|Hiroshima-ken Hatsukaichi-shi - Miyajima
Miyajima, also known as Itsukushima or Aki no Miyajima, is an island located in Hiroshima-ken Hatsukaichi-shi.
The island is famous for its Shinto Shrine Itsukushima Jinja, the shrine's wooden stage, and the shrine's red Torii standing in the middle of the sea.
Itsukushima Jinja is named as one of the 3 Sceneries of Japan, and was listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1996.
The nearest train station is Miyajima-guchi station of JR Sanyou Main Line / Hiroshima Dentetsu Miyajima Line. From the station, walk to the sea-shore and take either the JR Miyajima Ferry or Miyajima Matsudai Tourist Ship to go to Miyajima.
|On board the JR Miyajima Ferry towards Miyajima. Hiroshima is famous for its oysters. The wooden structure floating on the sea are the oyster farms.||The red Torii of Itsukushima Jinja||The red Torii of Itsukushima Jinja. You can walk to the Torii during low tide|
|The red Torii of Itsukushima Jinja||Itsukushima Jinja||Itsukushima Jinja|
|Itsukushima Jinja||Itsukushima Jinja||Itsukushima Jinja|
|Itsukushima Jinja||Itsukushima Jinja. Sorry for the over exposure||Itsukushima Jinja. Sorry for the over exposure|
|Itsukushima Jinja. The left structure is the famous wooden Noh stage.||Itsukushima Jinja|| |