Highlight: Miyajima (Itsukushima)
Miyajima is one of the most beautiful places in Japan according to locals, but it’s also someplace that a lot of tourists skip over. However if you have more time to spend in Japan, Miyajima is definitely worth a visit.
The most iconic part of Miyajima is the Itsukushima “Floating” Torii Gate, which is huge and absolutely gorgeous. You can see it both in low tide, when you can go right up to it, and high tide, when it’s surrounded by water. The current shrine dates to the 1800s but a shrine has been in that spot since at … Continue reading
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