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Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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