A neighbourhood in Miyajima
Highlights around Central Miyajima
A World Heritage listed shrine with over 1400 years of history which appears to float on the calm waters around Miyajima.
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Local history museum set in a 160 year old merchant house, detailing the history of the island and local life.
One of the best known views of Japan, the 16.8m high Shinto torii gate appears to float on the water at high tide.
Scenic ropeway from Momijidani Park up part of Mt. Misen to the Shishi-iwa Observatory.
Lovely park with over 200 maple trees and various walking trails. Beautiful in any season, and one of the most famous autumn colour spots in Japan.
Not to be confused with the Omotesando Shopping Street in Tokyo, this busy main street in Miyajima is full of souvenir stores and restaurants.
Also known as Hokoku Shrine, a wide open hall and pagoda overlooking central Miyajima and Itsukushima Shrine.