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Address: Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0535, Hiroshima Prefecture
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one of traditional temple in Miyajima

one of traditional temple in Miyajima. near in central but no special but okay to take a short visit

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of traditional temple in Miyajima. near in central but no special but okay to take a short visit

Thank iamface
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

After walking around the backstreets of town for a while I joined the main street again and saw that it was full with people so I decided to go to the Folklore Museum to get away from the crowds. Along the way I stopped at Daiganji Temple near the exit of Itsukushima Shrine along the way, I hadn’t seen it... More 

Thank Peter T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Good things can come in small packages and one gets the feeling that its' small size does not deminish its' importance to those who worship there. Worth a brief visit.

Thank seafare74
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

It's nice but it doesn't stand out next to the other attractions. You'll probably see it as you exit Itsukushima shrine.

Thank mrdom
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a small shrine that sits in the middle of the area. Quite literally just a shrine and some additional shrines and shops, it's a timely reminder of how spiritual the Japanese culture and people are.

Thank AkumaMike
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

It is located near the exit of itsukushima Shrine, there were 2 wooden statues of protective god that guard the gate. It was quite small but still quite interesting to explore.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Just outside exit of Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island. As other reviewers have said, can be easily missed as it serves as a walkway between two areas. This Buddhist temple does not allow photography of the inside halls but there are a few statues to be seen on the outside. Is still very much in use and free to enter.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

There's absolutely nothing unique about this temple. The fact that it is located next to the much more grand (and interesting) Itsukushima shrine - doesn't help either. Still, it's worth a 1-2 minute visit just to see the statues in the temple and its grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

It might be easy to walk right through this temple without knowing that you are doing so - the complex begins close to where you exit Itsukushima Shinto Shrine. There are many buildings on the grounds of Daiganji Temple, several containing very important cultural statues of the Buddha. There also is a lovely statue of Benzaiten, the Goddess of eloquence,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

This little temple is adjacent to the (much larger) Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima, so it would be easy to miss. But don't! It's lovely -- and it's such an interesting reminder of how Shinto and Buddhism coexist in Japan.

Thank Katja J

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