Nihon-sankei Aki no MIyajima Tour guide The three most scenic spots in Japan

Aki no MIyajima

Mother sea islands of the Gods.WORLD HERITAGE

Miyajima was worshipped for a long time as a sacred area, many inn style houses from Edo period for prayers and travellers still remain today.
After touches of solemn temples and shrines, we can enjoy walking around these streets, or trees of untouched virgin forest in the mountain, that might be a real appearance of Miyajima.


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  • By car

    About 10 min. from Ono IC or Hatsukaichi IC

  • By Jetfoil

    About 22 min. from Hiroshima port
    About 45 min. from Motoyasubashi Pier.(World Heritage Sea Route)

  • Nearby station | By Tramway

    10 minutes by car from Oono IC or Hatsukaichi IC, and 10 minutes by ferry.
    5 minutes walk from JR Miyajima-guchi station and 10 minutes by ferry.
    1 minute walk from Hiroden Miyajima-guchi station and 10 minutes by ferry.

Mt. Misen

Miyajima was said as a sacred island, a short hiking will reach to the untouched primeval forest covering whole island.
There are 3 climbing courses: Daigen, Daisho-in, and Momiji-dani to Misen, the highest mountain in Miyajima, that is another popular activity leading to the top of excellent observatory showing many beautiful islands.