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Senjokaku Hall

Before visiting Itsukushima Shrine, better visit this place. On top of the hill next to 5-storied... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Sarah D
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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Very Interesting Wooden Structure

Senjokaku, sometimes referred to as "pavilion of 1000 mats" which describes the spaciousness of the... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
inger_ted
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Richmond, Canada
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

It is very interesting because you can find Taoism, hinduism am budhism all toghether in the same temple. It is a demonstration of tolerance and respect.

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Before visiting Itsukushima Shrine, better visit this place. On top of the hill next to 5-storied Pagoda, the view from this unfinished wooden shrine is great. And it will surely bring you back to 'Shogun Toyotomi era'.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Senjokaku, sometimes referred to as "pavilion of 1000 mats" which describes the spaciousness of the building, as Senjokaku is in fact approximately the size of one thousand tatami mats. Senjokaku is an incomplete building, strikingly sparse and lacks proper ceilings and a front entrance. Adjacent...More

Thank inger_ted
Reviewed June 20, 2018

When walking around the many temples/shrines on Miyajima , climb the steps to this very old wooden shrine/temple and Pagoda . Its a large open hall with some nice views but the real and most attractive thing to see here are the large and very...More

Thank mickknap
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Under the roof of the shrine there is just one big floor space that you can walk through to view all the painting on the rafters. There was a collection of giant rice paddles as well. It's open all the way around, so you can...More

Thank raquel9e
Reviewed March 12, 2018

The entrance fee is only 100 yen while you can spend over an hour in this place to view the internal contents. Slippers are provided for you to walk over the wooden floor and to keep the place clean. A place that should not be...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

You can have an awesome view of the itsukushima shrine from here ! The view is stunning ! The building itself holds a long history I believe ! It calms people and it’s magical ! They charge 100 yen to get into the temple to...More

Thank Peter-CR-Chen
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful peaceful place with so much history. You take off your shoes when you go and they have little sandals. Great place to catch some cool air in the summer.

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed November 14, 2017

There is a good view of Itsukushima shrine and the ferry wharf area from this shrine. It is a very old wooden building with some interesting decorative features. There is some restoration work currently happening.

Thank Selsy
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

An easily accessible, stunningly beautiful religious structure. Thankfully quite quiet so, the true atmosphere of the place can be fully enjoyed. Amazing architecture, craftsmanship and history. With a spiritually moving atmosphete. Well worth allowing two or three hours to the experience and, an ideal place...More

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