One of Japan’s three best views; The island where gods live, awarded 3 stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan
This island, steeped in faith, is famous for its World Heritage Site, Itsukushima-jinja Shrine. The shrine’s 16 m tall O-Torii (enormous torii) is built on the sea bed and is one of Japan’s largest wooden torii, making it the symbol of Miyajima. The area also offers numerous other attractions such as the “Houmotsu-kan”, featuring National Treasures on display, the enormous “Senjokaku” (Hall of One Thousand Tatami Mats), the Miyajima Ropeway, and beautiful fall foliage.
- Miyajima Town, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture
- 5 min on foot from JR Miyajimaguchi Sta., and then 10 min by ferry
- Business Hours
- Ferry 6:25am (first departure) – 10:42pm (last departure) (Services available every 10 – 15 min from morning to evening)
- No closing days
- Ferry fare: General admission 180 yen one-way, 360 yen roundtrip (12 and over); children 90 yen one-way, 180 yen roundtrip (6 – 11 years old)