Itsukushima (aka Miyajima, or "Shrine Island") is located in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, and northwest of Hiroshima Bay. The Miyajima Island is part of Hatsukaichi city (Hiroshima Prefecture) and was part of the town of Miyajima (merged in 2005 with Hatsukaichi). Itsukushima Island and its surrounding waters are part of the Setonaikai National Park.
The island's most famous attraction is the Itsukushima Shrine (a Shinto shrine, listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Japan's National Treasures). The island has several temples, including Toyokuni Shrine (5-story pagoda) and Daiganji (one of the Japan's three Benzaiten temples). Itsukushima is also famous for its cherry blossoms and maple leaf fall foliage.
Highlights: Sacred Gateway, Itsukushima-jinja Shrine
Itsukushima Island tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
The Itsukushima Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Itsukushima Island, Miyajima, Japan.
If you lose the Itsukushima Island location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Itsukushima Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Itsukushima Island, Miyajima, Japan. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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9 October, 2016