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Hiroshima Miyajima Istukushima Shrine | Floating Torii Gate

Hiroshima Miyajima Istukushima Shrine | Floating Torii Gate

Miyajima Island/Itsukushima Shrine is in the Island Sea and the home of Itsukushima Shrine built in 593 with its famed floating torii gate. Taira no Kiyomori, tragic warlord of the late heian Period (12th Century), funded the remodeling of the main building in the shinden-zukuri style. Its corridor, with beautiful vermilion hand rails, stretches into the calm Inland Sea. the torii rises 16m above sea. Its columns are made of camphor, 10m in circumference, and supported by parts of small pillars, and buried in the seabed. The present torii dates from 1875. It was designated as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1996.

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UNESCO | World Heritage Sites

Japanese Major World Heritage Site

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