Itsukushima Shrine

Goshuin for Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Jinja 厳島神社 Hiroshima (広島) December 1, 2023 About Itsukushima Shrine I think we’ve all seen it. The photo of the floating torii gate on the water. Images of a shrine surrounded by the sea. That’s Itsukushima Shrine. Itsukushima Shrine is located on the island of Itsukushima, better known as Miyajima, located just off the coast of Hiroshima. As lovers of Japanese history and literature are probably aware, it is also a major location in the Heike Monogatari. This is an old Japanese tale of the fall of the Taira. While he did not build the original shrine, the shrine…

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