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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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