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Okunoshima Island, Takehara

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 190 reviews on the web
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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  • Visited Rabbit Island from Osaka, which couldn't be helped as we have already been to Hiroshima before. Cost roughly £125 return by Shinkansen per person, which might be pretty steep, but worth it any...  read more »
  • If you have cabbage, but I could have stopped by rabbit. It is a feeling of rabbits enjoying life. Poison gas Museum was very interesting. That unfortunately was entered into a restricted area, to shoot people. Manor is what you want to protect.
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  • Visited in August which is summer and very hot during time of visit. Not many rabbits are out and about. But you will see a couple here and there along the tour. Still a great place to check out! Dont...  read more »
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