Itsukushima Shrine

Related Articles:
Related Events: Miyajima Water Fireworks Festival
Name in Japanese: 厳島神社
Area: Hiroshima
Address: Itsukushima, Hiroshima-ken [map]
Access: 2.3 km from Hiroden-miyajima-guchi Station Hiroden Line 2
2.5 km from Kyoteijo-mae (temporary stop) Station Hiroden Line 2
2.9 km from Hiroden-ajina Station Hiroden Line 2

A famous shrine on the island of Itsukushima popularly known as Miyajima (shrine island).

The shrine is famous for a large torii gate just offshore that is surrounded by water at high tide.

Photo by Gregory Lane

At low tide, you can walk out to and through the giant torii.