日本での一年間

February 14, 2011

Itsukushima Shrine

Filed under: Chuugoku, Domestic, Trips — Tags: , , , , , , , , — myyearinjapan @ 1:26 am

Miyajima literally means “Shrine Island,” and the shrine in question is Itsukushima shrine. The famous Torii red gate that floats in the water is actually part of this shrine.

Torii

Red Torii Gate as seen from the shrine.

inside the shrine

Inside the shrine.

courtyard

Courtyard inside the shrine.

Noh stage

A stage for Noh (traditional Japanse theater) inside the shrine.

Torii from shrine

Another view of the Torii gate from the shrine.

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1 Comment »

  1. […] found this sign just outside the exit for the Itsukushima shrine. I assume they meant to say historical, not histrica. Histrica is not English. Also, history is not […]

    Pingback by Histrica and Folklore Materials House This Way! « 日本での一年間 — February 15, 2011 @ 11:54 pm


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