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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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Worth taking a day trip

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... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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 3 days ago NEW 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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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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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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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little underwhelmed by the famous tori and the Shinto temple. Maybe it was because the tide was out and instead of seeing the complex floating on the sea I saw it stuck in the mud. As with any Shinto shrine there's not much to see apart from the outsides of buildings. What is worth the trip is... More 

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Berne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its very much worth spending at least one night on the island, so that you can also enjoy it in the morning before the many day visitors come, and in the evening after they have left. Its so much more peaceful then. The island is very beautiful and has been a major highlight on my trip to Japan so far.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see why Miyajima is one of the most popular spots to visit in Japan!!!!! If you like Temples and Shrines, Oysters, Manju, Deer, or Traditional Architecture, you'll love Miyajima!!!!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the JR ferry if you haven't pre booked as it sails close to the huge Tori gate in the water. The other ferry just goes straight across. The cable car is one of the most popular attractions. It only opens March to Oct, we were there Feb 28th :-( Lots of shops/stalls but not cheap. Local deer are very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy trip from Hiroshima and well worth it! Such a beautiful island! Floating Torii gate, cheeky deer that will steal your food, gorgeous park to explore. Unfortunately the rope way was closed when we were there and it was too late in the day to climb the mountain but this would have been fantastic. I would love to have stayed... More 

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