- Must-Visit Attractions Accessible from Hiroshima Airport -
As the shrine has become one with the nature surrounding it, the view changes significantly with the flow and ebb of the tide. At high tide, the O-toriii Gate and the shrine pavilions seemingly float on the sea, and at low tide, you can walk to the foot of the O-torii Gate.
The spectacular marine architecture of Itsukushima Shrine "Miyajima: one of the three great views of Japan"
Miyajima has one of the Three Great Views of Japan. The symbol of this is the red lacquered Itsukushima Shrine, which floats on the sea as the tide comes in. It was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1996. It is thought that this shrine, which was the first to be built in the sea, came to be under the patronage of a warlord called Taira no Kiyomori. It was created out of the ingenuity of people in the Heian Period, who brought a new beauty to the sea.
"Doors to explore 'NIPPON'", a special program that showcases scenes hand-picked from NHK's "SHIN NIHON FUDOKI", a show that conveys the beautiful scenery and profound culture of Japan, is screened on five TV monitors installed in the departure area of Haneda Airport.
Do enjoy the video before you leave Haneda Airport.