Let’s go to Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima Island!

Famous torii gate in the sea and historic Itsukushima Shrine UNESCO designated Itsukushima Shrine as World Heritage Site in 2006. It is at Miyajima Island, Hiroshima Prefecture and the most popular sightseeing spot the Chugoku region in Japan.     The red buildings and torii gate in the calm sea brings about an air of mystery. The shrine with more than 1400 years history has attracted countless people even though it is far away from Kyoto.   The architecures, cultural properties, and annual event including dances provide us a valuable opportunity to know traditional Japanese culture.   Itsukushima Shrine   Why in the sea? Since the buildings have been in the water’s edge, they Read more about Let’s go to Itsukushima Shrine at Miyajima Island![…]

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