Entries Tagged as 'Miyajima'

日曜日, 3月 18th, 2012

Miyajima: One day tour Part2

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Miyajima: One day tour Part2

Traditional buildings
Machiya Street is a well known shopping street which is usually filled with tourists. The street is lined with many old, traditional Japanese buildings, which are fun to look at. The buildings have a very retro feeling to them, and the main and side shopping streets and many of the buildings were build [...]

木曜日, 3月 15th, 2012

Miyajima: One day tour Part1

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Miyajima: One day tour Part1

The big red torii that appear to float in the ocean are the most well known symbol of the Itsukushima Shrine, which is located on the island of Miyajima. The shrine had been referred to as the island on which god lives from long ago. It is a registered World Heritage site, and an important [...]

金曜日, 1月 13th, 2012

Miyajima Night Photo

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Miyajima Night Photo