Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center (Miyajiman Workshop)

Experience the traditional culture and specialties of Miyajima

Itsukushima Shrine

The island of Itsukushima (also called Miyajima) is known as one of the three most scenic spots in Japan. Itsukushima shrine, an invaluable location,...

Houkoku Shrine (Senjokaku)

The shrine is alternately named Senjokaku. Hideyoshi Toyotomi had the shrine built in honor of fallen soldiers, but since his own death, it has been l...

Miyajima History and Folklore Museum

The museum is a cultural facility featuring about 1000 exhibits starting with Taira-no-Kiyomori who built Itsukishima Shrine, then going into the orig...

Miyajima Omotesando Arcade

A shopping street where you can enjoy traditional Miyajima craftsmanship and the famous Hiroshima specialties of oysters and momiji manjuu (maple buns...

Machiya Street

Machiya Street is a quiet yet popular street located behind Miyajima Omotesando Arcade. Retro modern cafés and galleries line the street which is also...

Daigan-ji Temple

Just a minute’s walk from the exit of Itsukishima Shrine, the temple is famous nationwide for its enshrinement of one of the 3 Great Benzaiten in Japa...

Itsukushima (Miyajima)

Commonly known as Miyajima, it is also known as one of the Three Views of Japan. The island has a history of over 1400 years which includes the World...

Momijidani Park

A famed area for the changing leaves of autumn. The 700 maple trees show their colors at once between the middle and end of November. But it’s not jus...

Kiyomori Shrine and Nishi-Matsubara

Kiyomori Shrine was built in 1954 in commemoration of the 770th anniversary of Taira-no-Kiyomori’s passing. The pine trees and stone lanterns of Nishi...

Tahoto Pagoda of Miyajima

Built in 1523, the 14.5m-high Tahoto has a purely Japanese-style exterior and has been designated as a National Important Cultural Property. It is sit...

Miyajima Public Aquarium

The aquarium that has been nicknamed Miyajimarine was re-opened after renovations in 2011 as a hands-on participatory facility with sea life that is i...

Miyajima Ropeway

Connects Momijidani Park and Mt. Misen. Getting off at the final station of Shishiiwa Station, you can enjoy a magnificent view from the observatory a...

Daisho-in

A temple that has been greatly worshipped by the Imperial family and successive leaders of the nation. There has also been a Buddhist memorial service...

Mt. Misen

A sacred mountain for the gods since ancient times, Mt. Misen towers over its island of Miyajima which has one of The Three Views of Japan. It is a mi...

JMSDF The First Service School

One of the educational and training institutions for the Japanese Marine Self-Defense Forces. It is a school that is in use even now with 16,000 exhib...

Wood Egg Okonomiyaki Museum

Along with its museum which introduces the birth of one of Hiroshima’s representative dishes, you can also enjoy a tour of the factory and try your ha...

Peace Boulevard

The 4km east-west boulevard cuts across the center of the city of Hiroshima and has been selected alongside Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park as one of th...

Kamiyacho and Hatchobori

Kamiyacho and Hatchobori are business districts that are directly connected to the Hiroshima Bus Center. Located near tourist spots such as Hiroshima...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

A museum with a collection of materials related to the damage and the suffering caused by the atomic bomb. The exhibit includes belongings of the vic...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a place filled with people’s prayer for peace. The park is situated on the opposite side of the river from the Atomic...