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Miyajima

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Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-2011
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Scenic site that includes the Itsukushima Shrine, Otorii Gate and visit to Mt. Misen.
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  • Average2%
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“day trip” (248 reviews)
“beautiful island” (139 reviews)
“oysters” (186 reviews)
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Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
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"day trip"
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"beautiful island"
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"oysters"
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"itsukushima shrine"
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"tori gate"
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"hiroshima station"
in 89 reviews
"deer roaming"
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"one night"
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"peace park"
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"bullet train"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The temple island is just a short train ride from Hiroshima. It's definitley worth it. The ferry ride is included in the train ticket. The island itself is free and there's lots of buildings, shrines and gates to explore. Of course there's the mandatory orange/red...More

Thank Vieltraveller
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the ferry over with a car, we have two dogs so keep in mind that you can bring pets with you if they stay in the vehicle while on the ferry. Tickets were around 3500 yen return for two people including the car. After...More

Thank Ali N
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great day out, particularly on a clear sunny day. There is a walk you can do to the summit or take the rope way if it’s running (it wasn’t when we were there due to high winds). I would recommend going on an early ferry...More

Thank Dan33_17
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island is so breathtakingly beautiful and surprisingly easy to get to. We had the JR pass, so took the train to the ferry terminal, and from there it was just a 10 minute ferry ride to the island. It was absolutely freezing, and we...More

Thank JenPeyt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short train ride from the city, this is an absolute must if visiting the area. A shirt walk from Miyajima station and you are at the ferry port where for a few hundred yen you can get a return ticket. The ferry ride is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miyajima was my favorite part of visiting Japan. It was never crowded and the walk around the island was relaxing. Yes there are deer and you have to watch out for the deer pellets but the people there really try to keep it to a...More

Thank trvlbg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I almost don't want to give a review of this location because it is so wonderful, I want to keep it a somewhat hidden treasure! This place is magical from the tame deer greeting you upon arrival and the stunning red gate in the middle...More

1  Thank devivo9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night on this Island and enjoyed It thoroughly. Its very quiet at night which provides a surreal contrast compared to the day time. The Torii and shrine are illuminated until 11pm and taking a walk around then sitting by the waterfront was...More

Thank CraigLeeR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my mate visited Miyajima Island back in September 2009, we stayed in Hiroshima and took a 30 minute train over. Lovely historic island, a ferry ride across from the mainland and the floating Tori is great for a photograph. The Itsukushima shrine along...More

Thank returnofthemak77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Hiroshima consider going to Miyajima Island for a day or two.The island is easily accessible. (A 30 minute train ride from Hiroshima, and a 10 minute ferry ride from the train station -- the ferry runs every 15 minutes). The Island...More

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Anna B
28 May 2017|
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Response from Gazinhx4 | Reviewed this property |
we stayed in RIHGA royal hotel which is a 20 min walk from the Shinkansen station in Hiroshima but only 5 mins from the peace park and dome. the train down to Miyajima is about 30 mins and coming out from the station follow... More
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Melissa H
27 April 2017|
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Response from Jonathan A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Melissa, I strongly suggest making the day trip to Miyajima Island. The island is suited for larger groups as it is small and the routes to the various destinations are clear and easy to traverse. One consideration... More
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Clement K
5 December 2016|
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Response from Silvino P | Reviewed this property |
Just show them the JR pass. The ferry itself is inexpensive so they don't make it a big issue to obtain tickets especially since you have a JR pass..
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