Monthly Archives: June 2017

Nasty hot

We are having nasty hot days after the announcement of the beginning of the rainy season in this area.  Was the announcement true?  It seems to be in summer.   Miyajima hotel Kurayado Iroha, the best Japanese style ryokan in … Continue reading

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Miyajima ferry terminal

Tourists are waiting for the next departing ferry at Miyajima ferry terminal and most of them are foreigners.  Wow!   Miyajima hotel Kurayado Iroha, the best Japanese style ryokan in Miyajima Japan. Share

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Lives around Miyajima

Happened to find Japanese cormorants from the ferry pier.  You might be surprised to see various wild lives on and around Miyajima.  The more you pay attention, the more you could find.   Miyajima hotel Kurayado Iroha, the best Japanese … Continue reading

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16m high

Tourists are surrounding the main column of O-Torii (the main gate of Itsukushima Shrine; World Cultural Heritage Site).  Gate is 16 m high.  You can catch the size of Gate in comparison with human.  It is large indeed.   Miyajima … Continue reading

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turtles

You can meet these turtles at Miyajima Aquarium: “Miyajimarine”.  They are not wonders of the sea but the pond.   Miyajima hotel Kurayado Iroha, the best Japanese style ryokan in Miyajima Japan. Share

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Hidden stream

Ebb tide scenery of O-Torii (grand gate of Itsukushima Shrine: World Cultural Heritage Site).  You can see a shallow stream which runs through Gate to the ocean.  This stream usually flows under the sea and cannot be seen.  It shows … Continue reading

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Wonders under the sea

You can find many wonders under the sea here in this aquarium of “Miyajimarine”.  This is one of them; octopus.  It is really grotesque but we can catch something about another world.  You can get this aquarium for another 10 … Continue reading

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O-Torii at ebb tide from west

Most of visitors approach this famous O-Torii from east and take pictures from east side.  If you would not make u-turn from the exit of Itsukushima Shrine (World Cultural Heirtage Site) and proceed to west for a few minutes, you … Continue reading

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Kurayado Iroha

Five storied black building in the center of the picture is Kurayado Iroha.  We have open air bathes on the roof top.  From there you can enjoy amazing beautiful sunset scenery of Miyajima Strait.  Come and join us!   Miyajima … Continue reading

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ebb tide scenery

At ebb tide water recedes and dry land appears.  Tourists can step on this land and touch icon O-Torii (grand gate) on foot.  Many of them are enjoying walking around and taking pictures.   Miyajima hotel Kurayado Iroha, the best … Continue reading

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