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Address: 3-1 Shinchi, Aki-gun, Fuchu-cho 730-8670, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-252-5050
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A must-see for the Mazda aficionado!

If you are going to Japan and are a Mazda aficionado then you have to plan a visit to Hiroshima and the Mazda factory. Where else will you be able to see the entire rotary engine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
James_the_wanderer
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you are going to Japan and are a Mazda aficionado then you have to plan a visit to Hiroshima and the Mazda factory. Where else will you be able to see the entire rotary engine family on display, from the 10A all the way to the Renesis engine used in the RX-8? Where else will you be able to... More 

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Ottawa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I reluctantly followed my spouse for the Mazda museum visit, as I'm far from a car enthusiast. I was actually pondering to let him go by himself while I was having fun elsewhere (or a good morning sleep, as the only English tour is at 10 am). Once at the Mazda headoffice (easily reachable by train from Hiroshima station), we... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We took the English speaking tour on a very wet Friday in Hiroshima, although we had booked it many months before. The booking process was easy via email, and they send a positive confirmation of your visit, make sure you let them know the names of who will be coming along so they are on the visitors register. Getting to... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was so fun! There is one English tour every day at 10am, and you need reservations (we made ours months in advance, but that's not necessary.) It's a couple stops away from Hiroshima Station. The tour was about an hour and a half. We spent about an hour (roughly, I didn't notice the exact times) on the historical cars... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Only 2 train stops outside Hiroshima and barely a few hundred metres walk from the train this is nice and easy to visit. It's also free :) As others mentioned, the English tour is at 10 and lasts 90 minutes. I wish it was longer - the time does fly...and I felt we were slightly rushed from area to area.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I and our two young daughters really enjoyed our trip to the Mazda factory. The museum is beautifully appointed and the tour of the factory itself was fascinating. It really gives you a greater appreciation of the precise nature of Japanese engineering. The scale of the Mazda site is mind blowing and you cannot grasp the enormity... More 

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Lima, Lima, Peru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I learned about this museum while I was planning my trip to Hiroshima. It is not far from the city and you can reach it by train departing from Hiroshima station. Please be aware that you have to send an e-mail a day before in advanced to separate a spot in their English-guided tour, since it is only given at... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a reservations-only tour of the main Mazda manufacturing and assembly complex just east of downtown Hiroshima, 2 stops from Hiroshima station to Mukainada then a short walk to the Mazda headquarters building. English tours start at 10 am and last 90 minutes. The lobby in main office has a display of some current Japanese spec Mazda cars and... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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288 reviews 288 reviews
112 attraction reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Since 1931 Mazda has been producing automobiles in Hiroshima. Born the Toyo Cork Kogyo company in 1920, and renamed to Mazda, the company’s main plant (it has 3 plants and 4 proving grounds in Japan and a further 15 sites worldwide producing a total of 1.26 million cars in the year to March 31, 2014 is here in Hiroshima. It’s... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A definite must see for avid car enthusiasts, but as interesting for someone lest enthusiast about cars. You get to see the conveyor belt where they manufacture the cars, it is very interesting to se the assemble real cars. Rotary engine displays and technical information can be skipped. The guide we had was very good and understood that we did... More 

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