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Miyajima

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Scenic site that includes the Itsukushima Shrine, Otorii Gate and visit to Mt. Misen.
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Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 829-44-2011
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Miyajima is a beautiful island. Temples, pagodas, Torii Gate is smaller than expected but still great for a photo. Ropeway (1200 yen return) was ok but visibility on the day we visited was low. Can continue a walk up the mountain at end of rope...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Miyajima is a beautiful island filled with places to explore. With a JR railroads you can get a train and ferry included. I’d recommend spending the entire day host if you want to hike the mountain. The hike was fun but long so we trammed...More

Thank Daylebag
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must must visit. The most beautiful place I have ever been to. There are wild deer all around the island and an incredible shrine over the sea. Amazing food street as well with a great cocktail place too. Ferry from Hiroshima was very easy...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This isle is a few minutes from Hiroshima, we came here using the JR ferry. The isle is something different than the major part of the Japan we visited in our trip. Here there are some wonderful panoramas, parks and many other interesting activities, including...More

Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 1 week ago

Miyajima is one of Japan's "Three Great Sceneries". I have been to all 3 and I must say this ties with Amanohashidate. It's my second time visiting Miyajima. The last round I came it was low tide and I could walk out to the torii...More

1  Thank neminskii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hiroshima is obviously a must do when visiting Japan but so many tourists visit the Aromic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial and leave straight away. I'd recommend staying a few days more and explore the island of Miyajima. Beautiful island, great views over the surrounding...More

1  Thank SvenMl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is utterly magical - we did a day trip to here and Hiroshima and I wish we had had a couple of days just here to explore everything and do everything or a tleast a full day. Next time I come I am...More

1  Thank Leila R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a trip if you are in Hiroshima, used our JR rail pass for a free day out, train to Miyajima-Gucci takes about 30 minutes, 4 per hour. A short walk to the JR ferry 4 per hour, takes you past the famous Torii...More

2  Thank daveashuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trip date: 28 Aug 2018 There are several options to get there from Hiroshima: 1. Purchase a streetcar pass (600 yen for 1 day or 180 yen for single trip) and take it to Miyajima (about an hour and a half) 2. Purchase a streetcar...More

6  Thank MaxYourLife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always seen my friends post pictures of the island and finally make my own visit to this stunning island. Be prepared to walk a lot if you intend to see more. My visit was to see the Torii gate which i was not disappointed. Do...More

Thank Stephen P
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VeraWan
9 July 2018|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
We visited on July 6 and the trains and train delays had the greatest impact on our trip there. Miyajima itself and the ferries had limited impact.
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Kevin Y
18 June 2018|
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Response from MilindPnq | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kevin, I would suggest less than half day would be sufficient, please check weather forecast as if it’s raining then other than lunch you may not able to spend time on Miyajima Island
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LisaS10713
4 June 2018|
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Response from gellis1112 | Reviewed this property |
Miyajima was great. I too have problems with both knees, bout managed the final walk to the top. Take your time!
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