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Paradise of Rabbits in Hiroshima!? – “Okunoshima” a small island located in Seto Inland Sea-

Paradise of Rabbits in Hiroshima!? – “Okunoshima” a small island located in Seto Inland Sea-

The island is a paradise of rabbits, where hundreds of them are living.
According to the survey conducted in 2013 revealed that the number of rabbits was as many as 700.
And surprisingly, the island was not always the home to hundreds of rabbits, but it all started with the 8 rabbits released from an elementary school back in 1971.

The environment must have been ideal for the rabbits that it was like a paradise for them.
It is only a 15-minute ferry ride away from the nearest port to Okunoshima, so why not add this uniquely charming island to your itinerary?
BTW, make sure to check the manners in how to feed them and to touch them beforehand, so that you won’t harm them.

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Photo courtesy of Laura Appleyard

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Photo courtesy of Laura Appleyard

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Photo courtesy of Kim Bui

Okunoshima
Address:Okunoshima Tadanoumi-hiogashi Takehara City
Tel:+81-(0)846-26-0321
URL:http://visithiroshima.net/things_to_do/sports_and_activities/beaches/kyukamura_okunoshima.html