Itsukushima Shrine

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Itsukushima Shrine
The torii o Itsukushima Shrine, the steid's maist recognizable laundmerk, appears tae float in the watter.
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Location Itsukushima, Hatsukaichi, Japan Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 34°17′45″N 132°19′11″E / 34.295833333333°N 132.31972222222°E / 34.295833333333; 132.31972222222
Aurie 431.2, 2,634.3 ha (46,410,000, 283,550,000 sq ft)
Criteria Cultural: i, ii, iv, vi
Reference 776
Inscription 1996 (20t Session)
Itsukushima Shrine is locatit in Japan
Itsukushima Shrine
Location o Itsukushima Shrine

Itsukushima Shrine (Japanese: 厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) is a Shinto shrine on the island o Itsukushima (popularly kent as Miyajima), best kent for its "floatin" torii gate.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2005). "Itsukushima-jinja" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 407.

Coordinates: 34°17′45″N 132°19′11″E / 34.29583°N 132.31972°E / 34.29583; 132.31972