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Miyajima Destination Guide

Explore Miyajima in Japan.

Miyajima in the region of Hiroshima with it's 2,018 inhabitants is located in Japan - some 428 mi (or 688 km) West of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Miyajima is now 02:18 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daegu, Busan, Yamaguchi, Umehara, Otake or Matsuyama. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Itsukushima Shinto Shrine in Miyajima

01:39 min ( November 19, 2012 by tabetainjyaa)
Views: 131 - Rating: 5/5

Itsukushima was the lead ship in the Matsushima-class of protected cruisers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Like her sister ships, (Matsushima and Hashidate) the name Itsukushima comes from one of the ...

The Floating Torii Jjwong's photos aroun...

01:29 min ( December 05, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 210 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Jjwong's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...


From Himeji Castle to Picturesque Miyaji...

02:20 min ( December 08, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 110 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Kylie-san's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...

Biscotti a Miyajima

00:15 min ( November 10, 2009 by Dario Venturini)
Views: 161 - Rating: 0/5

Abbiamo ripreso questo tizio (ce n'era uno in ogni negozio) che sfornava biscotti a velocità smodate. I biscotti sono quelli tipici dell'area di Hiroshima, a forma di foglia di acero e con vari ripie...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Miyajima during the next days.

29
May
2019

Nihonshu Sansan Downtown Sake Festival

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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12
Oct
2019

Onomichi Akari Matsuri

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima), best known for its famous "floating" torii gate. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan. The shrine complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Japanese government has designated several buildings and possessions as National Treasures.

More reading: Itsukushima Shrine homepage
Located at 34.3, 132.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1160s architecture, 16th-century architecture, Gates in Japan, National Treasures of Japan, Shinto shrines in Hiroshima Prefecture, Visitor attractions in Hiroshima Prefecture, World Heritage Sites in Japan

Hiroden-miyajima-guchi Station

Hiroden-miyajima-guchi Station is a terminal station on the Hiroden Miyajima Line located in Miyajima-guchi, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.3, 132.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Hiroden Miyajima Line stations, Railway stations opened in 1931

Daishō-in (Miyajima)

is a historic Japanese temple on Mt. Misen, the holy mountain on the island of Itsukushima, off the coast of Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan. It is the 14th temple in the Chūgoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage and famous for the maple trees and their autumn colors. It is also called "Suishō-ji" . Including Mt. Misen, Daishō-in is within the World Heritage Area of Itsukushima Shrine. In this temple there is a flame which is said to have been burning since its foundation, for more than 1200 years.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.3, 132.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Hiroshima Prefecture

Itsukushima

is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay. It is popularly known as Miyajima, the Shrine Island. The island is one of Hayashi Razan's Three Views of Japan. Itsukushima is part of the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture. The island was the town of Miyajima before the 2005 merger with Hatsukaichi. Itsukushima is famous for the Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.3, 132.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Hiroshima Prefecture, Islands of Japan, Special Places of Scenic Beauty, Visitor attractions in Hiroshima Prefecture

Saeki-ku, Hiroshima

Saeki-ku, Hiroshima is one of the eight wards of the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The Hiroshima Branch of the Japan Mint is located here. The ward added the former town of Yuki from Saeki District on April 25, 2005.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.3, 132.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Wards of Hiroshima