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Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 829-44-2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This tori is almost the symbol of Miyajima island. You can see it while you are crossing with the ferry and then being in the island. It is made with whole wooden trunks so heavy that they did not need to made basement. In high...More

Thank anamaria67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can, plan to spend an entire day in Miyajima as there are lots to see and do. The towering, eye catching Itsukushima Shrine Torii is an amazing structure that appears a little differently depending on tide - at high tide it appears to...More

Thank iluv2eatntravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Torii is the icon of Hiroshima! A must to go !!! Check the time of high tide and low tide to enjoy 2 different views of it. When it is high tide, you could see the Torii in the water. IT is unique and...More

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well this is the part of the island that is on all the tourist brochures and advertising pages. The good news is that it is highly likely if you spend the day here that you can see this gate in both high and low tide....More

Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite impressive view and a surprise: You do not need to swim to reach it. Waiting for the low tide is enough :-)

Thank Jose S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love walking out to the large Torii gate when the tide is out! I’ve been visiting Miyajima since I was little and I’m still in awe of this beautiful Torii. Sad to see coins shoved into the wood though. Please do not do this. It’s...More

Thank tabigasuki08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You should visit this Torii in the afternoon and evening, seeing the sunset. Then you should stay on the island for the night, and go visit this place again next day before 12, where the sea-water is low and you can walk all the way...More

Thank LineFS
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I have always wanted to visit Itsukushima Shrine's vermillon torii to sort of demystify it in my mind. From Hiroshima, I took the commuter train - which took forever to get me to Miyajima Pier. What should have been 25 minutes took more than an...More

Thank Rito I A
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This landmark is best seen at sunset or sunrise. We were fortunate to have seen and photographed this Torii gate and the Shrine.

Thank ramont98
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The giant Torii Gate at Itsukushima Shrine is a wooden Ryobu style (four legged style) torii. It stands at a massive 16.6m. The top crosspiece has a length of 24.2m with main pillars 9.9m around, and a gross weight of 60t. The gate is painted...More

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