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Itsukushima Shrine

A beautiful shrine built on piers above the Hiroshima bay. Its original construction began in the 6th century, according to Wiki. In front of the main shrine lies an enormous torii gate, standing by itself in the bay’s clear waters, approachable by foot during low tides. 9 more words


Day/Jour 13

Going to Miyajimaaaa! Or how to spend most of the time on transportation otz Since the JRpass was still valid, we decided to go see Miyajima and its torii. 1,173 more words


Misty Miyajima

A foggy wintery morning set the stage for a great hike up to the top of Mt Misen at Miyajima. Absolutely knackered by the end of it but was a beautiful and well worth it.


Itsukushima Shrine

Takahiro Iwasaki’s commissioned work, Itsukushima Reflection Model, at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is a large (14x8m) work in raw cedar suspended from the ceiling of the exhibition hall. 88 more words



Miyajima to wyspa położona niedaleko Hiroshimy, uznawana jest za jedno z najpiękniejszych miejsc w Japonii. Jest zielono, jest morze, jest przyroda, jest pieknie! Nareszcie ucieczka od zgiełku wielkich miast. 269 more words


Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island

This is “O-Torii Gate” of Itsukushima Shinto Shrine on Miyajima Island, a World Heritage Site. It is one of the reasons I am currently taking a tour of Western Honshu, Japan.