Itsukushima Shrine

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Itsukushima Shrine - Photo by Juliana Barquero

Itsukushima Shrine - Photo by Juliana Barquero

Itsukushima Shrine is an incredible 16th-century Shinto shrine. The complex consists of several buildings, including a prayer hall, main hall and a noh theatre stage, which are connected to each other by boardwalks and are all supported by underwater pillars. The shrine itself is situated in a small inlet, while the torii gate is set further out in the Seto Inland Sea. Paths lead around the inlet and after the sun has gone down, the shrine and the torii gate are illuminated, providing a perfect backdrop for visitors to enjoy an atmospheric illuminated evening walk. This area is also know for its iconic orange gate that "floats" at high tide. (Hatsukaichi, Japan)

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