These are the five best places of this sacred island to leave your footsteps.
- Itsukushima Shrine – Famous shrine with floating torii gate.
- Misen Mountain – The island’s highest mountain.
- Daisho-in Temple – Buddhist temple at the foot of Misen.
- Senjokaku – Large wooden hall built by Hideyoshi.
- Momijidani Park – Famous for its autumn colors
Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Miyajima map – attractions
the amazing sight of Itsukushima Shrine on the water, Miyajima
panoramic view of Miyajima Island
the view of Itsukushima Shrine with the scenic 5-story pagoda (Gojuto) at the background
Illuminated floating torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan
500 Rakan statues at Daishoin Temple, Miyajima
a tourist taking photo with the tame deer at Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan
an amazing garden of mini buddhas inside Daishoin Temple
Dai-hannyakyo Sutra the famous golden prayer wheels believed to bring enormous fortune to the people who touch them, Daishoin Temple, Miyajima
Miyajima food street has a kaleidoscope of shops selling delicious fish cakes, Momiji manju(Maple leaf shaped pastries with filling) and others.
Shrine on the pinnacle of Mt. Misen blends in with its panoramic background to show the spiritual side, as well as the natural beauty of the holy place.
the bounty of autumn foliage in Momijidani Park, Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
the entrance of Daishoin Temple is like a portal to the ancient Japan
The World’s Largest Rice Spatula showcased along the main shopping street of Miyajima Island