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Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine)

  • Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine)
  • Miyajima (Itsukushima Shrine)


    Miyajima is considered to be one of Japan’s three most scenic locations along with Matsushima and Amanohashidate. Over three million visitors from Japan and overseas visit this island with a population of 1,800. Itsukushima Shrine, the symbol of Miyajima, is known for its red torii and main building in the sea. All of the main buildings are national treasures or important national cultural properties. Mt. Misen behind the shrine was registered as a World Heritage Site in 1996. Wild deer that live on Miyajima can be encountered all around the island.

    Basic information

    Miyajimachō, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima
    How to Get There
    About 10 minutes by ferry from Miyajimaguchi,12 minutes on foot
    Open time
    Itsukushima Shrine 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. [Varies according to the season]
    Open year-round
    Itsukushima Shrine admission fee: Adult: ¥300 High School Student: ¥200 , Elementary and Junior High Student: ¥100
    • Accessible by public transportation
    • Barrier-free accessibility
    Who are you traveling with?
    • Family
    • Couple
    • Friends
    • Alone
    • Senior
    Recommended seasons
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
    For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.
    ※Photo povided: Hiroshima Prefecture
    ※While pets are allowed, they must be carried in owners’ arms and not let down when entering the grounds of the Itsukushima-jinja Shrine.

    Detailed information

    Web Site
    This information is correct as of 12/2023. For details, please visit the official website of each facility or contact each facility.