Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine
 Aki
Aki
South West of Hiroshima

This shrine is among the best in Japan with the superb architectural beauty of its bold and unique structure centered on the sea built in the elegant Shinden Zukuri architectural style. The shrine was built in its current form by Kiyomori Taira in the 12th century. The contrast with the greenery in the background is extraordinarily beautiful. Itsukushima Shrine was registered as a world heritage site in 1996 (Heisei 8). There are many cherry trees around the shrine, so many visitors come here in spring to enjoy the blossoms.

INFORMATION

Address :
Miyajima-cho Hatsukaichi City , Zip code 739-0588
Phone :
+81-(0)829-44-2020
Access :

1. From Hiroshima Station, take the JR Sanyo Line to Miyajimaguchi Station (27 minutes). Then, take the ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Pier (10 minutes). Itsukushima Shrine is a short walk from Miyajima Pier (10 minutes). Total travel time: approximately 50 minutes.

2. From Hiroshima Airport, take the airport limousine bus to Hiroshima Station (45 minutes). From Hiroshima Station, take the JR Sanyo Line to Miyajimaguchi Station (27 minutes). Then, take the ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima Pier (10 minutes). Itsukushima Shrine is a short walk from Miyajima Pier (10 minutes). Total travel time: approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes.

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