Miyajima, Hatsukaichi

4.8
#1 of 2,771 in Nature in Japan
Take a ferry ride to Miyajima, a scenic island off the coast of Hiroshima known for its Shinto shrine with a traditional torii gate. Stroll along the waterfront promenade, visit the famous shrine, or wander the island's parks and forests, home to wild deer and freely roaming monkeys. The seafront and the surroundings offer many souvenir shops, cafes, and restaurants, but if you're feeling up to something a bit more exciting, you can climb Mount Misen, the highest point on the island known for its rewarding panoramic views. Put Miyajima on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Hatsukaichi tour itinerary builder .
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  • Glad I had a friend able to drive from the city to the Ferry. It's great early in the morning! No crowds, and the tide was low so we were able to walk out to the Torii Gate. There is a giant white, wh...  more »
  • We decided to spend Valentine’s day in Hiroshima to eat the succulent oysters in Miyajima. We were not disappointed! Miyajima seemed like a sleepy, quiet town but oysters here are king.  more »
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