Battleship, Parks and Temples Are Key on Kure Private Sightseeing Tours
Most famous for building the Japanese famous battleship ‘Yamato’ during the Second World War, Kure has much more to offer on any of the many amazing city sightseeing tours. There are a number of museums, but the most popular is the Yamato Museum which displays the complete history of the city of Kure going back to its origins and right up to modern day exhibits. At the Museum you will see a Mitsubishi Zero A6M fighter plane and a replica of the Yamato Battleship.
Across from Yamato Museum is The Whale of Iron Museum which is a real decommissioned submarine converted into a unique museum showing the history of the Maritime Self- Defence Force. If you want a break away from Naval history, there are amazing parks and sacred and religious historical sites to be explored on guided and sightseeing Kure tours.
Come nightfall and the buzz in the city is at its highest with all the street food vendors setting up and cooking their delicacies in anticipation of the hungry locals and curious tourists.
Top Things to See and Do in Kure
Enjoy the Fresh Air on Spectacular Mt Noro Hiking Tours
The best way to see the views of the city and surrounding landscape of Kure is by taking one of the hiking escorted tours on Mt. Noro. There are many trails to follow with beautiful native flora and fauna to admire along the way.
Another fascinating guided tour is the one where you visit the Sempuku Sake plant. Sake is a locally made rice wine which is sold everywhere in Japan, and this is Kure’s most famous product after the ships.
There are interesting and intriguing places and things to see and do when you visit the city of Kure on private guided tours.
Travel Tips for Kure
From March to June and from September to October are the best months to visit the city of Kure according to many travellers. This is when the temperatures are warm, and the chances of rain are less. Should you decide to visit during the winter months, you can avail of great offers, and Kure sightseeing and guided tours which are less crowded and cheaper. Avoid June and July due to the amount of rainfall and the high humidity.
The prices in the city of Kure are lower than many other cities in Japan, and you get great value for your money. Accommodation is cheaper, but there is not a very large amount of places to stay to choose from. Food is excellent value for money; the restaurants are cheap and delicious. The street food vendors food is even more affordable and just as delicious. Public transport costs are lower than the average prices in Japan.
From where the city of Kure is situated in Japan, it is an excellent place to visit on sightseeing tours or a place from which you can visit the other main cities like Hiroshima for example. It is cheaper to stay in Kure so check out what tours are available before booking your trip to Japan. No matter where you go in the world, beware of your surroundings and never walk alone at night in the dark.
There is a rather large amount of heavy rainfall in the city of Kure throughout the entire year with the most rain falling during the months of June and July. December being on average the driest and mildest month of the year. August is regarded as the hottest month of the year when temperatures are above 28 degrees Celsius on average. January on record is usually the coldest month with temperatures only reaching approximately 5 degrees Celsius.