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Okunoshima Island, Takehara

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Get smothered by stampeding rabbits on Okunoshima Island--a former secret government location for the manufacture of chemical weapons turned haven for cute and cuddly creatures. Visit the museum documenting the poison gas production and the island's' role in World War II. Here, artifacts and accounts tell of the terrible plight of the factory employees, who often suffered horrendous side effects. Note that English information is slightly limited here. After the museum, counter the bleak history by getting acquainted with the current local inhabitants, who are very tame and will hop over you in search of something to eat. Plan your visit to Okunoshima Island and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Takehara itinerary builder.
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  • When we visited bunny island it was raining and we were worried that all the rabbits would be in their burrows. But we needn't have worried, they were all out and about getting soggy to say hello and ...  more »
  • Is the island they rabbit Island engraved with the sad history of wars should be plenty by now and heal. Sea and mountain, you can slowly.
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  • 從前是毒氣島,實驗過後遺下兔兔大量繁殖,變成今天可愛的兔島。 一落船已經有很多兔子會好似流氓咁衝出來等你餵 但未有你想像中咁多兔(一定唔會有網上條片咁震撼) 可能天氣仍然凍的關係(我是三月中去的) 不過慢慢逛著小島餵下白兔都幾治癒 記得在碼頭買定少少糧俾佢地,你帶返裝糧個紙袋去忠海港個中心到 佢會免費送你一張兔兔明信片嫁!!  more »
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  • This was really good fun, we spent about 4 hours here, you can take your car, hire a cycle or just walk around. There is accommodation and you can even hire camping gear to camp at the local camp site for a very reasonable price. The rabbit are extra special, a bit spoilt though, but never the less very cute indeed. You can buy rabbit food at the office where you purchase your ticket to ferry across but we also bought a lettuce and they seemed to really enjoy it. If you have a young family I suggest to take them there as it’s really a fun place.
  • Bunny bunny bunny! Was worth the travel there! Great place to visit!
  • Funny island full of friendly rabbits you can feed. There are also some ruins of pre-war military facilities.
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