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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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  • 大久野島上除了無限量供應的兔子與正妹以外,在碼頭的另一邊有一個二戰毒氣試驗所,對於歷史遺跡有興趣的人可以去看看。 
  • Being a bunny mama myself, going to Okunoshima was the top place I wanted to go on my last trip to Japan. I read the reviews and prepared by bringing about 2 lbs of pellets from home. I did not bring ...  more »
  • My sister and I started our trip Hiroshima. I cant remember the exact details but from Hiroshima Station, you take a local train to Tadanoumi Port which will take about 40 mins max. It was an easy if ...  more »