One of the most popular shrines for foreign guests in Japan is Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island (Hiroshima Prefecture). In this shrine there is a huge red torii gate in the sea. The shrine buildings also protrude into the sea. The landscape is constantly changing due to the tides. The scenery is wonderful. If you are going to Hiroshima, please take a time to enjoy this Shinto shrine that changes the atmosphere beautifully in the changing nature.

Photos of the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock 2

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock

 

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock 3

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock

 

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock 4

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = AdobeStock

 

Beautiful sunset landscape view of Miyajima at low tide, Hiroshim Prefecture = Shutterstock 5

Beautiful sunset landscape view of Miyajima at low tide, Hiroshim Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock 6

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock

 

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock 7

Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock

 

Many wild deer live in Miyajima = Shutterstock 8

Many wild deer live in Miyajima = Shutterstock

 

Momiji Dani (Momiji Ayay) Park In Miyamajima = Shutterstock 8

Momiji Dani (Momiji Ayay) Park In Miyamajima = Shutterstock

 

The main hall "Senjokaku" of Hokoku Shrine (also called Toyokuni Shrine). Hokoku Shrine is part of Itsukushima Shrine = Shutterstock

The main hall “Senjokaku” of Hokoku Shrine (also called Toyokuni Shrine). Hokoku Shrine is part of Itsukushima Shrine = Shutterstock

 

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock 10

The torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island = Shutterstock

 

Map of the Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Island

 

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