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JR Nishinihon Miyajima Ferry

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Address: 1-11-5 Miyajimaguchi, Hatsukaichi 739-0411, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Good if you have a JR Pass

This was free/included with our JR Pass which ultimately is what decided us going to Miyajima for the morning. Very clean and quick.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bianca S
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was free/included with our JR Pass which ultimately is what decided us going to Miyajima for the morning. Very clean and quick.

Thank Bianca S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the JR ferry as I was using the JR rail pass for West Japan which covered the ferry. The ferries are just constantly going to and from the mainland to Miyajima, there's no need to plan a set time to cross. An extra advantage is that the JR ferry gives a commentary on the 'floating Toriri gate' /... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Especially if you have a JR pass, this is the way to go. Catch the JR Sanyo line to Miyajimaguchi, take a short walk to the JR ferry stop, and it's a 10 minute ferry ride across to Miyajima. Typical clean, efficient and lovely Japanese transport.

Thank Alex H
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It takes about ten minutes to ride to the Miyajima Island. The scenery is beautiful. You will see the oyster farms along the route. Oyster is very famous there.

Thank Paths2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Convenient, quick and easy to get to - also, cheap transportation. Great views of the island the tori from the boat.

Thank Kasia Z
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Since I have JR Pass holder, I use JR Miyajima Ferry (free). When you get off from Miyajimaguchi station simply walk towards the jetty and you will see 2 ferry stations. You will recognized the JR one as they put the banner "JR" pretty big in the front. The trip took about 10mins to reach Miyajima jetty. The ferry got... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

With advance planning, it was easy to figure out how to take the train to the site where one catches the ferry to Miyajima. This provides very good views of the floating tori of Itsukushima Shrine.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was a pretty basic ferry ride with views of the bay. I think the best views are from Miyajima itself, especially the top of the mountain.

Thank Danrzr
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is part of the JR system, so it's free for JR pass holders. The ride is quick, so get your camera ready. The ferry route is setup so that you get a very nice view of the Itsukushima shine and the floating torii on the way to the island.

Thank ivan h
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Easy access, it leaves from a jetty just across from a train station a few stops out of Hiroshima. Quick trip across the bay with plenty of seating. Fantastic views on your journey, with plenty of photo opportunities. If you have a JR pass then it is included in your fare.

Thank Randall K

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