Hiking is the one on of the best way to enjoy this small beautiful island all-round the year. Walking in the primitive forest getting the spiritual power of the island makes you relax as well as excited. You can command the beautiful site of the Seto Inland Sea dotting with big and small islands from the top of Mt.Misen.
Since you can use the cable car from the foot to near the top of the mountain, you can enjoy hiking without difficulty. Let’s enjoy the nature of the World Heritage Site.
Ferry Port----Momijidani Park-----Cable car---Shishiiw station----(40min)-----Mt.Misen-------(2 hours on foot)----Daishoin temple---Itsukushima shrine------five story Pagoda------Senjokaku--------shopping street----Ferry Port.
Duration 8 hours
Tansportation JR train / ferry / tram / ropeways
Max number 6 people
Guide Fee 30000 JPY
Route Hiroshima World Heritage: Itsukushima Shrine (1 day)
Airport/Sta. (Arrival/Departure) Matsuyama Airport / Matsuyama Airport
about 63.1kmGoogle Transit
SightseeeWorld Heritage: Itsukushima Shrine
This shrine, located on an island of the Seto Inland Sea, is worldly famous for its 'floating' view on the sea. The 10-minute ferry from Miyajima-guchi Station takes you to the island, and you will...X65
This shrine, located on an island of the Seto Inland Sea, is worldly famous for its 'floating' view on the sea. The 10-minute ferry from Miyajima-guchi Station takes you to the island, and you will be greeted by numerous roaming deer. The long approach is studded with food stalls with inviting local treats such as fried fishcake (satsuma-age), roasted oyster and maple-shaped sweet bun (momiji-manju).
As you walk through a main hall and a noh theater stage, you will come to the spot where you can get a great view of 16m-high vermilion gate standing in the sea. You must, however, check out the tide of the day in advance. At high tide, it is time to appreciate the floating view of the shrine or enjoy a cruise going through the gate. At low tide, you can probably walk towards the gate and even touch it.
If you have enough time, stroll 10 minutes to the ropeway that will take you to the upper part of Mount Misen (535m) offering a sweeping view of the sea. Another highlight is a night cruise to see an enchanting illumination of the shrine.
Miyajima is one of the World Heritage Sites in Japan and the popular tourists destination. Located off the coast of Hiroshima, the serene beauty of the island is an essential spot.
You will walk around the island including Great Red Torii Gate, Itsukushima Shrine, Daishoin Temple, and so on.
You enjoy the trip all year round.
Spring --You can enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms.
Summer --Fireworks displays and summer festivals are held. Canoe and cycling on the island are enjoyable.
Fall -- The island are covered with vivid autumnal leaves. Especially Momijidani Park is splendid.
Winter--Oysters are in season!!
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about 63kmGoogle Transit