Sightseeing Spots

Treasure Hall

Itsukushima Shrine Housed herein are some 3.500 valuable items - industrial art works, armory, household effects, Noh masks, musical instruments etc.

Municipal Museum of History and Folklore of Miyajima

This building was built in the 1830’s as a residence of the Egami Family and was given to the Miyajima municipality in its entirety. The municipality founded this museum by keeping the main building and storehouses of the residence intact and adding new exhibition rooms. On display are 3.000 items including painting and woodcraft, representative of Miyajima’s history and folklore.

Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center

Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center There are many traditional industrial art crafts of Miyajima, from the nationally famous Miyajima wooden rice scoops to five-colored toothpicks, turnery works, wooden spoons, woodcarvings and many more.

Miyajima Ropeway

The Miyajima Ropeway is a direct way to the miracle spots of "Mt. Misen" enjoyed by God naturally.

Ropeway Fares Round trip 1,800 yen (Child 900 yen)
Operating hours 9:00 - 17:00
*Business hours are different according to the season.
Contact Momijidani park, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0522
TEL 0829-44-0316
Home page http://miyajima-ropeway.info/

Aquarium

A Seto Inland Sea themed aquarium with a relaxing atmosphere where you can get up close to and experience marine life. Spectators can see penguins swimming swiftly in a warter tank like birds flying in the sky and also enjoy sea lion shows from up close. Large-scale fish are also displayed here with more than 13,000 creatures and around 350 different kinds of species living comfortably in water tanks of various sizes.

Site of the Aquarium