Everyone loves the Kiyomori Festival! (Photo: GetHiroshima)
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Kiyomori Festival on Miyajima

A Heian scroll come to life at Itsukushima Shrine

Venue: Itsukushima Shrine When: Late Mar 2023

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Beginning in June 2019, the large torii gate of Itsukushima has been undergoing renovations, though a completion date has not been announced.

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Every March local people dress up in medieval Heian costume to pay thanks to the powerful Heike clan leader, Taira no Kiyomori, responsible for turning the floating Itsukushima Shrine on the sacred island of Miyajima into the stunning piece of unique architecture that remains today.

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