We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All photos (863)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
84°
75°
Aug
79°
70°
Sep
71°
58°
Oct
Contact
Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
Website
+81 829-44-2020
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Itsukushima Shrine Torii
from $60.70
More Info
Reviews (449)
Filter reviews
139 results
Traveler rating
99
33
5
0
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
99
33
5
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews low tide itsukushima shrine miyajima island tori gate massive structure take photos iconic view surrounded by mountains sea water great pictures japan trip sight to behold walk up main island rail pass miyajimaguchi station great place to visit
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 139 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Covered in scaffolding in August which is the height of tourist season. If I’d known I’d not have bothered coming to Miyajima

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank IN_LR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will take a ferry from Hatsukaichi, a town near Hiroshima, out to the island of Miyajima. Prepare to do some walking to this active Shinto Shrine, a fairly massive structure and extensive group of buildings at the foot of the Shrine grounds. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 622ericn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Miyajima Shinto Gate is being renovated, which is not a beautiful sight. A bit scaffold is covering it now and for the next years time.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things to see on the Miyajima Island is the Itsukushima Shrine Gate. This is a famous shrine gate that is seen in a lot of pictures of Japan. You can get a good view of this gate on the JR Ferry which...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed July 20, 2019

This Shrine is on Miyajimacho Island which is a ferry ride from Miyajimaguchi Station. A World Heritage site and the Torii appears to be floating in the water which is very impressive. Many activities to do on the Island for all ages. My grandchildren were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank elias501
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Miyajima island is beautiful and the floating torii gate was as impressive as I had imagined. At low tide you can walk out to it which we did. I would imagine it's really beautiful at sunset with the tide in too.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank champkis
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Fascinating piece of work. If you get a chance to see a performance it’s worth it. Simply beautifully architected and a MUST do in Japan.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

The so called floating Tori at Miyajima is a stunner, so called as it appears to be floating on the water when the tide comes in. Its painted in the traditional bright orange and is made of native cedar. It was erected in 1875. Its...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed June 21, 2019

We were fortunate enough to visit on a day when both low and high tide occurred within a couple of hours of each other. When we first got to the island it was high tide. We went up the Mt. Misen Ropeway first and by...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TravelTea
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Your first sight of the Torii will be from the ferry as you cross Hiroshima Bay towards the island of Miyajima. It stands in front of the colourful Itsukishima shrine. At high tide both the Torii and the shrine appear to be floating on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Barry C
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Miyajima Grand Hotel Arimoto
364 reviews
.17 miles away
Kinsuikan
262 reviews
.17 miles away
Jukeiso
85 reviews
.18 miles away
Iwaso
670 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 580 nearby restaurants
Sarasvati
118 reviews
.12 miles away
Miyajima Coffee
97 reviews
.13 miles away
Momijido Honten
111 reviews
.11 miles away
Miyuki
10 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 128 nearby attractions
Miyajima
4,627 reviews
.00 miles away
Itsukushima Shrine
3,349 reviews
.09 miles away
Miyajima Omotesando Shopping Street
313 reviews
.18 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Itsukushima Shrine Torii staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines