World Cultural Heritage: Itsukushima ShrineItsukushima Shrine is known for the unique and bold concept of being built in the sea as well as its elegant architectural style called “Shinden Zukuri”. It is said to have been first built in 593, and the present shrine pavilions were constructed in 1168. The vermilion-painted main building creates a beautiful contrast with the blue sea and green mountains; when the tide comes in, the shrine looks as if it is floating on the sea. This historical piece of cultural heritage stands in perfect harmony with its natural surroundings.
Very beautiful view Kat.
A very beautiful photo, place and mood, Kat!
Looks beautifully preserves Kat, best wishes, Fai
Many thanks for your nice comments !!
Nelly thx for BO :)
Hi Kat. Beautiful, picturesque located place.
Great photo. Best regards, Ula
Many thanks for your kind comment, Ula! This is my favourite :)).
very nice photo, / Bedri
Thanks a lot, Bedri !
Impressive place and interesting buildings!
Hi, Alfred. This place is really beautiful and special. I was glad I visited there.
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Photo taken in 1-1 Miyajimachō, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken 739-0588, Japan
Misplaced? Suggest new location