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We took a short 10-minute ferry ride to Miyajima on a very hot day. There are two ferry companies that runs and JR pass will allow you to catch the JR ferry for free. We took many beautiful pictures as we approached the island. Once...More
Cannot say that there is recommended to stay over night due to much attractions.
No matter what time is the stunning view always catches my eye. It deserves the one of top 3 Japanese sceneries. I still miss it after leaving there.
The harbor is...More
To start with, we visited Japan in July 2018 and it was DEAD, we literally had the whole place to ourselves and really felt like we were the only tourists everywhere we went. My comments might not apply in high-season. I IMAGINE, in high-season, this...More
I'm completely stunned by these glowing reviews of Miyajima. There is very little to do on the island and not much scenic beauty to speak of. The shops pale in comparison to those in Kyoto and Tokyo. Trash and debris float in the polluted water...More
This island is easy to visit from Hiroshima on the train and then the JR ferry. It's honestly one of the best things we did in Japan (as is Hiroshima- loved it and wished we'd done more of the south of Japan). It has the...More
Little island in Hiroshima bay. If you have a J R Pass the train from Hiroshima and the ferry ride are included. There are deer on the island but not in the same numbers as Nara. It is not encouraged to feed or pat these...More
Beautiful shrine. Definitely worth going out there when the tide is low and again at night time when the light illuminate the shrine! If you are ti visit you should stay at Miyajima Guesthouse! Best cheap stay on the island :D
Taking the ferry over to Miyajima island is a treat in and of itself! We took a cab up to the cable car and went all the way to the top of the mountain via Cable car, then hiked all the way to the top...More
Hiroshima is a nice city but, for a tourist and beyond the historic side, it is a place near to Miyajima. The tori, submerged during high tide, is the cover of many touristic brochures all over the world and that's not all. The temple, not...More