Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Hatsukaichi, Japan


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1 km
Ascend 27 m
Descend 12 m

Experience Hatsukaichi in Japan in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Hatsukaichi

Sight 1: The Great Torii

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The Great Torii of Itsukushima Shrine is a torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine located in Itsukushima (Miyajima), Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 厳島神社大鳥居 (JA)

241 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Sanno Jinja Shrine

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Mr./Ms. Shrine is a shrine of Itsukushima Shrine located in Miyajima-cho (Itsukushima), Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

Wikipedia: 三翁神社 (JA)

120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Itsukushima Shrine

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Itsukushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima, best known for its "floating" torii. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi, in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan, accessible from the mainland by ferry at Miyajimaguchi Station. The shrine complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Japanese government has designated several buildings and possessions as National Treasures.

Wikipedia: Itsukushima Shrine (EN), Website

339 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Daiganji Temple

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Daiganji is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect in Miyajima -cho, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The mountain name is Mt. Kamei. The institution is Lightning. The principal is Yakushi Nyorai.

Wikipedia: 大願寺 (廿日市市) (JA)

340 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Miyajima Public Aquarium

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Miyajima Public Aquarium is an aquarium on the island of Itsukushima in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan. The aquarium is accredited as a Museum-equivalent facilities by the Museum Act from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Wikipedia: Miyajima Public Aquarium (EN), Website


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