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Address: Miyajimacho | Itsukushima Shrine, Hatsukaichi 739-0588, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Private Miyajma Rickshaw Tour Including Itsukushima Shrine
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Big and a view

The size: it's pretty big. You can walk under it on one side, and almost feel this big building on you. The view from up here is good for photos as well.

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Hans H
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Brisbane, Australia
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2,091 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A must see I will come back here with my family and spend more time exploring the attractions and places

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

You have to climb some steps to this shrine known as Hokoku shrine. It is located band opposite the Five-storied Pagoda. You have to pay 100 yen as entrance fees and you need to remove your shoes.Youare given a plastic bag put your shoes in and a pair of slippers to put on. It is a wooden structure which was... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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218 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a well spacious structure built on an elevated ground behind the Itsukushima Shrine. It has a history of over 450 years and has been build by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who's known as Japan's second "great unifier". Once stepped into the balcony area, it gives an amazing view of the surrounding. Absolutely worth visiting.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The size: it's pretty big. You can walk under it on one side, and almost feel this big building on you. The view from up here is good for photos as well.

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Thank Hans H
Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great collection of artwork and the views from here were beautiful. I recommend it if you also want to take a nice photo of Gojuno To. Cheap too.

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Thank Bianca S
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

You see this from walking around the lower part of Miyajima. It is positioned on a slight elevation. As you approach it by walking up the stairs, it seems to rise up even more. Once you are standing next to it, the dimensions are quite staggering. Walking around it you appreciate the architecture and craftsmanship in its construction. Well worth... More 

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Thank Randall K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

1000 tatamis may be hyperbole - but the hall certainly is expansive. Two different steep and long sets of steps take you up to the hall; go up one and down the other. From many locations on the island you can see Gojuno To, the five story pagoda, next to the shrine - use the pagoda as a target and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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 

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