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Charlie Horner

What Can You Do In Okunoshima? — Hopping Your Way to Japan’s Rabbit Island

Rabbit Island is one of the most interesting places to visit in Japan for reasons you might not expect. In addition to being overrun with adorable fluffy creatures, it has a rich and somewhat unsettling history. A trip to Rabbit Island puts these somewhat contradictory facts side by side as visitors traverse old historical sites, while being accosted by completely tame rabbits hungry for snacks. How did Usagi Shima come to be called Rabbit Island, and why is it worth a visit during your time in Japan?

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