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Miyajima, sacred island walking tour

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Miyajima Island, one of the most scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. It is a romantic and historical island where Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site, is located, along with the Virgin Forest of Mt. Misen, and numerous preserved shrines, temples and historical monuments.

Hiroshima Tour Guide - Kazumi M.
Kazumi M.
4.98 / 5
(92 reviews)
09:30 AM

Meeting Point

at your request place in Hiroshima

seeing a big Torii gate, Itsukushima shrine, five story pagoda and Buddist hall

visiting Daishoin temple

having lunch ( Okonomiyaki or conger eel and Oyster or your request)

Ending Point

at your request place in Hiroshima

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What‘s included

Guide fee and tour coordination

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What‘s not included

transportation fee、around 700 yen per person (you and guide), Lunch around 1000 yen per person (you and guide) admission fee, 300 yen per person. any snack and shopping during a tour.

If you have JR pass, you can use it for JR train and ferry to Miyajima.

Tour Important Information

Miyajima is a small island less than an hour outside the city of Hiroshima. It is a very romantic and relaxing place. It is most famous for its giant torii gate, which at high tide seems to float on the water. The sight is ranked as one of Japan's three best views.

you can walk around Miyajima to see Itsukushima shrine, in the public's mind. Like the torii gate, the shrine's main buildings are built over water, Five story pagoda and Buddist hall.

you can also visit Daishoin temple, one of the most important temples of Shingon Buddhism. It features a variety of buildings, statues and other religious objects for visitors to admire.

There are also wild deer on the island that have become accustomed to people. In the day the deer wander around the island.

Oyster landed in Hiroshima is very big and thick tasty, and Hiroshima is the number one of landing of oysters in Japan. There are some oyster shops that serve grilled oysters and vinegared fresh oysters to visitors in the Miyajima Island.

Okonomiyaki is the most famous as Hiroshima soul food, cooked with superposition of cabbage, bean sprouts, pork, egg and noodles, which is soba or udon, on thin flour dough spread like crepe.

At low tide, you are able to walk to Otorii Gate but when the tide flows it looks like the shrine is floating on water.

This idea to make the temple look different according to the tide will be only found here in Itsukushima shrine.

The tour may be changed according to the whether condition.

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I am usually available from 9:00until 5pm.

I also prefer a month advanced booking your request date since I have another job and need to arrange.

I am sorry but I am available from 9:00am until 3pm on Thursday for a while. I appreciate your understanding and look forward to your request.

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Hiroshima Tour Reviews

Fantastic Guide!

This was by far the best guide we had on our trip. Kazumi was kind, thoughtful, patient, extremely knowledgeable and great with kids! Highly recommend!!!!

Erin  V.

Thank you for your kind review! It was beyond my pleasure. You are all nice to me including your teenage boys. I hope you had a great time and made a lot of wonderful memories in Japan. Thank you again and please send my best regards to your family Kazumi

Amazing tour of Hiroshima

Kazumi was an outstanding guide. We learned about Hiroshima's Pain, Suffering and Natural Beauty/Order. Moving from here to the sea and Island of Miyajima was cathartic as was needed. The Torii gate by the sea and Daishin temple provided a balance of spiritual and natural solace. Along the way we talked about history, Japanese culture, families, and children. Kazumi shared her great knowledge with us. Her love and pride for Hiroshima and it's history resonated through the entire tour. We would highly recommend hiring her for a day tour.

Natasha C.

Thank you for the great review! I am glad you enjoyed the day in Hiroshima. I could also learned a lot from you. Please send your husband and son my best regards. Thank you Kazumi

Hiroshima Day Tour

We had a lovely day with Kazumi seeing Hiroshima and Itsukushima Island. Very informative and friendly, and a perfect guide for a couple. Recommend this tour to get the historical and cultural background of Hiroshima.

Bec M.

Thank you for your lovely review. I hope your honeymoon went perfectly in Japan. It was so nice to be your guide. Please send my best regards to your husband! Thank you. Kazumi

$129/ per group

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