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During low tide, it's possible to walk right up to the “floating torii” – which isn't really floating, of course (it's quite firmly anchored to the seabed).

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A day trip to Miyajima Island is a must do while in Hiroshima. It's one of Japans top 3 scenic spots, easy to get to and there's so much to see and ...

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floating torii on Miyajima island, Japan (Itsukushima shrine)

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The famous torii (gate), which you can approach during low tide.

A surprisingly common question I've gotten is, “why did you go to Hiroshima?” to which my response is always, “how could I not?!” For better or worse, ...

As you can see above, it's a floating gate!! Ok, it's not actually, but at high tide, it does look like it. I've always been intrigued with this particular ...

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The floating torii at Miyajima Island

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... and headed to the island of Miyajima, one of Japan's most popular tourist destinations famous for its giant floating Torii gate and tame island deer.

Then move to the shrine which is just behind the torii. By this time you will have met some of the very cute Miyajima deer. Unlike in Nara, here you are not ...

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A torii is a traditional Japanese gate at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, - Itsukushima shrine, Japan

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The giant torii gate which seems to float on the water.

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I had read lots about Miyajima's floating great Torii and shrine but

... you'll either see the shrine surrounded by water or the water recedes far enough that you're able to walk to Torii gate and place a coin for good luck.

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During low tide, it's possible to walk right up to the “floating torii” – which isn't really floating, of course (it's quite firmly anchored to the seabed).

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Sunset in Floating Torii Gate, Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan

As the ferry pulled into the dock, we're greeted by one of Japan's most treasured icons, the giant “floating” Torii Gate of Itsukushima Shrine.

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This is the view from the ocean side of the torii, looking back towards Miyajima. The view looking outward is below. It makes for a better photo, ...

(The plan was to revisit Daisho-in, but we never made it back.) Upon arriving back at Itsukushima Shrine ...

While being able to walk to the gate was a unique experience, I'd recommend coming during hours of high tide, as the shrine is particularly stunning during ...

High Tide

At low tide, visitors to Miyajima Island walk out to the Torii Gate and press

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Having seen what might well be considered Miyajima's star attraction, I left the compound by way of its eastern exit and reentered the town.

... vermilion paintwork of Itsukushima's interlinked halls and corridors – reminiscent of the wings of Byōdō-in's 11th-century Phoenix Hall, ...

Shrine Gate, Miyajima

Then move to the shrine which is just behind the torii. By this time you will have met some of the very cute Miyajima deer. Unlike in Nara, here you are not ...

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Having seen what might well be considered Miyajima's star attraction, I left the compound by way of its eastern exit and reentered the town.

One of them you might have already spotted in a couple of the pictures of Itsukushima Shrine posted above – so let's head over there for a closer look.

The island of Miyajima is one of the most popular attractions in all of Japan. Located to the west of Hiroshima city, the island welcomes boatloads of ...

Begun in 1587, this large wooden building is the main hall of Toyokuni-jinja (豊国神社), a satellite shrine of nearby Itsukushima-jinja.

Well, that big torii gate is supposed to be floating, but it really only looks that way around high tide. So I decided I wanted to go back when it was " ...

Having seen what might well be considered Miyajima's star attraction, I left the compound by way of its eastern exit and reentered the town.

Having seen what might well be considered Miyajima's star attraction, I left the compound by way of its eastern exit and reentered the town.

Best Time To Visit Miyajima: High Tide Or Low Tide?

I visited Miyajima (which means Shrine Island in Japanese) a couple of years ago and was instantly captivated by the breathtaking scenery and fascinating ...

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At this point, the sky was starting to look really good, so even though we were over an hour from sunset, we headed back to Itsukushima Shrine.

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The floating torii at Miyajima Island

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Before long, we were within sight of Miyajima's soaring forested peaks. And thanks to my camera's zoom lens, I was able to pick out one of the island's most ...

The floating torii at Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island.

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Niomon Gate of Daishō-in

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Tori gate of Itsukushima Shrine

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Itsukushima's torii gate

Although its origins stretch back to the late 6th century A.D., Itsukushima Shrine gained real prominence during the late Heian Period (A.D. 794-1185), ...

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... period and was built in 1875. It is made of camphor tress, as well as cedar and cypress bark. But who cares about that when there are pictures to take!

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Itsukushima Shrine

... I waved farewell to Miyajima, watching the torii gate and Itsukushima Shrine grow smaller in the distance as I traversed the strait for the second time ...

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Torii gate, Miyajima

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The tori is not always floating, it depends on the tides. Which means that sometimes you can walk to it and see if from close. It is quite impressive, ...

Miyajima is one of Japan's top 3 scenic spots to visit. It's biggest attraction is the floating tori gate in the water. When the tide is low however, ...

Itsukushima Shrine–Perhaps most iconic in Miyajima, and maybe all of Japan, is the floating tori gate. At high tide, the gate in front of Itsukushima Shrine ...

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