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Miyajima

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Open Now: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Island off hiroshima. JR rail pass covers the train and ferry to the island. We missed the famous red shrine in the water as it was covered in scaffold for repairs. Several temples to visit, try the huge oysters (2 for 500y ), take the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite simply a must do in Japan. I went there 5 years ago and thought a second visit may not reward me as it it did on the first visit. But I was wrong, it was just as good second time around. Take the JR...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank CantyTraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Don’t rush - catch the street car from Hiroshima and then the ferry across to the island. The main part of town was very busy with tourists but there are enough side streets and wonderful temples and shrines dotted around the island. We spent the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank TheRealLeanne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a train from Hiroshima Station to Miyajimaguchi and a short ferry ride to the Itsukushima Shrine and Red Torii gate. Plenty of Shrines and temples to visit, a maple tree park and even a small aquarium. Definitely worth a day's visit. Can start or...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mengyau
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are tolerant of crowds, this is a very pretty setting, with numerous shrines to visit. Waterfront walk is scenic, however just behind it is a maze of commercialization, cheap souvenirs, and tourists. For us, The crammed train ride followed by a crammed boat...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Ted A
Reviewed 1 week ago

People travel from all over the world to see this Torii and it will be under renovation for two years. The island is still packed with people looking for things to do. Shops are open for business with many overcharging for their goods. I still...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Miyajima Island famous for Floating Torii Gate which is become tourism icon of Miyajima and Hiroshima Prefecture. Unfortunately when I got there the sea water was receding. However I was lucky to be able to walk near the Torii Gate. It was clearly that this...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ranijapantraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

its a short distance from Hiroshima, it is a must visit if you are in Hiroshima area, take a train to miyajimaguchi, then take a ferry to Miyajima island, famous for the floating Tori gate, Itsukushima Shrine , unfortunately during that time of my visit,...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank 19willyt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a shame Miyajima has turned into one long string of tourists shops. The Miyajima advertised no longer exists. Very distressing cat and owl forests further reinforce this - might be worth a morning visit but overall very disappointing

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank PerthSurfdog1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a short train and ferry ride will get you to Miyajima. Famous for the floating tori gate, Isukushima Shrine, Daisho-n Temple and the many traditional Japanese buildings. Watch out for the many deer as they will grab things out of your hands ( my...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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alissazy
October 1, 2019|
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Response from autom8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - sorry for delayed response; just noticed this question now. There are lots of things to see and do on Miyajima. Just Google 'Miyajima tourist map" and you'll see a host of useful links. There are many interesting shops... More
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porkypig2018
August 5, 2019|
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Response from eri s | Reviewed this property |
I was there Yesterday And it's still covered.
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LORIMOMOF3
July 20, 2019|
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Response from NeilH532 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in June 2019 and did not experience either bees or snakes. Lots of deer and hot weather.
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