Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社)
Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima Prefecture is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the three daughter of the deity of seas and storms on the sacred Miyajima Island in Seto Inland Sea, where gods are believe.
The vermillion-painted buildings connected by corridors and its symbolic great torii gate appear as if floating on the sea at high tides.
UNESCO World Heritage
|Standing in perfect harmony with its natural surroundings, this elegant palace-style architecture was registered on the list of UNESCO World Heritage in 1996.|
The 27m high Pagoda is said to have been constructed in 1407, and beautifully blended Japanese architecture with that of Tang Dynasty China. The Pagoda
has five levels and a hollow construction in the interior.