Itsukushima is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay. It is popularly known as Miyajima, the Shrine Island.
Itsukushima is famous for the Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
According to records, the shrine was established in the time of Empress Suiko. The warrior-courtier Taira no Kiyomori gave the shrine its present form.

May 2013, Itsukushima, Hatsukaichi-city,Hiroshima Prefecture,Japan.
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Itsukushima / 厳島

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Itsukushima / 厳島 34.297280, 132.320257 信仰の地・厳島 / Itsukushima, the Shrine Island日本広島県廿日市市宮島町1−1 嚴島神社宝物館 (Directions)
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