Japan, Miyajima to Hiroshima

 

Miyajima Island is a short ferry trip from Hiroshima. It is a sacred and tranquil island so close to the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack.

 

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Japan, Miyajima to Hiroshima

The famous floating Torii off Miyajima Island marks the entire island as sacred. There are no maternity wards or cemetries on the island as no one is allowed to give birth or die on the island.

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