Everyone loves the Kiyomori Festival! (Photo: GetHiroshima)
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Kiyomori Festival on Miyajima 2025

A Heian scroll come to life at Itsukushima Shrine

Venue: Itsukushima Shrine When: Late Mar 2025

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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