Itsukushima Shrine

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The Itsukushima Shrine is located on the shores of Miyajima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea not far from Hiroshima city. While the name Itsukushima means “island of worship”, the site is more famously known as “the floating shrine”, as the buildings appear to be floating on the water when the tide rolls in.

Notice

Beginning in June 2019, the large torii gate of Itsukushima will be covered for renovations until sometime in 2020.

Overview

Address

1-1 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0588 (Map) (Directions)

Hours

6:30 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 6:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 6:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 6:30 - 18:00
Thursday 6:30 - 18:00
Friday 6:30 - 18:00
Saturday 6:30 - 18:00
Sunday 6:30 - 18:00
Holidays 6:30 - 18:00

Price

¥300

Phone Number

0829-44-2020

Website

en.itsukushimajinja.jp

Designations

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Access

Travel to JR Miyajimaguchi Station on the Sanyō Honsen Line. Walk to the ferry port. It's about 10 minutes from Miyajimaguchi Port to Miyajima Island by ferry.

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