Japan: Miyajima

Temple

Famous for the  Itsukushima Shrine and it’s cheeky deer who love to eat your map/guide right out of your back pocket!

WARNING

Inquisitive

Spotted the next targets:
View of the beast

Purify your hands and mind before entering.
Cleanse.

Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Pagoda

Peace..Harmony.

Itsukushima Shrine

Lantern

Wrath-filled and muscular guardian of the Buddha. Religion can be terrifying sometimes.
Kongōrikishi

Visiting the island at dusk created an almost magical atmosphere:
Lantern Trails

Even monks make sake:
Sake Barrels

Lanterns.

The main attraction:
Torri Gate

Torri Gate

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