Travel To Miyajima – Top 5 Best Places

These are the five best places of this sacred island to leave your footsteps.

  1. Itsukushima Shrine – Famous shrine with floating torii gate.
  2. Misen Mountain – The island’s highest mountain.
  3. Daisho-in Temple – Buddhist temple at the foot of Misen.
  4. Senjokaku – Large wooden hall built by Hideyoshi.
  5. Momijidani Park – Famous for its autumn colors

Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

Miyajima map

Miyajima map

Miyajima map - attractions

Miyajima map – attractions

the amazing sight of Itsukushima Shrine on the water, Miyajima

the amazing sight of Itsukushima Shrine on the water, Miyajima 

panoramic view of Miyajima Island

panoramic view of Miyajima Island

the view of Itsukushima Shrine with the scenic 5-story pagoda (Gojuto) at the background

the view of Itsukushima Shrine with the scenic 5-story pagoda (Gojuto) at the background

Illuminated floating torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan

Illuminated floating torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan

500 Rakan statues at Daishoin Temple, Miyajima

500 Rakan statues at Daishoin Temple, Miyajima

a tourist taking photo with the tame deer at Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan

a tourist taking photo with the tame deer at Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Japan

an amazing garden of mini buddhas inside Daishoin Temple

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

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.

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.

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 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 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

The World’s Largest Rice Spatula showcased along the main shopping street of Miyajima Island

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