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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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  • 愛兎 home for me was this island paradise. To explore the island I would take considerable amount of time and energy to. In about an hour and a half if you only if you just round course bicycle 1周 to around that and I think. So, by the way the two laps I ran up to the center of the island was total about half a day. Bunny met a less extreme tourists to head to the center of the mountain to be pretty tired so you can hog. The rabbits are everywhere on the island. Discover the people and will be ran at a distance. The scene, adorable was the best! In addition another attraction often ruins. It has a black history, off existence of the island on the map, making poison gas. I can't reverse the gaps in an eerie feeling of cuteness of bunnies and ruins.
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  • Get off the ferry and covered with rabbit. Really on the island only a large rabbit. Other extra stuff not the warm fuzzy. To dangle the bait, and so motemasu! Many foreign tourists.
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  • The rabbits who reside on this beautiful island have prime real estate - not only are the views from every part of the island amazing but the island itself also has a history of being the gas manufact...  more »