Photo of the Miyajima Shinto Shrine on the Itsukushima island in Japan

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Learn more about: The Itsukushima Shrine, Hiroshima, Japan

The photo review of the Miyajima Shinto Shrine  located on the Itsukushima island, Hiroshima, Japan. The island and the sea surrounding it are included into the  Setonaikai National Park. There are a lot of temples and shrines on the territory of the island, the most famous of which is the Miyajima Shinto Shrine. The shrine was founded in the VI century AD and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Red torii at sea are one of non-official symbols of Japan. Photo by Katia Gladilova