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Address: Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Miyajma Rickshaw Tour Including Itsukushima Shrine
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one of must visit place

one of must visit place in Miyajima. old, beautiful and love the plaque and picture at the top,quite beautiful and old enough. it also could see town view. not so crowded and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

one of must visit place in Miyajima. old, beautiful and love the plaque and picture at the top,quite beautiful and old enough. it also could see town view. not so crowded and peaceful place.love it

Thank iamface
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is the perfect pitstop for those who have walked around Miyajima all day or just visited Misen. It's peaceful, cooling, and has amazing views overlooking Miyajima Shrine. Be sure you're wearing nice socks when visiting, as you are required to swap your shoes for slippers or walk on with socks only to preserve it's natural wooden flooring. It's a... More 

Thank ShuSheep
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Slightly out of the way at the top of a small hill behind the Itsukushima shrine, one can find the Five Storey Pagoda with this small temple next to it. The pagoda itself was a little disappointing; up close there is not a lot to see compared to the view of it from around the town and one cannot go... More 

Thank Simon C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My favourite temple in Japan. It came as a surprise as I felt like I had seen all the temples I needed to see by this point! A grand hall that still feels original with great beams and faded paintings that add to the atmosphere. Calm and tranquil and serene. Beautiful views to admire the scenery from each window. Don't... More 

Thank Dolores186338
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I made my way up to the five-storied pagoda (Gojunoto) that can be seen from just about any point of the town to have a look at it from up close and also found Senkokaku Hall in front of it. Senjokaku was one of my favourite spots of Miyajima, a group of Chinese tourists were leaving just as I arrived... More 

Thank Peter T
St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

For only 100Y this is a pretty cool place. The man who commissioned it to be built died before it could be completed. So the temple is just one large room. There are some art pieces speckled about and a little shrine with a large rice spoon. There's a monk there doing goshuin. A great place to relax.

1 Thank AlliCatBlues
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Senjokaku Shrine Hall gets its name from the size of the building, as it is the size of 1,000 tatami mats. Tatami mats are traditional Japanese floor mats with a length to width ratio of 2:1. The shrine was commissioned for the purpose of chanting Buddhist sutras for fallen soldiers, but due to changes in political power and the... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The pavilion may be better known as the Hokoku Shrine. A timber hall is located near the popular Itsukushima shrine and is yet another building not to be missed on any visit to Miyajima. The building can be readily appreciated from the outside if you don't want to take off your shoes and venture in.

Thank Escape-overseas
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Its a beautiful spot and with the open area its a great place just to sit and relax, meditate and have some winds from the bay, blowing in over your mind.

Thank Ulrik J
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I'm not quite sure why I absolutely loved this temple. Maybe because it was so authentic and all of it was left as it was originally. I found most people by past this temple thinking it was kinda old and grungy. But i loved it more because of that. It has some of the most interesting murals and paintings. however... More 

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