Torii - A Gate to Heaven
Category: Sense of Place
Photo and caption by Swapnali Mathkar
Miyajima , an ancient island near Hiroshima , Japan. This island said to be The Land of Gods. Torii -The gate standing in the sea is made of wood and looks like it is floating on the waters during high time. This Torii is the gate to Itsukushima shrine - A Unesco world heritage site.
Location: Miyajima, Japan
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