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.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Educating the general public about the nuclear holocaust and calling
on the world to eliminate nuclear weapons, this museum reminds us
of the horrendous tragedy that humanity should never repeat.