Experience Hiroshima And Setouchi By Winning A Pair Of Tickets With SilkAir

A wonderful adventure awaits you

Where exactly is Hiroshima, you may ask? A historical city located in Japan's Honshu Island— it was largely destroyed in the Second World War by an atomic bomb. Ever since then, Hiroshima has picked itself up and modernized into the blossoming popular tourist destination that it is today.

In this article, we'll be introducing the different things to do in the upcoming spring and summer seasons in this beautiful area.

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2. Shimanami Kaido

For cycling enthusiasts or those who want to get active during their visit to Hiroshima, the Shimanami Kaido Cycling Course—the route connecting between Onomichi and Shikoku region, is one of the must-do activities when visiting Hiroshima! Chosen by CNN as one of the 7 best bike routes in the world—the entire 70-km course has a dedicated cycling route, keeping cyclists away from the traffic and close to the beautiful scenery of the Seto Inland Sea. Choose to customize your route by either completing small sections at a time and returning to Onomichi on a boat or a bus, or go all out to finish the entire course.

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With all this information in hand, you must be thinking: "How do I get to Hiroshima from Singapore?" 

You’ll be glad to find out that the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, flies to Hiroshima three times a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. During the period from now till 24 Feb 2019, SilkAir will be flying two times a week on Mondays and Thursdays only. Book your flight from $528.00* and learn more about Hiroshima.

*Price at the time of publication

How about getting around Hiroshima? 

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The Setouchi region is home to one of the largest inland seas in Japan, surrounded by 3 main islands, including Honshu Island, which westernmost area is also part beautiful rural Chugoku region. It has also been chosen by the New York Times as one of the “52 Places to Go in 2019”.

Credit: West Japan Railway Company

Hiroshima Prefecture is located in both the Setouchi region and Chugoku region –making it easy to travel between both regions. With a JR Setouchi Area Pass, travelling along the Sanyo Coast
to Hiroshima, Onomichi, and more; is made so much more convenient.

With a JR Setouchi Area Pass, you can also take the high-speed boat to the Seto Inland Sea.

Stand To Win 1) A Pair Of Tickets by SilkAir and 2) JR Setouchi Area Passes by JR-WEST!


Step 1. Like our Facebook page and Visit Hiroshima.

Step 2. Share this giveaway by clicking the ‘SHARE’ button below, and tag 3 of your friends

Step 3. Fill up the form here: bit.ly/hiroshimasilkair

Only 1 entry is accepted per person. Closing date: 24 February

Please check our Promotional & Contest Rules for details. Good Luck!

Update: Winner announcement

Here is the winner for our  1) A Pair Of Tickets by SilkAir and 2) JR Setouchi Area Passes by JR-WEST giveaway! Congratulations!

Si Hui SXXXX926B
Jasper Sng Hai Guan SXXXX556E

The winners will be contacted by email regarding collection details.

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