Miyajima Island

Miyajima Island, Japan

Travel Blogs from Miyajima Island

Miyajima Island Travel Blogs (9)
Some more climbing, Miyajima Island, Japan travel blog

Some more climbing

A travel blog entry by hils

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Today I took the train from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi and from there I took the boat across to Miyajima Island. There was a large shrine, the Itsukushima Shrine, which was in the water. When the tide is in it looks like the shrine is floating on the ...

temple island, Miyajima Island, Japan travel blog

temple island

A travel blog entry by jay29

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Miyajima took about an hour to get to from Hiroshima, via tram, train and boat.  It was a nice day trip but I had terrible timing, it turned out.  According to the tourist map of the island I received when I arrived, the island is one of Japans ...

Day Trip to Miyajima Island, Miyajima Island, Japan travel blog

Day Trip to Miyajima Island

A travel blog entry by lweinreich

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We took a short train ride and a boat ride to Miyajijma Island. I (Paul) jogged up to the highest peak on the island with an altitude of 538m over 2.5km. It took me 44 minutes and it was very steep and difficult. It was also a lot of fun. Lisa took ...

The Floating Torii, Miyajima Island, Japan travel blog

The Floating Torii

A travel blog entry by jjwong

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Miyajima island is where the famous Floating Torii (gate) is found. It is not actually floating but during high tide, it appears that it is floating. It is one of the biggest Torii I have seen. In ancient days, access to this island is forbidden except ...