Welcome to Ōkunoshima, a small island located in the Inland Sea of Japan in the city of Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture. It’s often called “Rabbit Island” because of the numerous feral rabbits that roam the island, but it also has a darker history. Back in the days of World War II, it was home of a chemical warfare manufacturing plant that produced both mustard gas and tear gas.
Skipping forward to present day, the factory has since been closed down and the environment is once again safe. The ruins of the old plant still remain and there is also a Poison Gas Museum, hotel, six-hole golf course, and a camping area.
There’s also a no hunting policy, and animals like dogs and cats are also forbidden.
Redditor EngVagabond put up a few photos taken at the island. Prepare your heart strings for cuteness!