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Itsukushima 厳島

  • Ranked as one of Japan Top three scenic spots
  • Known for: Itsukushima Shrine, Daishon-in, Five-storied Padoga, Mt Misen
  • Tips: Check the timing of the tide before visiting…
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Hiroshima: Miyajima - Shrine Island

Hello it’s me again and I hope you are all doing well. While I was at Hiroshima for a day late last year, out of curiosity we decided to visit Miyajima since it was close by. 741 more words

Here and there and everywhere: Japan, Part 2

Travelling with friends and family is fun – provided you choose the right people, of course – but I’ve always had a soft spot for travelling alone. 1,754 more words

Mount Misen - A Bit of Trek to Miyajima Island's Sacred Mountain

Instead of exploring first the Itsukushima Shrine, I decided to visit the Mount Misen because it seems that we need to spend more time in the mountain than in the shrine as I am expecting that there some part of the mountain that we may need to trek or climb. 1,005 more words