A World Heritage-listed Shinto temple, Itsukushima Shrine remains best known for its red torii gate, "floating" on the surface of the Inland Sea. The shrine dates back to the 12th century and has undergone several reconstructions over the ages, most recently in the 16th century. Admire the scenic shrine building, which is at its most picturesque at high tide, when both the gate and the structure on stilts appear to be floating on the sea. Take a relaxing walk and explore the surroundings, or enjoy the view from a boat cruise. Add Itsukushima Shrine to your Hatsukaichi travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hatsukaichi trip itinerary app .
Tours To Itsukushima Shrine
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Hiroshima BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $148
Duration: 7 hours
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island,Itsukushima shrine from Kyoto BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $358
Duration: 12 hours
Itsukushima Shrine Reviews
Train ride from Hiroshima station, alight at Miyajimaguchi JR station. 5 mins walk to the pier. Go to the right if have a JR pass. Left queue is not. Even though the tori gate is under reno, its a... more »
Each shrine has its own uniqueness and that’s all the locals say. It may come down to only a tiny bit different. As I am no expert in the matter, what I can see is in the physic appearance... more »
Nice place.. Specially at Sunrise or subset..
an incredible experience. if you have the time to see the shrine at high and low tide I recommend that the most.
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