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  1. Japan
  2. Hiroshima
  3. Miyajima

Miyajima: Private Rickshaw Tour to Itsukushima Shrine

Product ID: 272482
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Enjoy a rickshaw ride and discover Miyajima Island, “the Island of the Gods.” Take in beautiful views. Visit temples and other spiritual sites.
About this activity
Duration 45 - 190 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an informative, private rickshaw tour through the spiritual island Miyajima
  • Visit the most instagrammable spots
  • Marvel at the "floating" red torii gate during high tide
  • Greet the island's the cute deer
Full description
Explore Miyajima Island on an exciting rickshaw tour led by a knowledgable guide. Meet your rickshaw outside of the Miyajima Ferry Terminal. Cruise down Miyajima’s charming streets to the center of town. See the townhouses and old-fashioned shopping arcade. Continue along the waterfront. Take in the view of the large orange torii (gate) standing in the water in front of the Itsukushima Shrine.

Select the 70-minute tour option and visit the Daishoin Temple. This 1200-year-old temple is said to be a “power spot”– a special location where visitors are charged up with good energy. Enjoy a phenomenal view over Miyajima from the temple.

Select the 130-minute tour stop at the Senjokaku Shrine, which was built under the order of the former Shogun Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Learn about the temple's history and take in the sea views.

Select the 190-minute option and in addition to gorgeous temples and shrines mentioned above, you’ll also travel down special scenic routes which snake through parks and along the seaside. Your tour is customizable and can be modified based on your interest and preferences. You can also choose your own endpoint.
Includes
  • Private rickshaw tour
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Souvenir postcard and sticker
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Admission fees to temples and shrines
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the scheduled time, your guide(s) will be waiting for you just outside the Ferry Terminal on Miyajima Island. After booking, the local partner will send an email with a map and photograph of the meeting place.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Selfie sticks
Know before you go
• There is a maximum of 2 adults per rickshaw.
• Children 6 years and under can ride for free provided that they will sit on an adult's lap (one child per adult, max. 2 adults & 2 children per rickshaw).
• If a child 6 years or older will be using one of the two seats of the rickshaw, then they must book a seat as an adult.
• Rickshaw seats measure 74cm (29. 1in) in width and can accommodate up to two adults side by side, but sometimes it might be more comfortable to book individual rickshaws for each passenger.
• This tour is not recommended for expecting mothers in their first 16 weeks of pregnancy.
• This tour can be customized depending on your interest.
• Entry into Senjokaku Shrine is not included and costs 100¥.
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Ebisuya Rickshaw

Product ID: 272482