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Address: Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Scenic site that includes the Itsukushima Shrine, Otorii Gate and visit to...

Scenic site that includes the Itsukushima Shrine, Otorii Gate and visit to Mt. Misen.

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A beautiful island not to be missed!

This is a beautiful island not to be missed when you are in Hiroshima. You can take JR train & change to JR Ferry to the island easily. There's warning to be careful of those... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful island not to be missed when you are in Hiroshima. You can take JR train & change to JR Ferry to the island easily. There's warning to be careful of those roaming deers as they will try to snatch your food or even paper that you are holding on to. There are numerous shines (temples) on... More 

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Kitanakagusuku-son, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Following Trip Advisor, I took the JR rapid train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi then the JR ferry to Miyajima. I stayed on the right side of the ferry and was able to see the torii gate when sailing in. The round trip train/ferry fare was ¥1180. There's a lot to see when you're walking around: people, deer, food preparations. I... More 

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see place. It is worth the effort to get there. Do not take the tram #2 to the Miyajima ferry it took over an hour. Instead take the JR rail to the ferry port, about 20 minutes and then a ferry, there are several that leave often for the 10 minute ride. Once there the island... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great day trip from Hiroshima. We took the train then the ferry across and spent a few hours walking around the island. We visited at low tide so were able to walk around the base of the tori gate, but if you visit at high tide you'll see it floating. Watch out for the deer that love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there late in the afternoon, so it wasn't so packed with other tourists. The light disappearing over the island is very beautiful, nu do make it to the shrine before they close at 6 pm. JR Rail Pass covers both train from Hiroshima and the ferry.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If visiting Japan for the first time I would highly recommend setting aside a day to come visit Miyajima Island. It's probably easiest to visit here while staying in Hiroshima, however on our trip we never stayed there and instead used one of the days we were staying in Osaka to come visit. With the bullet train the trip here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing island located within the Hiroshima prefecture that houses the well-known Itsukushima shine, a UNESCO world heritage. Access to the island is via the ferry service operated by JR. From the main island, you need to first get to Miyajima ferry pier which is located closer to the Miyajimaguchi station. The ferry ride will cost 180 Yen per trip. There... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience, arrive early morning on the fairy. Go directly to the ropeway (sky tram) first and go up the mountain before the lines get to long. Good experience, great views, need to not get winded easily to get up to the top of the mountain.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely island, reached by a short ferry journey, perfect for a day trip. Try to time your visit with the high tide as this is when the shrine built out at sea can be seen at its best. The other lovely attraction of the island are the masses of tame deer that great you in increasing numbers... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short ferry ride from Hioshima, this island if temples is a great place to visit. The O-Torri gate is spectacular, the many temples are well worth visiting, and the view from Mt Misen breath-taking. If you are planning a trip to Japan, do not miss it! A great place to stay is Miyajima Guest House Mikuniya is wonderful.... More 

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