Day 165 – Miyajima, Japan

Awaking to some gorgeous weather this morning, we continued to explore the Hiroshima metropolis. First we visited Rijo, a beautiful wooden castle which was rebuilt after the war in accordance to the original structure. After walking through Hiroshima’s city center, we took a train and then a ferry to Miyajima Island. Miyajima’s natural beauty is absolutely stunning. We had an amazing time visiting the Itsukushima Shrine (a World Heritage site which dates back to 593) and going on a nature walk.

(Hiroshima Castle – Rijo)


(Miyajima Island)


(Itsukushima Shrine)


(Other scenery on the island)





One Response to “Day 165 – Miyajima, Japan”

  1. Are my eyes playing tricks on me, or is that a baby statue on the front of the bus to hold bikes in place?

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