you have a J.R rail pass you can use the bus routes around the city ,hop on hop off for free.Just show the driver your pass , there are 3 coloured routes to take ,or take them all if you have time around the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mickknap
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8 April 2018|
Response from Selsy | Reviewed this property |
You can start anywhere along the route, so it really depends on where you are staying. I got on at Hiroshima station. I also had a JR Pass which includes use of the Maipuru-pu bus. You can see more details about the routes... More