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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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Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
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We visited Miyajima as a day trip from Hiroshima. We took the JR Sanyo Line to Miyajimaguchi Station which took 25 mins and covered by the JR Pass. From there we took the JR Ferry also covered by JR Pass. There are two ferries so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in Hiroshima, it is only logical to allot time to visit Miyajima which I did with the children while the wife went to visit her hair dresser. The children enjoy the visit, taking the cable car ride, having double serving of oysters....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AhKwang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When factoring in a visit make sure you give yourself a minimum of 3 hours to visit the area. From seeing the Tori,temple,aquarium and many different shops it’s definitely worth it. There are deer throughout the island which don’t seemed fazed by the tourists. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amboucher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this island in January and had only booked a rickshaw ride ... but there was so much more. Ended up going up in a cable car and walking the 535 metres back down from Mt Misen.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the ferry approaches Miyajima Island, the great floating Torii comes into sight...and what a beautiful sight it is! Totally loved our visit to this little island filled with history and beauty - the natural scenery and architecture together creates such an amazing blend of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank YChan2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fabulous place to visit. The ferry ride from Hiroshima was an easy way to get to and from the island (it reminded me of the ferry ride from Naples to Capri). The sky rope allows you to access the highest point of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island is worth the visit. There is a lot of temples to see. There is some shopping and deer are all around. This could really be an all day trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pleasure of a visit to the island begins with the short, but scenic 10-minutes ferry ride from the mainland. When I say a visit to Miyajima provides many pleasures, I mean cultural, religious (for some people), scenic, enjoyment of the "wild" deer on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank NahanniRafter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Miyajima is an island next to Hiroshima. You can get there using the ferry, and if you have a JR Pass you can use the JR ferry and get there for free. The island is small yet magical: small allies and nature tracks you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ndakwar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to visit - even overnight. Very busy over holiday period, still able to wander, pat the tame deer, do the ropeway and quick walk. Missed the top most hill!

Date of experience: January 2019
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VeraWan
July 9, 2018|
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Response from stevehB3641ZN | 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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KazEkoV
June 18, 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
June 3, 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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